|Hometown:||Cedar Hill, Texas|
|Previous School:||Cedar Hill|
Rare sixth-year senior will be expected to fill significant leadership role ... excellent defensive player is one of three returning starters ... routinely called on to guard opposing team’s top perimeter scorer ... his incredible wingspan can cause significant disruption on defense ... expected to start once again at small forward ... good shot blocker and a strong perimeter defender ... has worked hard to develop a reliable jump shot ... owns solid 3-point range but rarely shoots ... teams with Shawn King and Marchello Vealy to form one of the nations top shot-blocking trios (126 combined blocks in ?06-07).
Played in 33 games with 32 starts ... Tied career-high with seven points, while also grabbing five rebounds at Southern Utah ... Grabbed five rebounds, had two blocks and tied a career-high with five assists in win over Seton Hall ... Scored five points, including his first 3-pointer of the season, against Panhandle State ... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds in win at No. 3 Kansas ... Scored three points and grabbed three rebounds in home win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... averaged 3.0 points and 3.2 rebounds in Mid-Con games.
Started 17 games, including a stretch of 15 straight during conference play ... Enjoyed a solid season as one of ORU’s top defensive players ... Came off the bench with six points, three rebounds and two assists in Mid-Con title game vs. Chicago State ... Grabbed eight rebounds and had three assists in home win over Centenary ... Had five points, four rebounds, three assists and a career-high three blocks in start against IUPUI ... Tied a career-high with seven points, including season’s first 3-pointer, at Southern Utah ... Scored five points and grabbed nine rebounds in 21 minutes off the bench at Chicago State ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma and contributed five points and three rebounds while holding OU’s Terrell Everett scoreless in the first half ... Made first start of career at Utah State and contributed four points, four rebounds and two steals ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in victory over Monmouth at the Great Alaska Shootout ... Had five points and five rebounds in 13 minutes against Southern Cal.
2004-05 (Medical Hardship)
Sat out the season recovering from back injury suffered late in 2003-04 season.
Played in each of the first 23 games as a redshirt freshman, but missed the final five after undergoing back surgery to repair a herniated disc ... Made a big impact in the season-opening 63-60 win over South Carolina State at the Oklahoma Sooner Invitational on Nov. 21 ... With 25 seconds remaining and the Golden Eagles trailing by one, he came up with a key steal off an in-bounds play that led to a pair of go-ahead free throws by Ken Tutt ... He also played a part in forcing another turnover on the ensuing in-bounds, which resulted in another pair of free throws by Tutt and capped a game-ending 6-0 run ... Played a career-high 26 minutes in the home win over Oklahoma Wesleyan on Nov. 28, scoring three points and dishing out a career-high four assists and two steals ... Drilled his first career 3-pointer and had an assist in a road loss to Big Ten foe Minnesota on Dec. 12 ... Scored three points and posted a career-high seven rebounds in home win over St. Gregory’s on Dec. 20 ... Set career-highs in points (7), steals (4) and blocks (1) in the home win over Western Illinois on Jan. 8, a game in which he played 25 minutes ... Scored five points in just six minutes of action at Valparaiso on Feb. 12. Saw action in six games before having to use a medical redshirt due to a back injury... Played a career-high 18 minutes in the season-opening win over Okla homa Wesleyan, scoring four points (2-3 FG), grabbing four rebounds, dishing two assists and collecting a steal ... Scored six points and contributed five rebounds in two games against Mississippi Valley State.
Saw action in six games before having to use a medical redshirt due to a back injury... Played a career-high 18 minutes in the season-opening win over Oklahoma Wesleyan, scoring four points (2-3 FG), grabbing four rebounds, dishing two assists and collecting a steal ... Scored six points and contributed five rebounds in two games against Mississippi Valley State.
Averaged 10.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a senior ... Was a teammate of former Michigan star Daniel Horton at Cedar Hill (Texas) High School ... Helped lead his squad to a 32-3 overall record and a ranking as high as No. 22 in the USA Today Super 25 Poll ... Cedar Hill won the District 8-5A championship and played in the Region II finals ... Earned second-team all-district honors and was selected to play in the Metro-Plex All-Star Game as a senior ... Notched a “triple-double” against North Crowley High School as a sophomore, scoring 16 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking a school-record 17 shots ... Named “Best Southwest Scholar”.