FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Spent the season on the offensive scout team and did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team tight end on Parade prep All-America squad ... first-team MaxPreps All-America selection ... ranked as 212th player nationally by 247Sports and 274th by ESPN ... all-time leading receiver in Illinois high school football history with 237 catches ... his 3,050 career receiving yards rank eighth in Illinois history ... first-team all-state tight end by Chicago Tribune and two-time Class 8A pick by Illinois High School Football Coaches Association (in 2013 as wide receiver/tight end) ... named to Illinois Class 8A Academic All-State team by IHSFCA as both a junior and senior. . . two-time East Suburban Catholic Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2013 and 2012 ... chosen for Chicago Sun-Times all-area squad for both 2012 and 2013 ... Southtown Star 2013 Football Player of the Year ... first-team all-area wide receiver by Southtown Star ... made 86 catches for 1.044 yards and 10 TDs as a senior in 2013 for Marist High School in Chicago ... also made 48 tackles, three sacks, three forced fumbles and had three interceptions on defense ... helped Marist to 9-4 record and 2013 Illinois Class 8A semifinal before losing to eventual state champion Naperville Central ... had nine catches for 155 yards in 55-14 win over Brother Rice in 2013, including TD grabs of 31, 27 and four yards ... senior season also featured 11 receptions for 170 yards and three TDs vs. Niles Notre Dame ... three-year starter at Marist ... caught 89 passes as a junior in 2012 for 1,100 yards and five TDs for 8-2 Marist team ... named to MaxPreps Junior All-America 2012 first team ... caught 77 passes for 1,160 yards and 13 TDs as sophomore in 2011 on 7-3 team ... named to MaxPreps U.S. Air Force Sophomore All-America second team ... played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... also played basketball at Marist, averaging 13 points and nine rebounds as sophomore on 23-7 team ... late brother, Andrew, played football at Illinois Wesleyan ... enrolled in First Year of Studies