Spent junior season as a back-up at one of the top prep programs in the country. Thrown into starting spot late in the season against high level competition. Must continue to get stronger. Has above average arm strength and a great understanding of the game from work with former Cincinnati Bearcats and NFL quarterback Tony Pike. Has shown ability to compete at a high level in a couple of winter events. Comes from a football family as several cousins on both sides of his family played the game at the college and pro level. Cousins include Matt and Tim Hasselbeck.