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What is your name?
What is your Height/Weight?
What is your position?
Where do you play college football?
South Carolina State University
How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?
How did you choose your school?
SC State gave me the best opportunity to take advantage my ability.
Where are you from?
Lake City, South Carolina
Who is your role model, and why?
My role model is my dad because all my life he has demonstrated the true definition of being a man and submitting my self to hard work and dedication.
Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?
I’ve met with 5 scouts they are saying I am a sleeper and I have great ability.
Did you play any other sports growing up?
Yes, Basketball, field events in track, and soccer.
Did you play any other positions in football?
At your position, what separates you from others?
At my position what separates me is my natural instincts and my attention to detail on fundamentals playing offensive line.
When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?
When breaking down film I look for tendencies and also anything I need to work on.
Who was the toughest player you ever faced?
The toughest player I’ve ever played against is Vic Beasley DE from Clemson.
If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?
If it was one person I would compare myself to, it would be Zack Martin of the Dallas Cowboys. I choose him because we both are about the same size and we both play with great fundamental not just nasty but a skilled nasty style offensive line play.
The biggest obstacle in life I’ve faced was losing my first cousin who I really grew up with and is like my brother. I have never really overcome it but I know he’s watching over me and I dedicate my game play to him.
Do you have any pre-game rituals?
I take a hot shower before I get dressed to warm up and get loose.
What is your biggest strength?
My biggest strength is my footwork determination to finish blocks.
What is your biggest weakness?
My biggest weakness is I have a thinner frame I could use a little more bulk coming from a zone scheme offensive team in college.
If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?
I would say GM if your looking for an offensive lineman who is dedicated to your program. I am that guy. I’m a self motivated, whole hearted determined player, you want a guy who wants to not only enhance your team but also make the people around that guy better, I am that player.
Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?
Favorite player Orlando Pace favorite team Washington Redskins
If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?
I would first have dinner with my cousin who passed, then dinner with Michael Jordan and Ernest E. Just