Second-team All-Big Ten selection (coaches and media) . . . first-team All-Big Ten pick by BTN.com and second-team pick by Athlon Sports and Phil Steele . . . named a fourth-team All-American by Athlon Sports . . . named to CollegeFootballNews.com All-Sophomore Team . . . led team with 104.5 knockdowns, including nine dominators, and played a team-high 868 snaps during the regular season . . . only allowed 2.5 sacks all season . . . helped contain Baylor All-American defensive Shawn Oakman to just three tackles as MSU gained 238 rushing yards on the nation's No. 9 rushing defense in the win over the fourth-ranked Bears in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic . . . graded out the highest (83 percent) among Spartan offensive linemen during the regular season . . . named one of 10 semifinalists for the Burlsworth Trophy (awarded to former walk-on) . . . was featured on the Outland Trophy Watch List (nation's most outstanding interior lineman) . . . was selected Spartan Offensive Lineman of the Week a team-high four times (vs. Rutgers, Purdue, Wyoming and Jacksonville State) during the regular season . . . had 9.5 knockdowns at Penn State, including two dominators.