TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the first pick in the sixth round (177th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.
• Started 11 of the 31 games he appeared in and recorded 60 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 7.5 tackles for loss, six quarterback hurries, a blocked kick and a forced fumble
• Declared for the draft following his junior season in 2013
• Started 11-of-12 games he played in as a junior
• Had 34 tackles with two sacks (against LSU and Oklahoma), four quarterback hurries and a blocked kick
• Also posted 3.5 tackles for loss
• Played in all 13 games and totaled 22 tackles (nine solo), including four for a loss (17 yards), 1.5 sacks (six yards), a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries
• Registered three tackles including a sack for 2 yards in the Iron Bowl shutout win against Auburn
• Played in six games and assisted on four tackles on the defensive line.
• A consensus four-star prospect
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the Shrine Bowl
• Was the nation’s No. 4 defensive end prospect according to Rivals.com and a member of the Rivals 100 at No. 42
• Missed a portion of his senior season with two torn ligaments in his right knee which required surgery but still finished with 35 tackles and 16 quarterback hurries
• Recorded 54 solo tackles, 11 tackles for loss and five sacks in 2009 as a junior while also recording two interceptions and two forced fumbles