The junior member of the defensive line who was a gameday inactive for 12 of the 16 games in 2008. Saw action in both the Carolina and Atlanta road games when injury hit the starting front four but was a DNP in his two other games in which he dressed. Had played in 10 games as part of the defensive line rotation but missed the playoff game having been placed on IR. Was the first player released from training camp in 2009. Spent two years at a junior college and then became a two-year starter at North Carolina Central.