End/Linebacker, 6-4, 225
Northwest Rankin H.S.
Two-year captain... Three-year letterman... Started at inside
linebacker junior and senior seasons... Team defensive MVP
in 2001... Played five games of 2001 season with a cast due
to a fractured leg... As senior, still managed to achieve
school-record 113 total tackles, three sacks and an interception
for the 4-7 Cougars. Two-year member of all-region and all-district
teams... Named to Jackson Clarion-Ledger All-Jackson Metro
Team and “Mississippi’s Top 40 Recruits”... Listed as Superprep’s
#21 Prospect in Mississippi...Most Valuable Player at Southern
Miss Summer Football Camp... Used intense work in weight room
to transform frame.
Two-year letterman in track and field... Captured district
and ran third at indoor state meet last year in 60-meter hurdles...
As sophomore, finished third statewide in pole vault... Member
of Mu Alpha Theta and involved in Fellowship of Christian
Athletes and First Priority Club... School also produced former
Commodore LBs Mark Jefcoat and William Lowery... Father owns
heating/air conditioning business... Has worked as cook in
’50s-themed restaurant... Plans to study electrical engineering.