Gave Alabama a dynamic option at the tight end position, providing a mismatch for most defenses in the passing game ... collected 38 catches on the season for 602 yards for a team-high 15.8 yards per catch average ... 24 of his catches converted first downs for the Tide with nine of 20 yards or more ... named one of the UA coaching staff’s offensive players of the game for his performance against Wisconsin in the season opener. Wisconsin: Started the season opener against the Badgers, reeling in three passes for 37 yards with a long reception of 21. Middle Tennessee: Caught a career-best four passes for 68 yards, including a 42-yard gain in the third quarter ... three of his catches converted first downs for the Tide.Ole Miss: Reeled in four catches for 70 yards including a long of 30 on the Tide’s first offensive drive of the game. ULM: Had two catches for eight yards on the day ... also recorded a tackle on the interception return. Georgia: Stayed in to block for the Tide backs on a rainy day in Athens ... helped provide lanes for the Crimson Tide runners to put together 189 yards rushing on the ground, including a career-high 148 yards for junior Derrick Henry. Arkansas: Finished the day with three catches for 17 yards, including a long of seven ... also notched his second tackle of the season, making the stop on a Razorback interception return. Texas A&M: Hauled in three passes for 35 yards with a long reception of 24 .