Tackles for loss: 1.0, five times, last vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014 (1-0)
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in 12 of the 13 games (missed the game vs. Purdue due to injury) and started in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30) ... one of five true freshmen (Greer Martini, Nyles Morgan, Drue Tranquill and Grant Blankenship) to register at least 10 tackles ... one of six true freshmen (Martini, Morgan, Tranquill, Blankenship and Daniel Cage) on defense who played in at least 11 games ... one of four true freshman to start on defense (Martini, Morgan and Tranquill) ... registered 21 tackles, including 15 solo stops, five and a half tackles for loss, one sack and five quarterback hurries ... ranks sixth on the team in TFLs ... one of 10 Irish freshmen who made his career debut in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) ... recorded a tackle against the Owls ... recorded a career-high four tackles and collected a quarterback hurry in the 31-0 rout of Michigan (Sept. 6) ... did not play due to injury in the 30-14 victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) ... returned to his home state and lineup against Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... registered a pair of tackles, including one for loss, in the 31-15 victory ... made two solo tackles, including his first career sack, in the 17-14 win over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... had a quarterback hurry against North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... recorded a pass pressure of Jameis Winston at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) ... contributed to the win over Navy (Nov. 1) ... had a career-high four solo tackles at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) ... also made a TFL against the Sun Devils ... recorded two tackles, including a half TFL, vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... had a TFL and a pass pressure, along with three tackles, against Louisville (Nov. 22) ... did not register a tackle at USC (Nov. 29) ... collected three tackles, all solo stops, one for loss and a quarterback hurry in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked as 85th player nationally by 247Sports, 97th by ESPN and 166th by Scout.com ... named to USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA New Jersey team for 2013 ... first-team pick as defensive lineman on Newark Star- Ledger All-Ledger All-Bergen County squad ... honorable mention defensive lineman on MSG Varsity all-New Jersey squad for 2013 ... played defensive end, wide receiver and running back at Demarest High School in Demarest, New Jersey ... had 47 tackles and four sacks in 2013, after 40 and 5.5 as a junior in 2012, and 25 and one as a sophomore in 2011 ... carried 51 times as a running back in 2013 for 454 yards and three TDs ... caught 12 passes for 277 yards and six TDs in 2013, after grabbing 13 for 201 as a junior and 28 for 356 and three TDs as sophomore in 2011 ... scored four TDs in a 61-26 victory over Tenafly in 2013 while accounting for 305 yards of total offense (rushed for 145 yards with TD runs of 80 and 25 yards and had 160 receiving yards including TD receptions of 80 and 30 yards). . . helped Demarest to 7-3 record as a sophomore in 211 ... played in Under Armour All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Florida ... track and field standout with indoor best of 61-8 and outdoor best of 60-2 1/2 in shot put and outdoor best of 177-3 in discus ... brother Joe is a junior safety at Johns Hopkins in 2014… enrolled early at the University and began taking classes in January 2014 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.