The anchor of the MSU offensive line with All-American potential for 2012 . . . Named to the preseason 2012 All-SEC second team by the SEC Coaches, Phil Steele, Athlon and the SEC’s Football Information Directors . . . Member of the 2012 Outland Trophy Watch List . . . 2011 Rivals.com Sophomore All-American after being named to the All-SEC second team by Rivals and the AP . . . Has started 25 games in his three years at State . . .