AT VIRGINIA 2012 - One of nine UVa true freshmen to make collegiate debut ... appeared in all 12 games ... No. 4 on the team with 7.0 tackles for loss ... tied for No. 3 with 2.0 sacks ... No. 3 among UVa defensive linemen with 36 tackles ... made collegiate debut against Richmond ... made five stops in his debut ... also had 0.5 tackles for loss in debut ... made one stop against Penn State ... had 3.0 tackles for a losss and 1.5 sacks vs. Maryland ... had a career-high seven tackles against Wake Forest ... made first collegiate start at NC State and had four tackles and an INT ... the INT was the first by a UVa defensive linemen since Nate Collins return an INT for a touchdown at Maryland in 2009 ... made five tackles and 0.5 sacks at Virginia Tech ... teamed with DE Jake Snyder to sack Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas and forced a fumble that Brent Urban returned 16 yards for a TD.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL Played defensive end at Ocean Lakes High School for head coach Chris Scott ... ESPNU Top 150 prospect ... SuperPrep Elite 50 prospect ... SuperPrep All-American ... SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Defensive Player of the Year ... 247Sports.com All-American ... the No. 34 prospect on SI.com's 247Sports' Top 100 ... ranked the No. 1 overall player in the state of Virginia by Rivals ... ranked the No. 5 defensive end nationally by Rivals ... ranked the No. 50 overall prospect by Rivals ... five stars from Scout ... ranked the No. 1 outside linebacker prospect by Scout ... ranked the No. 15 defensive end in the nation by ESPN ... earned a scouts grade of 80 from ESPN.com ... four stars by ESPN and Rivals ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and was selected as a team captain for the East squad... SI.com honorable mention All-American ... collected 78 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior ... played quarterback, running back and wide receiver on offense while accounting for 1,146 total yards and 20 touchdowns in a wildcat offense ... led the Dolphins with 41 receptions for 723 yards ... first-team All-Tidewater pick ... Beach District Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team all-district selection at wide receiver and defensive end.