Nose tackle who began his NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014. He was a standout player at the University of Tennessee and played in the 2014 Senior Bowl.
He attended Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, where he received All-State Second-Team honors.
His 6'7', 350 lb. frame earned him the nickname 'The Green Mile' in reference to Michael Clarke Duncan's character in the film The Green Mile.
He has sisters named Deonica and Dikita.
He was coached by head coach Derek Dooley as a member of the Tennessee Volunteer.