|High School:||Millville (NJ)|
|College:||University of Miami|
|Drafted:||2009 / Round /Pick ()|
Miami\'s President Donna Shalala, left, head coach Randy Shannon, center, and defensive tackle Dwayne Hendricks (93) sing the alma mater after Miami defeated Texas A&M, 34-17, during a football game at the Orange Bowl in Miami Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Started early in the season and played in only six games ... Finished with 19 tackles (six solo), with two tackles for loss, two QB pressures and one sack ... Started at left defensive tackle in the season opener against Marshall and played 28 downs, making two tackles (one solo), with a five-yard sack ... Started at left tackle and saw action on 39 downs, making six tackles (four solo), with one tackle for loss and one QB pressure ... Against Florida International, played in the rotation at defensive tackle on 13 downs, making two assisted tackles ... Started at defensive tackle and played 17 downs, making three assisted tackles against Texas A&M ... Versus UNC, returned to the lineup but did not start, playing 29 downs, making six tackles (one solo) ... Played in the defensive tackle rotation but had no tackles against Georgia Tech.
Reserve defensive tackle who played in nine games... Finished with five tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one QB pressure and one pass breakup...Served as the team's fourth defensive tackle most of the season...Had limited action against Louisville, North Carolina, Duke, Virginia Tech, Maryland...Played as a reserve defensive tackle against Florida A&M, making a tackle for a safety in a 51-10 victory. Also had an assisted tackle...Played as a backup defensive tackle vs. FIU, making one sack and one assisted tackle...Played half the game at Virginia, and served as the main backup vs. Boston College.
Played as a backup defensive tackle...Worked into the rotation and saw action in five games before being injured and missing the final six games...Finished the season with six tackles (two solo) and one pass breakup...Played in his first game as a Hurricane at Clemson, seeing action as a reserve defensive tackle on seven plays (no tackles)...Played as a reserve on seven plays vs. Colorado, making one solo tackle...Saw significant time as a reserve vs. South Florida, making one assisted tackle and one pass breakup...Saw considerable playing time as a backup a week later vs. Duke, tallying three tackles ...Suffered a dislocated right elbow in the second half and left the game after making one assisted tackle.
Spent his redshirt season as a member of the scout team.
Year GP/GS TT UT AT TFL QBP Sacks FF FR PBU Int
2004 Did not play - Redshirt season
2005 5/0 6 2 4 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0
2006 9/0 5 2 3 2-9 1 1-7 0 0-0 1 0-0
2007 6/3 19 6 13 2-6 2 1-5 0 0-0 0 0-0
2008 13/ 27 14 13 1.5-7 1 0.5-4 0 0-0 1 0-0
Totals 27/3 57 24 33 5.5-22 4 2.5-16 0 0-0 3 0-0
Additional statistics: 1 safety in 2006
Standout at defensive tackle and end...A SuperPrep All-American...Rated the No. 19 defensive lineman in the nation and the No. 3 prospect in New Jersey by SuperPrep...Rated the nation's No. 5 defensive tackle prospect and and the No. 59 prospect in the nation by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report...Rated the No. 11 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com...Rated the No. 4 prospect in New Jersey by Rivals.com...Rated the No. 18 player on the Rivals.com Atlantic East Amazing 80 list...Named All-Cape Atlantic, All-State Group IV and second-team All-South Jersey as a junior and a senior...As a senior, made 65 tackles, 15 tackles for losses and four sacks...Also competed in track and field, posting a shot put best of more than 50 feet...Older brother, Damien, played offensive line at Temple...Chose Miami over Virginia, Iowa, Michigan, Florida and Penn State...Coached by Dave Heck.
- 2003 SuperPrep All-American