2005 Preseason >> All-SEC candidate at right tackle ... Recognized as the co-winner of the team's Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award during the spring ... Excellent athlete at the position is one of the vocal leaders and most charismatic personalities on the team
2004 >> Started all 11 games at right offensive tackle ... Had a solid junior season ... Excellent pass blocker ... Combined with Jabari Levey to give the Gamecocks a pair of solid tackles.
2003 >> Emerged as a quality offensive lineman in the SEC ... Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts ... Played both guard and center for the Gamecocks.
2002 >> Named freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... Also chosen to The Sporting News' Freshman All-SEC squad ... Appeared in nine games, with three starts ... Primarily played center.
2001 >> Promising offensive line prospect who took a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL >> Was a late signee for the Gamecocks ... Highly regarded player from Dayton's Dunbar High School ... Coached by Alred Powell at Dunbar ... Athletic defensive lineman who recorded 140 tackles with 11 quarterback sacks, four fumble recoveries and two interceptions ... Named All-Region and All-Midwest by SuperPrep ... Garnered first-team All-State honors ... Was also a standout basketball player who made All-State ... Recruited by Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Michigan State, Kentucky and Penn State.
PERSONAL >> Born April 23, 1983 ... He is majoring in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.