defensive lineman | junction city, ar
A consensus four-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN, Scout and 247Sports… Ranked the 172nd-best player in the nation, the No. 17 defensive end and second-best player in the state of Arkansas by Scout… Listed at No. 238 in the Rivals250, the No. 4 player in Arkansas and No. 11 weak side defensive end in the country according to Rivals… ESPN ranks him at No. 274 in the ESPN300, the No. 24 defensive end nationally and the No. 4 player from Arkansas… Ranked the No. 4 player in Arkansas and No. 15 strong side defensive end in the nation by 247Sports… Is the No. 219 player nationally, No. 13 strong side defensive end and No. 4 player in Arkansas according to 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings… Also checks in as the No. 4 player in the Natural 21 by HawgSports.com… Named to the Associated Press Arkansas Super Team at defensive end in 2014… Earned Arkansas class 2A region 8 all-state honors… Recognized on All-ArkansasVarsity.com’s first team as a senior… Helped lead Junction City to the Arkansas class 2A state championship in 2014… The Junction City defense shut out six opponents en route to a perfect 13-0 record… Totaled 76 tackles, including 12.0 for loss, seven sacks and one fumble recovery as a senior… Also caught nine passes for 131 yards (14.6 avg.) and two touchdowns on offense… As a junior, tallied 93 tackles, including 15.0 for loss, and four sacks… Posted 81 tackles, including 12.0 for loss and two interceptions as a sophomore in 2012… Won three state championships during his high school career… Also played basketball and track… Coached at Junction City High School by David Carpenter… Chose Arkansas over Louisville, Auburn, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Born June 5, 1996, he is the son of Helen Bell… Is interested in pursuing a career in sports marketing… Enjoys helping the youth at his local church.