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HISTORY — From College Profile
Alabama's starting center the second half of the season and an important piece to the Alabama offensive front in 2022 ... earned College Sports Communicators Academic All-District honors ... played in 11 games as a junior ... earned 913 snaps ... started eight games at center for the nation's No. 4 scoring offense (41.1 ppg), No. 11 total offense (477.1 ypg), No. 19 passing offense (281.6 ypg) and the No. 36 rushing attack (195.5 ypg) ... the UA front surrendered just 12 sacks among offensive linemen (one sack every 36.5 attempts) and only 22 total sacks on the season across 504 dropbacks for a 1.69 sacks per game average that finished fifth in the SEC ... helped an offensive front that opened holes for an average of 5.55 yards per carry, a total that ranked fourth nationally ... selected as an offensive player of the week by the Alabama coaching staff for his play against Arkansas, Austin Peay and Auburn. Utah State: Earned high marks for his efforts off the bench against the Aggies ... played 20 snaps. ULM: Came off the bench to play 16 snaps ... helped the Tide roll up 273 rushing yards. Vanderbilt: Played 11 snaps and garnered one knockdown block off the bench. Arkansas: Made his first start of the season at center ... credited with three knockdown blocks ... helped open holes for 317 rushing yards while providing time for 555 yards of total offense ... did not allow a sack, pressure or quarterback hit ... did not commit a penalty while playing all 68 snaps. Texas A&M: Started his second straight game at center ... finished second on the team with four knockdown blocks ... helped open holes for 286 rushing yards and provided time for three passing touchdowns ... allowed his first sack and pressure of the season with first-time starter Jalen Milroe at quarterback. Tennessee: Started his third straight game in Knoxville ... played 84 snaps and had one knockdown block, two pressures and one quarterback hit allowed ... helped provide time for 455 passing yards and 567 yards of total offense. LSU: Played 86 snaps in his start at center ... had two knockdown blocks ... surrendered three quarterback pressures and committed one penalty ... opened holes for 476 yards of total offense, including 148 rushing yards. Ole Miss: Started his fifth game of the season and played 71 snaps ... blocked for 108 rushing yards and 209 passing yards as the Tide rallied for a 30-24 win over the No. 11 Rebels. Austin Peay: Opened holes and provided time for 527 yards of total offense that included a balanced effort with 263 rushing yards and 264 passing yards ... did not allow a sack, pressure or quarterback hit ... had three knockdown blocks as Jase McClellan rushed for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns. Auburn: Helped the Crimson Tide roll up 516 yards of total offense in a 49-27 victory ... had four knockdown blocks while not allowing a pressure, quarterback hit or sack ... opened holes for 173 rushing yards and 343 yards through the air ... was part of an offensive line that was honored as offensive players of the week by the Alabama coaching staff. Kansas State: Made his eighth start for the season for the Crimson Tide ... had a knockdown block and surrendered one pressure as the Crimson Tide rolled up 496 yards of total offense, including 321 passing and 175 rushing ... did not allow a sack or a hit on the quarterback ... provided time for Young to throw for 321 yards on just 15 completions and 22 attempts.
Worked his way from one of the top reserves to starting center in the final three games of the season ... played in 10 games with three starts while earning 301 snaps at center ... helped an offensive line that ranked No. 6 in scoring offense (39.9 ppg), No. 7 in passing offense (338.2 ypg) and pass efficiency offense (166.5), No. 3 in third-down conversion percentage (52.0) and No. 5 in red zone offense (.926) ... did not allow a sack on the season while surrendering just 2.5 pressures and seven hits on the quarterback. Miami: Garnered three snaps in the season opener. Mercer: Played three snaps against the Bears. Southern Miss: Got in for nine plays against the Golden Eagles. Mississippi State: Played the final series of the 49-9 win in Starkville. Tennessee: Earned four snaps on Homecoming against the Vols. New Mexico State: Saw his most extensive playing time to date with 36 snaps against New Mexico State at center. Auburn: Nearly matched his season total for snaps played in the Iron Bowl ... came in early in the third quarter and finished the game at center ... tallied three knockdown blocks and did not allow a sack ... had one bad snap but helped the Tide account for 308 yards and 24 points on the final five drives of the game and overtime ... blocked for 317 passing yards by Bryce Young at quarterback and 71 rushing yards for Brian Robinson Jr. on the ground. Georgia: Made his first career start in the SEC Championship Game at center ... helped open holes for 536 yards of total offense against the nation's top-ranked including 421 passing yards and 115 yards on the ground with 4.4 yards per carry ... had two knockdown blocks ... did not allow a sack as Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for another while an injured Robinson Jr. battled for 55 yards on the ground. Cincinnati: Started his second straight game and was nearly perfect on all assignments in the Crimson Tide's domination of the Bearcats up front ... helped open holes for the Tide's season-high 301 rushing yards ... provided time for Young to throw for 181 yards on 17-of-28 passing and three touchdowns ... UA finished with 482 yards of total offense while holding the ball for 33:41 and converting on 5-of-13 third-down chances ... did not allow a sack and just one pressure ... had a knockdown block. Georgia: Blocked for 399 yards of total offense against the Bulldogs ... provided time for Young to throw for 369 yards and a touchdown ... opened holes for 68 rushing yards for Robinson Jr. ... did not allow a sack ... had a team-high five knockdown blocks and surrendered four quarterback hits and half of a quarterback pressure.
Earned his first playing time in an Alabama uniform with 10 snaps of the bench against Kentucky.
Versatile offensive line prospect from Georgia ... a four-star at center and the No. 291 player on the ESPN300 per ESPN.com ... the website also rated him as the No. 4 center, No. 134 player from the Southeast Region and the No. 28 recruit from his home state ... selected as a PrepStar All-Southeast Region honoree ... ranked as the No. 10 center in the country on the 247Composite ... the 6th-rated center by Rivals.com ... the anchor of a Buford offense that scored 467 points and accumulated 3,400 rushing yards last season ... graded out at 91 percent with only one sack and two quarterback pressures allowed as a senior ... helped the Wolves win a state championship in 2019 ... played at Buford High School where he was coached by Bryant Appling ... chose to sign with the Crimson Tide over Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson and Florida State.
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