Fort Valley, Georgia
Peach County High School
Head Coach: Chad Campbell
Overview: Will play in the Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 2, 2020 … semifinalist for the High School Butkus Award … consensus top 200 player nationally who is rated among the top 10 players in the country at his position by ESPN, PrepStar and 247Sports … a winner who saw his high school team post a 48-9 record in his four years as a starter … played linebacker all four years and saw action as a tight end as a sophomore in 2017 … his Peach County team was among the final eight of the state playoffs all four years, including two runner-up finishes, one semifinalist finish and one quarterfinal finish … completed his 51-game high school career with 357 total tackles, including 222 solo … ranks in top five in school history in career tackles … posted 45 tackles for loss, including 15 sacks, and 48 quarterback hurries.
Rankings: Ranked as the No. 150 overall player in the nation by ESPN.com, which also ranked him as the second-best inside linebacker and 16th-best player in Georgia … PrepStar Magazine ranked him as the No. 165 overall player, the sixth-best inside linebacker and 19th-best player in Georgia … 247Sports ranked him as the No. 191 overall player, the 11th-best inside linebacker and the 21st-best player in Georgia … named to the 2019 preseason Super 11 team named by the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
In High School: Played for Chad Campbell at Peach County High School in Fort Valley, Ga. … named team captain and team MVP as a senior in 2019 … posted 74 tackles as a senior, including 46 solo, with 14 tackles for loss and three sacks … also had an interception and 17 quarterback hurries … recorded at least one tackle for loss in nine of his 10 games … had a pick-six vs. Northside … as a junior in 2018, posted a career-high 122 tackles, including 82 solo, en route to being named team MVP … had 11 tackles for loss, six of which were sacks … had five double-figure tackle games, including a career-high 15 stops against Pike Country … had an incredible seven quarterback pressures against Westminster that year among his 17 quarterback pressures on the season … named 3A Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Georgia Athletic Coaches Association … as a sophomore in 2017, helped Peach County to State Championship game while recording 104 tackles, including 59 solo … notched at least 10 tackles in four games … had single-season career-best 15 tackles for loss, including two sacks … caused three fumbles and added an interception and seven hurries … recorded 19 receptions for 333 yards and three scores as a sophomore, his only year playing tight end … contributed 57 total tackles in 11 games as a freshman…had five tackles for loss, including four sacks.
Personal: Committed to Clemson on July 26, 2018 … recruited to Clemson by Todd Bates and Brent Venables … expected to enroll at Clemson in January 2020.