An Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree ... played in all 14 games ... lone career start came against No. 12 West Virginia in regular season finale (11/23) ... rushed four times for 21 yards versus Kansas (11/17) ... caught a 34-yard pass at Texas Tech (11/3) ... registered first career stat with a two-yard catch against Kansas State (9/29).
Rated as a three-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... ranked as the No. 11 tight end in the country by ESPN, No. 27 by 247Sports and Rivals and No. 52 by Scout ... rated as the No. 13 player in the state of North Carolina by ESPN, No. 18 by Rivals and No. 24 by 247Sports ... named first-team all-state by the AP after tallying 1,005 yards of total offense and 22 touchdowns as a senior ... chose Oklahoma over schools that included Maryland, Pitt and Syracuse.
Enrolled at OU in January 2017 ... majoring in health and exercise science.