College Career: Played in 51 games with 36 starts at right guard in four seasons at Alabama … started 11 games as a senior in 2013 before missing the Sugar Bowl with a shoulder injury … helped Crimson Tide rank 17th in the nation in scoring offense (38.2 ppg) … as a junior, started all 14 games alongside fellow future NFL players D.J. Fluker, Barrett Jones, Cyrus Kouandjio and Chance Warmack in helping Alabama win its second consecutive BCS National Championship … helped team rank 16th in the nation in rushing (227.5 ypg) and 31st in total offense (445.5 ypg) … played in all 13 games and started nine in 2011 as the Crimson Tide won the BCS title … part of offense that ranked 16th nationally in rushing (214.5 ypg) and 20th in scoring offense (34.9 ppg) … saw action in all 13 games and started the final two games of the regular season for the injured Barrett Jones as a redshirt freshman in 2010 … redshirted in 2009 during the first of Alabama’s three BCS national titles in a four-year stretch.
Personal: Played on the offensive line and defensive line while also serving as a long snapper and kicker at Lee Academy (Clarksdale, MS) … ranked as the nation’s No. 25 offensive guard by Scout.com and as the No. 29 prospect in Mississippi by Super Prep magazine … member of the 2008 All-Press Register (Clarksdale) football team … named MVP lineman of the North AA Conference and was a Mississippi Private School Association All-Star selection.
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