Named Second-Team All-SEC by both the league's coaches and the Associated Press as a junior in 2013, prompting him to forgo his senior season at LSU ... Earned freshman All-America honors by several publications after playing in all 14 games for the Tigers ... Made starts in all 13 games for LSU last season, posting 35 tackles, with a team-high nine tackles for loss among them ... Managed to produce 13 tackles, 4.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks in three starts as a sophomore, 10.0 TFL overall to rank third on the roster ... Had big shoes to fill after the top four defensive linemen from 2012 departed LSU ... Responds quickly off the snap, has speed combined with power and long arms in order to gain separation and control of opponents ... Still rather rough around the edges, but is capable of refining his skills.
Use of the photos contained herein for graphic accompaniment relative to the NFL Draft commentary and biographies of players is accomplished through the courtesy of Getty Images, are for editorial use only and no model, property or other releases are granted with these images. Any reproduction, copying, retransmission, redistribution, branding (other than as initiated and implemented by sportsnetwork.com) or other use is strictly forbidden without the express written permission of Getty Images and/or The Sports Network.