2016: Started all 13 games at defensive tackle for the second-straight season ... Fourth on the team with 50 tackles, along with 7.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks ... Scored touchdown on seven-yard fumble recovery in win over Southern Miss ... One of four team captains ... Totaled season-high five tackles seven times ... Notched 1.5 tackles for loss at NC State and in the win over UTSA ... Had two TFL's in the win at Charlotte ... Secured four tackles in the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl win over Eastern Michigan.
2015: Started all 12 games at defensive tackle ... Finished seventh on the team and first amongst defensive linemen with 47 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks ... Added a blocked extra point ... Notched five tackles in the opening win at Eastern Michigan ... Recorded six tackles at Marshall ... Notched a career-high eight tackles in the win over Charlotte ... Totaled six tackles against WKU.
2014: Appeared in all 12 games, making his first career start at WKU ... Recorded 26 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... Had a career-best six tackles at Vanderbilt ... Had five tackles in the win over FIU.
2013: Played in 10 games at defensive tackle ... Recorded 13 tackles, two tackles for loss, half a sack and two quarterback hurries ... Blocked two field goals ... Recorded five tackles and blocked a field goal in the win over Albany ... Had two tackles and half a sack in the win at Idaho ... Blocked his second field goal of the season against Campbell.
High School: Rated 2-stars by Rivals.com … Earned First-Team All-Brooklyn honors … Selected MSG Varsity All-Metro Second-Team … Finished the year with 31 tackles and three sacks … Helped lead his team to the second round of the PSAL City Playoffs … Big 44 All-Star and All-Borough All-Star … 2011 Vince Carbonaro Award Winner … Sheepshead Bay Lineman of the Year … Two-time All-City Team honors … Coached by Fred Snyder.
Personal: Son of Hyland Coward and Jackie Duke ... One brother, Keshone, and one sister, Chamarra ... Majoring in criminal justice.
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