The Wake Forest Demon Deacons defeated the Presbyterian Blue Hose, 51-7, on Thursday, Aug. 31 at BB&T Field.
Was out of school for the 2016-17 season ... Returned to campus for summer school in June.
Started all 12 games at nose tackle ... Finished 12th on the team with 22 tackles ... Posted season-high four tackles at Army West Point and at Clemson ... Registered tackles for loss against Army, Florida State, Notre Dame and Clemson ... Earned a QB hurry vs. Notre Dame.
2014 (True Freshman)
Played in nine games as a true freshman and made seven tackles ... Season-high two tackles vs. Virginia Tech ... Had a half-sack vs. NC State and a solo sack vs. Virginia Tech ... Saw 211 plays including season-high 30 vs. Utah State and Florida State ... Earned first varsity letter.
A 2014 graduate of South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, N.C. ... Ranked as the nation's No. 40 defensive tackle ... No. 12 prospect in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... Named to the American Family Insurance All-South Carolina team as a senior ... Named first team All-Area by the Rock Hill Herald ... Two-time first team all-state selection ... South Carolina's state defensive player of the year in 2012 by High School Sports Report ... Had 82 tackles as a senior along with 14 sacks and 17 tackles for loss despite being hampered by a hamstring injury through the first half of the season ... Helped the Stallions to an 11-3 record and the third round of the state playoffs ... Named to the South Carolina team for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas where he blocked a PAT ... Had 94 tackles and 17 tackles for loss as a sophomore ... Made 26 sacks and 27 tackles for loss as a junior ... Played for Coach Strait Herron ... Had 22 tackles and five sacks in a win over Blythewood in 2012 ... Scored a pair of touchdowns vs. Spartanburg on a fumble recovery and a fake punt ... Also played basketball for South Pointe ... Team captain of both the football and basketball teams ... Attended the same high school as the Houston Texans' Jadeveon Clowney.
Son of Carol Love and Anthony Rodney ... Born Oct. 22, 1995.