2013 FRESHMAN SEASON
Appeared in 10 games as a back-up tight end and on special teams.
Played for Greg Dempsey at Toledo Central Catholic. . .former Nebraska pledge. . .rated a three-star prospect across the board by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com. . .rated as the No. 67 prospect out of Ohio by Rivals.com... rated as the No. 50 tight end by Scout.com. . . ranked the No. 5 tight end in Ohio and No. 66 overall prospect. . .rated at the 36th-best tight end by 247Sports. . .owns great speed despite his large frame. . .possessed speed to run by defensive backs. . .played on both sides of the football. . .starred at tight end and defensive end. . .helped lead Toledo Central Catholic to a 16-12 victory over Trotwood-Madison in 2012 OHSAA DII State Championship. . .named to the South West Ohio All-Tournament Defensive team from the OHSAA State Football championship games. . .recorded five tackles and a sack and one catch for 10 yards in the state title game. . .recorded 28 receptions for 410 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior. . .guided team to 15-1 record... connected on a 43-yard strike to the 5-yard line that led to the game-winning touchdown in the state semifinal win over Aurora High School. . .has good size and framework to play tight end at the collegiate level... caught four passes for 70 yards in the win. . . scored on TD passes of 16 and 23 yards as Central Catholic downed Grafton Midview 50-7 in the first round of the Division II playoffs. . .was recognized on the Ohio Top45 rankings. . . described as an every down tight end. . .earned Division III special mention by the Associated Press. . .also a standout on the basketball team... earned All-State honorable mention honors in basketball.