A 2010 graduate of Marshall High School . . . Led team to a 13-1 overall record and state title last fall . . . Played both fullback and defensive tackle . . . Ran for 195 yards and three TD's in state championship contest . . . Battle Creek Enquirer All-Area honoree . . . Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference selection . . . Has also wrestled for Marshall . . . Played rugby in the offseason to sharpen skills.