HISTORY — from college bio




  • Earned his bachelor's degree in Family, Youth and Community Sciences (Falll 2022)
  • Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2019-20)

2022 (Redshirt Senior): Appeared in 11 games, including10 starts… Recorded an 11 tackle game (three solo) and a forced fumble against Vanderbilt (Nov. 19)... Tied his career-high with two tackles for losses against South Carolina (Nov. 12)... Had four tackles (three solo), one being a tackle for loss at Texas A&M (Nov. 5)... Registered five tackles and a quarterback hurry vs. Georgia (Oct. 29)... Led the team with nine tackles against against LSU (Oct. 15)... Had a team-high 11 tackles, including two behind the line of scrimmage against Missouri (Oct. 8)... Logged eight tackles in the win over Eastern Washington (Oct. 2.)... Recorded his first forced fumble and fumble recovery at Tennessee (Sept. 24)... Had six tackles (two solo), one TFL and one quarterback hurry vs. Kentucky (Sept. 10)... Tallied nine tackles (three solo), a pass breakup, a quarterback hurry, and 0.5 TFL against Utah (Sept. 3).

2021 (Redshirt Senior): Started in two games before being sidelined with an injury... Led the team with seven total tackles (two solo) against Florida Atlantic (Sept. 4)... Recorded a solo tackle versus USF (Sept. 11). 

2020 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 11 games, starting in 10 of those contests... Led the team in tackles with 88 and added on 3.5 sacks and 7.5 tackles-for-loss... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week after season opener against Ole Miss(Sept. 26) performance where he collected 15 tackles, two tackles-for-loss and a sack... Earned second Player of the Week honors after a 12 tackle (eight solo), one sack and pass break up game vs. Tennessee (Dec. 5)... Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2019 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 12 games, starting 11 at linebacker… Finished second on the team in tackles (55)… One of eight Gators to finish with at least 3.0 sacks… Recorded six tackles and a career-high 2.0 sacks in season opener and first career start against Miami (Aug. 24)… Tallied seven tackles (five solo) at Kentucky (Sept. 14)… Notched six tackles and a sack at Mizzou (Nov. 16)… Registered career-highs of eight tackles against Florida State (Nov. 30) and in the Capital One Orange Bowl against Virginia (Dec. 30).

2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in all 13 games as a reserve linebacker and key special teams player… Totaled 15 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one sack and one interception… Tallied four tackles and a sack in his collegiate debut against Charleston Southern (Sept. 1)… Recorded an 82-yard interception return for a touchdown against Idaho (Nov. 17), which is the ninth-longest in school history and the longest since Will Hill returned (but did not score) one 89 yards on the final play of regulation against Georgia on Oct. 30, 2010… Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2017 (Freshman): Spent the entire season suspended and away from the team... Redshirted.
High school: Chosen for 2017 Florida All-State Class 7A Second-Team Defense… 2016 Lakeland Ledger’s Defensive Player of the Year in Polk County and Class 7A second-team All-State pick… Senior stats: 50 tackles, three sacks… Junior stats: 104 tackles, nine tackles-for-loss, five pass breakups… Florida High School Football’s 2015 Class 7A All-State First Team Defense… Played for coach Irving Strickland.