Noteworthy: Chose MT over Virginia, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
High School: A four-year starter at Ezell-Harding who was selected by the Tennessee High School Coaches Association to compete in the 2003 Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star game ... A finalist for the Mr. Football Lineman Award in 2002 after collecting 110 tackles and guiding EH to a 12-1 mark ... Also rushed for 500 yards and eight touchdowns while catching 30 passes for 400 yards and four scores ... Registered over 440 tackles and 12 interceptions during his prep career ... Team was 39-9 in his four years ... Earned All-State honors twice, was the Region 5-1A Defensive MVP, and was a three-time All-Region pick ... Helped lead Ezell-Harding to a perfect 15-0 record and a state championship in 2001.
Personal: Guardian: Vanetta Lively (grandmother) ... Born: 2/13/84.