2017: Listed as the second string middle linebacker behind returning starter Ben Humphreys ... in 12 career games, has 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL and four QB pressures ... has three games with 2+ tackles including a career-high four stops against Pittsburgh in 2016 ... has played 251 career snaps.
2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: Played in all 12 games ... totaled 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL and four QB pressures ... had 2+ tackles in three games including a season-high four stops at Pittsburgh ... had two tackles including 1.0 TFL and two QB pressures at Northwestern ... one of eight true freshmen to earn varsity letter ... on the field for 251 snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Kingswood Oxford School under head coach Jason Martinez ... four-star prospect by Rivals.com ... three-star prospect according to ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... charted as the nation's No. 9 inside linebacker by Rivals.com ... tabbed as the No. 18 inside linebacker in the country by ESPN.com, the No. 32 outside linebacker by 247Sports.com and the No. 49 outside linebacker by Scout.com ... participated the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Game and helped the East squad to a 28-13 victory ... following senior campaign, earned All-New England, All-Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) and USA TODAY High School Sports American Family Insurance ALL-USA Connecticut Team accolades ... recognized at the Walter Camp Football Foundation's ninth annual High School Breakfast of Champions following senior year ... as a senior captain, helped Kingswood Oxford to 7-1 record, a third straight FAA title and the school's first New England Championship ... totaled 104 tackles, 2.0 sacks, one INT, two caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three blocked punts ... totaled 1,004 all-purpose yards with 13 TDs ... in state title game, rushed 16 times for 156 yards and two TDs ... in the FAA championship-clinching contest, ran for two TDs in the second half and totaled 163 ground yards as the Wyverns defeated Rye Country Day, 43-24 ... as a junior, booked 122 tackles, 15.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one caused fumble and one blocked punt ... also rushed for 1,278 yards on 120 carries with 15 TDs ... helped Wyverns to 7-2 record and share of FAA championship ... during sophomore campaign, recorded 103 tackles, two fumble recoveries and two caused fumbles as Kingswood Oxford went 6-2 and shared FAA title with a 4-1 league mark ... during freshman year, carded 94 tackles and one INT ... also lettered in track and field.
PERSONAL: Born November 4, 1997, in Ghana, and came to the United States at the age of four ... son of Naana Boakye.