HISTORY — from Texas Tech profile
Transferred to Texas Tech from Louisiana-Monroe before the 2022 season, following three seasons with the Warhawks ... elected to return to the Red Raiders for a super senior season in 2023 as part of the extra year of eligibility afforded due to the COVID-shortened 2020 campaign.
2022: Key member of the defensive front in his debut season as a Red Raider … rotated between the defensive line and outside linebacker room … appeared in all 13 games, making one start, which came in the Big 12 opener versus Texas … totaled 12 tackles overall (8 solo), including 2.5 for a loss, while adding three quarterback hurries and a blocked kick … had at least one tackle in seven different games … credited with 298 defensive snaps and 58 via special teams on the season according to Pro Football Focus … saw an increased role following the loss of Tyree Wilson due to injury, forcing him to move to his previous edge rusher position … totaled 126 defensive snaps over the final three games of the season alone … recorded three tackles, including a shared stop for a loss, in his Red Raider debut against Murray State (9/3) … made one stop in three different games at N.C. State (9/17), Texas (9/24) and West Virginia (10/22) … had two tackles at Kansas State (10/1), at Iowa State (11/19) and in the TaxAct Texas Bowl win over Ole Miss (12/28) … win over the Cyclones marked his first game full-time at the edge rusher position, coinciding with possibly his best performance of the season … in addition to his two stops, added a key third-down quarterback hurry to force a punt and got his hands on a field goal to close the first half … both his tackles versus Ole Miss went for a loss, the first of which failed a fourth-down attempt by the Rebels on their second drive of the game … other TFL came on first down and led to an eventual 3-and-out midway through the third quarter.
Transferred to Texas Tech from Louisiana-Monroe following three seasons with the Warhawks … arrived in Lubbock, TX with two seasons of eligibility and joined the Red Raiders as a graduate transfer after earning an undergraduate degree in kinesiology.
2021 (jr): saw action in all 12 games with six starts at defensive end … registered 28 total tackles (6 solo) ... recorded a season-high four tackles four times on the year, the last coming at LSU (11/20) ... credited with half a sack in the season finale at Louisiana (11/27) ...
2020 (soph): appeared in eight games in 2020 (DNP at South Alabama and vs. Appalachian State), including six starting assignments at defensive end ... registered 10 tackles (5 solo) overall ... credited with two stops in the home finale versus the Ragin’ Cajuns, including his first career sack (12 yards) ... matched his career high with three tackles in a start at Georgia State ... made two stops versus UTEP ... started the first five games in 2020.
2019 (redshirt fr): saw action in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman ... produced a season-high three tackles (2 solos) at Florida State, including his first career tackle for loss (5 yards).
2018 (fr): redshirt season ... appeared in two games (vs. Georgia Southern and at South Alabama) ... credited with a solo tackle at South Alabama.
High school: Attended Evangel Christian Academy in his hometown of Shreveport, LA ... was a two-year starter for head coach Byron Dawson ... garnered first team All-District honors each of his final two seasons ... recorded 48 tackles as a senior, with 12 resulting in losses, including five sacks.
Son of Jeffery Cole and Melissa Harris … brother to Raeghan, Rachel, Makynzie, Sariayah, Jordan, Brianna, Garrett, Trinity, and Isaiah … his cousins Cris and Melvin Jones played for LSU … career goals include coaching and gym management … earned an undergraduate degree in kinesiology at Texas Tech ... pursuing his master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a graduate certificate in the Essentials of Business from Texas Tech ... also competed in soccer, basketball and track and field in high school.
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