|Hometown:||Michigan City, Ind.|
|High School:||Michigan City|
Will play at tackle this fall . . . Expected to compete for time . . . Coming off a solid redshirt year . . . Promising future in the program . . . Earned the team's Newcomer Award for his play in the spring . . . Redshirted during the 2010 campaign . . . A 2010 graduate of Michigan City High School . . . Two-way lineman with size . . . Listed among Indiana's top prep football recruits by various services . . . Coached by Craig Buzea . . . Three-year starter . . . Missed part of senior season due to injury . . . Graded out at 92% as a junior with 13 pancake blocks . . . Did not give up a sack in his final two years . . . Two-time all-conference honoree . . . Chosen twice as team's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman . . . Named to Indiana Football Digest's Primetime Top 25 players prior to senior campaign . . . IFCA Junior All-State pick in 2008 . . . Pre-Science major.