Played in all 16 games with 14 starts and was second on the team 5.0 sacks while finishing second among linemen, 13th on the team, with 31 tackles and third with 14 pressures.
Made his NFL debut in the opener against the N.Y. Giants (9/11) and had one tackle and two hurries.
Against Chicago (9/25) started his first career pro game and had one tackle, his first career hurry and a tackle for loss.
Had his first career sacks, finishing with two at Cleveland (11/6) to become the Cowboys first rookie with mul- tiple sacks in a game since DeVonte Holloman in 2013.
Added three tackles and a sack in the Thursday night win at Minnesota (12/1), then had two tackles, a sack, one pressure a forced fumble and a fumble recovery against Tampa Bay (12/18).
Had a sack and a pair of hurries in the Monday night win against Detroit (12/26).
In the Divisional Playoff Game against Green Bay (1/15/17), had a team-best four pressures with one tackle.
Played in all 13 games with 12 starts as a junior as the anchor of a strong defensive line and made 29 tackles, seven tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and six quarterback hurries on the year.
As a sophomore started all 13 games and led the Huskers in tackles for loss with 14, while ranking second on the team with 4.5 sacks and 13 quarterback hurries while also adding 45 tackles.
Played in 12 games with one start as a freshman while recording 12 tackles.
Saw time on both sides of the ball for Kansas City Center High School in Kansas City, Mo.
Recorded 102 tackles as a senior including 43 tackles for loss, 15.0 sacks, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries while also playing on the offensive line.
Helped Center High to a 10-4 record and a trip to the quarterfinals of the Missouri Class 3A state playoffs.
Was a first-team Class 3A all-state pick by the Missouri High School Coaches Association and was also a mem- ber of the Kansas City Star’s All-Metro first-team defensive unit.
Was a standout wrestler, and as a senior, won the Missouri Class 2A state championship with a perfect 48-0 record. Reached the quarterfinals at the state meet in the heavyweight class as a junior with a 48-5 record.