Graded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com ... rated as the No. 86 offensive tackle in the class of 2012 by Scout.com ... ranked as the No. 122 offensive tackle in the 2012 class and the No. 82 prospect in the class of 2012 in the state of Ohio by 247sports.com ... graded as the No. 73 offensive tackle in the 2012 class and the No. 34 prospect in the state of Ohio in the class of 2012 by ESPN ... earned 2011 second team Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio football team honors and all-southwest district first team honors ... named to the 2010 postseason all-Tri-State Football second team as a junior at Madeira High School ... named a 2011 Muscle Milk All-Ohio Offense honorable mention ... chose UC over offers from Illinois, Pittsburgh and Kent State, among others.