The No. 1 tight end out of the state of Florida ... Great athleticism and speed for his size ... Possesses a powerful lower body and is known for great run blocking ability ... Can take on linebackers ... Outstanding on the defensive line but projects to play tight end for the Tigers ... Comes from a winning program at Lakeland High School that produced three Class 5A state championships during his career ... The 2006 team finished ranked No. 3 nationally ... Missed his entire senior season due to injury ... Earned third-team all-state honors after tallying five receptions for 120 yards in 2005 ... Also recorded 57 tackles, including 24 behind the line as a junior ... As a sophomore, averaged 17.8 yards per catch and had 58 tackles and two sacks ... Started as a defensive line as a freshman ... Maintained a 3.0 GPA throughout his career ... Coached by William Castle ... Born Jan. 6, 1989.