Stepped into a starting role at right guard in each of the 10 games throughout the season ... big part of a line that allowed the Big Green to rank third in the Ivy League in both total offense and passing offense, plus second in pass efficiency with a team completion rate of 63.3 percent ... opened holes for teammate Dominick Pierre, who posted the eighth-most rushing yards in a season at Dartmouth.
Key reserve on the offensive line who played in every game ... gradually played more and more as the season went on, starting three of the last four contests ... helped pave the way for Nick Schwieger to rush for over 1,000 yards for a second straight season and set a new Big Green career mark for yardage ... also part of the group that surrendered just nine sacks all season, placing Dartmouth among the top 10 in the FCS.
Spent the season working with the junior varsity squad.
All-District 2A selection ... captain as a senior ... chosen an Oklahoma All-Star for the Oil Bowl game against Texas along with Dartmouth teammate Joe Dowdell of Bishop Kelley High School ... had 42 tackles including one sack as a senior ... helped Verdigris go 8-2 in 2009 ... honorable-mention all-metro as a junior.
Majoring in German ... son of Alford and Teri ... has a brother and two sisters ... born on Oct. 3, 1991.