Charlotte 27, Marshall 24
Marshall football at North Texas on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Photos taken by Brendan Maloney
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Dealt with injury-riddled season after an impressive opener in win over Purdue … In 20 snaps in relief against Boilermakers, had two tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble early into the fourth quarter … On Oct. 31 in win at Charlotte, suffered injury, missing final four games of season, including St. Petersburg Bowl … Limited to 81 snaps in five games, finishing with four tackles and the sack against Purdue.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): One of eight Herd true freshmen to play in 2014 … Played in 11 games at nose tackle (missed Miami of Ohio, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech) … Received 165 snaps on defense … Made 15 tackles, including five solos … Had sack against Old Dominion, five assists against FAU and two solos at Southern Miss.
HERD FILE: Born Sept. 6, 1995 … Majoring in Psychology at MU … Two-star prospect at Bayside High School, where he had 58 tackles, 4.5 sacks and another 2.5 tackles for loss for 8-4 team in his senior season (2013) … Picked as All-Treasure Coast defensive lineman by The Miami Herald … A two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Louisville and Mississippi State … Was three-sport athlete at Bayside, where he competed in the heavyweight division for the wrestling team and the discus and shot put for the track and field team.