|PREV. SCHOOL||Carver HS|
2016 Shot Put OVC Indoor Bronze Medalist
Shot Put – Indoors: 16.19m – 53’1.5" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
Shot Put - Outdoors: 15.09m - 49'6.25" (Florida Relays, 2016)
Discus - Outdoors: 47.30m - 155'2" (USF Bulls Invitational, 2016)
Hammer Throw - Outdoors: 33.14m - 108'9" (OVC Ourdoor Championship, 2016)
Weight Throw – Indoors: 14.19m – 46’6.75" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
- Member of the TSU Football and Track & Field Team
TRACK AND FIELD - As a Junior, 2015-16 season: Ohio Valley Conference Indoor shot put bronze medalist… During indoor season, won the shot put at the Ed Temple Classic and the Middle Tennessee State Invitational… Set a personal record in the shot put (16.19m – 53’1.5”) at the OVC Indoor Championship… Placed 11th in the weight throw at the OVC Indoor Championship with a personal best distance of 14.19m (46’6.75”)… In outdoor season, set a PR in the discus (47.30m – 155’2”) at the USF Bulls Invitational to take second… At OVC Outdoor Championship, claimed ninth in the shot put and 12th in the discus and hammer throw.
As a Sophomore, 2014-15 season: Improved distances in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season… Won the shot put at the Ed Temple Classic with a distance of 14.51m (47’7.25”)… Best shot put throw of the season came at the OVC Indoor Championships with a mark of 14.87m (48’9.5”) to place seventh… Also claimed 13th at the OVC Indoor Championships in the weight throw (13.77m – 45’2.25”).
As a Freshman, 2013-14 season: Competed in two indoor events…Reached 13.94m (45’8.5”) in the shot put at the Samford Invitational.
FOOTBALL – As a Redshirt Sophomore, 2015 season: Played in all 10 games on the season… Finished the season with 10 tackles (six solo)… Had three tackles versus Alabama State (Sept. 6) and at #1 Jacksonville State (Sept. 19)… Picked up quarterback hurries against Eastern Illinois (Oct. 17) and Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 24)… Versus Murray State (Nov. 7), registered one tackle for loss and one sack.
As a Redshirt Freshman, 2014 season: Played in 11 contests, making two starts at defensive end… Tallied 12 stops (eight solo)… Notched three sacks for losses of 13 total yards… Had 1.5 sacks versus Tennessee Tech (Sept. 20)… Recorded a season-high four tackles against Florida A&M (Sept. 27)… Had 1.5 sacks and forced a fumble versus the Rattlers… Broke up a pass against UT Martin (Oct. 18)… Contributed to the OVC’s top total defense (303.2 yards per game) and pass defense (153.3 yards per game)… Helped TSU to a No. 4 FCS ranking in sacks per game (3.58).
As a Freshman, 2013 season: Redshirted.
CARVER HS: Named first-team All-State by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association … selected at Region 6B-AAAA Defensive Player of the year … recorded 10 sacks, 63 tackles and six tackles for loss during his senior season … named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Preseason All-State Watch List. … finished first in the shot put in the Atlanta Public Schools Middle School Track & Field Championships with a throw of 42 feet, 6 inches … City of Atlanta Champion in both the discus and shot put as a sophomore … named the Male Most Outstanding Track & Field Athlete at the City of Atlanta Track & Field Championships as a sophomore … placed second in the discus and shot put at the Region 6 AAAA meet and qualified for state in both events as a sophomore …