Came to Marshall as walk-on, but earned scholarship for spring semester in 2015 ... Spent 2014 season as backup to fifth-year senior PK Justin Haig, who holds several Marshall single-season and career records.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): As backup to Justin Haig, was perfect on only PAT attempts, in fourth quarter in win at FIU ... took over primary kickoff duties during the Conference USA championship win over Louisiana Tech, getting three kicks ... Had nine kickoffs, including two touchbacks, averaging 62.8 yards in the Boca Raton Bowl victory over Northern Illinois ... Made strong challenge for place-kicking job in August camp before veteran Haig won the job. ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born Oct. 4, 1994 ... Majoring in Digital Forensics ... Starred at Alder High School in Plain City, Ohio, where he booted 52- and 51-yard field goals ... Scored 100 points in his junior season (2011) ... Was All-Ohio Division III first team kicker in 2011 after being All-Ohio Division IV third team selection in 2010.