TENNESSEE TRIVIA - Shared his high school Academic Award with twin brother, Cory, who also currently plays for the Vols ... Both recorded 4.182 GPAs.
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 18/13
2009 - Games/Starts: 13/13 ... Part of Cottontown duo on offensive front for Vols ... Started season's final 10 games alongside twin brother, Cory ... One of three UT offensive linemen to start all 13 games ... Earned way into starting lineup with stellar fall camp and never relinquished spot ... Helped tailback Montario Hardesty gain 1,345 rushing yards and quarterback Jonathan Crompton throw for 2,800 passing yards ... Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team ... Matched brother in compiling four straight Academic All-SEC selections.
2008 - Games/Starts: 2/0 ... Saw action as offensive line backup against UAB and Mississippi State ... Vols rushed for a season-high 266 yards and three touchdowns against UAB ... Played as reserve in Vols junior varsity win over Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy ... Matched his brother in compiling three straight Academic All-SEC selections.
2007 - Games/Starts: 3/0 ... Appeared in games against Arkansas State, Georgia and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Second year as regular SEC travel squad member.
2006 - Games/Starts: 0/0 ... Squad member who worked his way onto travel squads for several conference road games.
2005 - Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - Named to Tennessean's 2004 All-Midstate team for offense and defense, as well as Shoney's Prep Scrapbook first team for offense and defense ... Twice selected All-Region and All-County ... Played in Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game ... Recorded 116 career tackles and six sacks ... Had 65 tackles (37 solo) as senior, with 4½ sacks and nine tackles for loss ... Also named to Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association All-Midstate Team as junior pitcher.
COACH AT WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL - Jeff Porter.
BORN - Aug. 21, 1987.
2008 Academic All-SEC
2007 Academic All-SEC
2006 Academic All-SEC