Has battled a pair of knee surgeries... athletic tight end who can make plays in the passing game... needs to stay healthy to help the Cardinals at the tight end position... returned to the field late in spring practice.
2008:Tore his ACL and missed most of the season.
Played for Zach Taylor at Glen Este High School... two-year starter at tight end... rated as the No. 21 tight end in the country, three-star prospect and the No. 16 player in Ohio... rated the second-best tight end in the state... caught 34 passes for 660 yards as a varsity starter... caught 17 passes for 240 yards and four touchdowns as a senior... named first team All-State... guided team to a 9-2 record and a loss in the first round of the state playoffs... recorded 17 receptions for 320 yards and four scores as a junior... earned first team All-Conference honors... member of the National Honor Society... born 7/23/87... exercise science and sports medicine major.