Personal: Rated the 23rd-best guard prospect in America by ESPN.com ...A first-team "Team Texas" selection by TexasHSFootball.com ... One of the top 25 offensive lineman in the state according to Dave Campbell ... A Dave Campbell's Texas Football "Player To Watch" ... A Dallas Morning News All-Area selection ... Ranked No. 41 on the DMNís Area Top 100 list ... An All-Region pick by PrepStars.com ... A first-team 5ATexas-Football.com All-Texas choice ... A three-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect ... Ranked the No. 60 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com and No. 63 by Rivals ... Averaged six pancake blocks per game in 2006 ... Had offers from Baylor,
Boston College, Colorado State, Houston, San Diego State,
Stanford and Utah.