A run stuffer, the 6-foot-1, 330-pound defensive lineman has played in 38 Temple games. In addition, the graduate of Cocoa (Fla.) High School could be used as a short-yardage fullback. He is one of the leaders on a veteran team. He is a redshirt senior.
Question: How much do you bug coach Geoff Collins to put you at fullback?
FBL: (laughs) I say, 'Coach, I have to get the ball sometime.'' He is doing his best to try to get me the ball, and when it is time and hopefully when it is time, I can do my job."
Q: Is the NFL on your radar?
FBL: Yes. I want to play in the NFL. It has been a dream since I was little.
Q: When were you ever little?
FBL: I was always one of the biggest in the group but also one of the fastest in the group. I have always been around people who could run, so instead of being left behind, I had to get around some way.
Q: What about hobbies?
FBL: I collect college sneakers. I collect Michael Jordan sneakers. I love them. I also play video games.
Q: Wait, how many sneakers do you have?
FBL: About 40-45.
Q: Do they all fit?
FBL: Yes, I have been wearing the same size (13) since seventh grade.
Q: Who are your favorite football players?
FBL: Aaron Donald and my favorite of all-time, Warren Sapp.
Q: You played in Temple's 34-10 victory over Navy in 2016 in the American Athletic Conference championship game. What is your recollection?