Junior walk-on tight end who adds depth to the position... hard worker who will continue to improve with time... catches the ball well.
2008: Worked with the scout team as a back up tight end.
2007: Served as a reserve tight end... practiced with the scout team.
2006: Joined the program in the fall as a walk-on... redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Graduated from Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., in 2006 where he was coached by Bob Hayes... 2005 All-State selection by the Associated Press and the High School Sports Report... represented South Carolina in the 2005 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, joining fellow Gamecocks Garrett Anderson, Moe Brown, Rodney Paulk and Nick Prochak on the South Carolina roster... first-team all-Lowcountry tight end in 2004 and 2005... 2005 all-Lowcountry Lineman of the Year... played in a run-oriented offense and was used primarily as a blocking tight end, but did make nine receptions his senior year... helped lead Wando to the 2004 Lowerstate finals.