Career Highs: 3 receptions (2x), last at Ole Miss in 2011 *53 receiving yards vs. Tenn. Tech in 2009 *Long reception of 48 vs. No. 11 LSU in 2008 *2 receiving TDs vs. Texas A&M in 2009
2011: Appeared in 14 games making one start catching nine passes for 101 yards and four TDs. *Named 1-of-11 FBS student-athletes (1-of-22 overall) on the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team. *Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester. *Started and hauled in an 12-yard TD catch in SEC Championship Game vs. No. 1 LSU. *Also caught TD passes at No. 21 Ga. Tech, vs. New Mexico St. and at Ole Miss. *Recipient of the Michael A. Kahn Family Football Scholarship.
2010: Graduated in December with a degree in Management and a minor in African-American Studies; Chosen as student commencement speaker for the undergraduate fall semester graduation ceremonies. *Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll. *Appeared in 13 games making three starts catching nine passes for 125 yards. *Hauled in a career-best three passes for a season-high 50 yards vs. Vanderbilt. *Preseaon national ranking of #22 at tight end by Phil Steele. *Recipient of the Brad K. and Anissa H. Johnson Family Trust Football Scholarship. *Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring and summer semesters.
2009: Named team's Most Improved Player for offense. *Earned Independence Bowl Offensive Player of the Game award after recording two receptions, both for touchdowns, in victory over Texas A&M. *Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll. *Appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts making 13 receptions for 198 yards and four touchdowns. *Recorded a season-high two receptions four times: at Vanderbilt for 14 yards, vs. Tenn. Tech for a carer-high 53 yards, at No. 7 Ga. Tech for 21 yards, and vs. Texas A&m for 26 yards. *Earned CollegeFootballPerformance.com Honorable Mention Tight End Performer of the Week recognition after catching a 26 yard touchdown pass vs. No. 1 Florida. *Also recorded a TD on a 21-yard catch at Arkansas. *Caught three passes for 50 yards in spring G-Day game. *Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for summer semester. *Recipient of Brad K. and Anissa H. Johnson Family Trust Football Scholarship.
2008: Appeared in 10 games making one start recording three receptions for 88 yards and two TDs. *Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll and Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester. *Recorded one reception for a 21-yard TD in Capital One Bowl victory over No. 19 Michigan State. *Second-career reception and first TD catch of career vs. No. 5 Florida. *Recorded first-career reception, a 48-yard catch, in win at No. 11 LSU *Made first-career start vs. Tennessee. *Made Bulldog debut vs. Georgia Southern.
2007: Redshirted. *Named to 2007-08 SEC Freshman Honor Roll.
High School: Rock Bridge High School, coached by A.J. Ofodile...Rated the nation's top tight end by Rivals.com...Class 6 All-State First Team following his senior year...one of just three players from the state of Missouri to play in inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla....in the post-season all-star game, he had four catches for 31 yards...led Rock Bridge to a 9-1 record in senior season...17 career TD receptions set a new school record...ESPN.com rates him the seventh-best tight end in the country...a two-year letterman in both football and basketball...football and basketball teammates with fellow Bulldog signee QB Logan Gray...as a junior had 36 catches for 621 yards and 11 TDs and in his senior season had 23 grabs for 430 yards and six scores.