Chippewa is among 66 centers up for prestigious award
Dec. 28, 2015
2014: [Game-by-Game] Started all 13 games at center and has started every game of his CMU career (38 games) ... earned First Team All-MAC honors ... named to the Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List ... named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-MAC Second Team.
2013: [Game-by-Game] Named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-MAC Second Team ... started all 12 games at center, extending his start streak to 25 consecutive.
2012: [Game-by-Game] Named CMU Offensive Rookie of the Year ... started all 13 games at center ... part of an offense that averaged 6.2 yards per play, second best in the MAC, produced nearly 400 yards of offense per game, and scored 30 more points in 10 games ... helped anchor an offensive line that allowed just 15 sacks, which ranked No. 17 nationally ... helped pave the way for running back Zurlon Tipton to rush for 1,492 yards and 19 touchdowns, the second highest total ever by a Chippewa ... protected quarterback Ryan Radcliff as he threw for 3,000-plus yards for the third consecutive season (3,158) and posted the best touchdown-to-interception ratio of his career (23-9).
High School: Ranked No. 43 on the Detroit News Blue Chip list and No. 46 on the Detroit Free Press Fab 50 ... selected to play in 2011 MHSFCA East-West All-Star Game ... earned All-Metro West accolades from the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News ... all-conference first team center and all-conference second team defensive end in 2010 ... as a defensive end, credited with 73 tackles, including seven for a loss of yardage, in 2010 ... all-conference honorable mention center as a junior ... three-year starter ... also earned two varsity letters in basketball and four in golf.