Can play both end spots and has bumped down inside to tackle as well. Has room for even more muscle on his frame. Great effort throughout the play and will continue his chase until whistle blows. Length and down-the-line quickness give him expanded playmaking range. Urgent closing burst to the ball. Full force tackler with thump behind his pads. Keeps feet moving and active throughout his pass rush. Can become a quality edge-setter with a little lower pad level. Has some pass rush reps showing ankle flexion to turn corner at 45-degree angle.
Named a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award and a Lott IMPACT Trophy Nominee…A First Team All-America selection by Sporting News, ESPN.com and CBSSports.com…Second-Team All-America selection by the Associated Press, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and Walter Camp…Third Team All-America pick by Phil Steele…Unanimous First Team All-SEC selection…Ranked seventh on the team with 50 total tackles, third-most