2004 Preseason - All-SEC candidate at center ... Listed on the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy, presented annually to the nation's top collegiate center ... Is a solid football player ... Had a good spring practice ... Should be one of the leaders on the offense.
2003 -Emerged as a quality offensive lineman throughout the course of the season ... Was the starting center in eight of the 11 games he played in ... Suffered an ankle sprain against Florida and was not able to play in the season finale vs. Clemson ... Also bruised his knee against Kentucky and was limited the following week in practice ... Coaches believe he developed into a very good SEC center by season's end.
2002 -Reserve offensive lineman who saw action in six games ... Played against Temple, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, LSU, Arkansas and Florida ... Primarily backed up Shane Hall at right guard ... During the spring, he was battling for the starting position at center along with Na'shan Goddard and C.J. Frye.
2001 -Appeared in five games on the year ... Played a valuable role in the win over Clemson, handling the center position for the majority of the game, after injuries to Larrell Johnson and C.J. Frye took their toll on depth at that spot ... Stepped up and played admirably in that victory ... Can also play guard ... Underwent offseason shoulder surgery after the Outback Bowl and he may not be at full strength for spring practice 2002.
2000 -Was redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL -First-team all-region and all-state ... The top blocker on a rushing team that averaged 292 yards per game ... Was credited with 45 pancake blocks ... Played for Coach Bob Christmas at Bainbridge High School ... Also considered Georgia, Georgia Tech, Auburn and Central Florida.
PERSONAL -Born July 31, 1981 ... He is majoring in Retailing.