A four-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals ... U.S. Army All-American ... touted as the No. 76 overall recruit in the nation by 247 Sports, No. 96 by Rivals and No. 122 in the ESPN300 ... the No. 2 recruit in the state of Missouri by Rivals and the No. 3 prospect by 247Sports and ESPN ... rated as the No. 5 defensive tackle in the country by 247Sports and Rivals and No. 10 by ESPN ... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... named first-team all-state by USA Today and the Missouri media ... chose Oklahoma over Alabama, Missouri and USC, among others.