2012 All-OVC First Team 2012 Sports Network FCS All-American 2012 Associated Press All-American 2012 BOXTOROW HBCU All-American 2012 College Football Performance Awards FCS Tight End of the Year 2012 SBN Sports Black College All-American
2012 - Sophomore Season
Played in 10 contests for the Tigers, starting eight... Caught 51 passes for 733 yards and six touchdowns... Had three receptions for 101 yards and a season-long 80-yard grab at Bethune-Cookman (9/22)... Recorded a career-best eight catches for 102 yards and a score versus Tennessee Tech (10/27)... Set a new personal-best with 115 yards at Murray State (11/3)... Had a pair of touchdowns in the season-finale at UT Martin (11/17)...
Florida's lone true freshman to record a reception on the season...Appeared in nine games on the year...Five of his eight receptions on the year went for first downs...Recorded his first reception as a Gator against Vanderbilt, a 12-yard toss from John Brantley for a first down...Totaled 11 yards off of two receptions against South Carolina...Had a career game against FSU with three catches for 65 yards, including a career-long 24-yard reception...Totaled 99 yards off of eight receptions throughout his freshman campaign with all eight catches in the final five games of the season...Enrolled at UF in January of 2011.
University Christian School
A four-star prospect and No. 5 tight end nationally according to Rivals.com...Member of the ESPNU 150 class and Rivals100 class...Averaged 20 yards-per-catch as a tight end...On defense, he recorded 21 sacks and 60 tackles with 10 for a loss...Also had two blocked punts, one blocked extra point, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Participated in the Under Armour High School All-American Game...Chose Florida over Alabama, Miami, Nebraska, UCF and FIU...Coached by Heath Nivens.