Enrolled at UK in January … Second-team all-conference tight end at Kilgore (Texas) College … Caught 11 passes as a sophomore for 181 yards, a 16.5-yard average, and four touchdowns … Versatile athlete who has the size to play tight end and the athleticism to play as a slot receiver … Coached at Kilgore by J.J. Eckert … Played defensive end during the 2010 season at Southwestern Assemblies of God, an NAIA school in Waxahachie, Texas … Made 35 tackles, featuring 7.5 tackles for loss, including 3.5 quarterback sacks … Played his senior season as a defensive end at Waxahachie High School, helping team to a 12-1 record and the quarterfinals of the state Class AAAA playoffs … Earned first-team all-district honors … Coached at Waxahachie by David Ream … Played three seasons at Santa Clarita Christian High School in California as a quarterback, receiver and linebacker … Coached at Santa Clarita by Garrick Moss … Also played basketball in high school.
Combines great footwork with tremendous length and playing strength … No. 38 overall offensive tackle according to Scout.com … The No. 31-ranked player in the 247Sports composite of the talent-rich state of Ohio … Ranked No. 5 among the top 50 players in the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Greater Cincinnati to watch list of the 2013 … Played for Larry Cox at Lakota West High School … Helped his team to an 8-2 record as a senior … A former basketball player who exhibits an all-around combination of quickness, balance and strength … Went to the same high school as former UK fullback John Conner, now a member of the Cincinnati Bengals.