The top interior defensive line prospect in the state and one of the best at his position in the nation ... Explosive off the ball and a dominating presence inside ... Rated the No. 8 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by Rivals.com ... Received Class 5A first-team all-state honors with 72 tackles (17 for losses), 18 sacks, 25 quarterback hurries, eight forced fumbles and two recovered fumbles as a senior ... 2006 MVP of the New Orleans Times Picayune's All-Metro team and a SuperPrep All-American ... Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ... Recorded 80 tackles and eight sacks as a junior ... Timed at 4.85 in the 40-yard dash ... Bench presses 435 pounds ... Coached by Billy North ... Born May 8, 1989.