OUTLOOK -- Transfer from Northern Arizona ... Good, all-around athlete ... Should contribute this season in the weight, hammer and discus throws ... Should be an SEC scorer and could have an NCAA impact.
FRESHMAN -- Competed at Northern Arizona where he trained under former Gamecock and NAU assistant coach Lisa Misipeka.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Attended Buena High School ... Lettered in track and field (2000, `01) and football (2001) ... Was Regional Champions in 2000 and `01 ... Named all-state in 2001 ... Named all-region in 2000 and `01 ... Was state runner-up in 2001 ... Team was regional champs in 2000 and regional runner-up in 2001.
PERSONAL -- Majoring in Criminal Justice ... Nicknamed Tony ... Enjoys playing basketball ... Favorite book is The Giver ... Favorite movie is Scarface ... His mother is his biggest influence and the person he admires the most ... Chose USC because of the high standards set by the coaches and the excellent track and field program ... Born June 15, 1983, in Washington, D.C.