Playing his third season at UAB on offensive line and has developed into one of the top linemen in Conference USA ... has been starter for most of last two seasons ... has been tabbed a preseason first-team All-Conference USA selection in summer vote of the league's coaches ... also has garnered all-conference accolades in many of the 2006 preseason publications.
2005: Started all 11 games for the Blazers at right tackle ... was named third-team All-Conference USA at conclusion of season.
2004: Became a starter at right tackle for UAB after transferring from Southwest Mississippi Community College.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: A highly-regarded offensive line prospect who spent a year at Southwest Mississippi Community College ... earned first-team all-state honors for Southwest ... junior college teammate of former UAB receiver Reggie Lindsey.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended high school in Bradenton, Fla. at Southeast where he was a three-year starter ... helped lead team to district championship and state semifinal finish as a sophomore and junior ... played in Georgia-Florida high school all-star game and scored off blocked field goal ... as a prep senior in 2001, Southeast was district runner-up and lost in first round of state playoffs ... saw action in high school on the line on both sides of the ball ... also was member of varsity basketball team at Southeast for four seasons.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 17, 1983 at Bradenton, Fla. ... son of Julia Wilson ... major is history.