CAREER: Lettered four seasons (2012-13-14-15) ... played in 44 career games (26 starts) … started 21 consecutive contests at left guard to close career ... honorable mention All-ACC selection by both the league’s head coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association in 2015 … ESPN All-Bowl Team pick following New Era Pinstripe Bowl ... first career start came in the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl against Texas A&M as Duke amassed 48 points and 661 yards of total offense ... helped Duke to 33 wins including the 2013 ACC Coastal Division championship and four bowl game appearances (2012 Belk, 2013 Chick-fil-A, 2014 Hyundai Sun and 2015 New Era Pinstripe) ... on the field for 2,211 career snaps … represented Duke at the January 17, 2016, Tropic Bowl in North Miami Beach, Fla.
2015: Honorable mention All-ACC pick by both the league’s head coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association … ESPN All-Bowl Team pick following New Era Pinstripe Bowl ... started all 13 games … helped the Blue Devils finish third in the ACC in total offense, fifth in scoring offense, fifth rushing offense and fifth in passing offense as Duke joined Clemson and North Carolina as the only schools to rank among the top five in all four categories … part of an offensive front that ranked second in the ACC and sixth nationally in fewest tackles for loss allowed per game (4.15) … key member of an offense that matched the school single-season standard with eight games with 30+ points, equaling the record set in both 2012 and 2013 … helped open holes for a rushing attack that averaged 192.92 yards per week – Duke’s highest mark since 1977 – as the Blue Devils ranked tied for first in the ACC and 10th nationally with six rushes of 50+ yards with a league-best four players (QB Thomas Sirk , RB Shaquille Powell , RB Jela Duncan  & RB Shaun Wilson ) totaling 400+ ground yards … contributed to the success of Sirk, who compiled the second highest single-season total offensive yardage total (3,428) in Duke history, trailing only Anthony Dilweg’s 3,713 total yards in 1988 … provided protection for QBs Sirk and Parker Boehme as the tandem threw for 3,204 yards with 18 TDs against 10 INTs … aided an offense that ranked among the national leaders in total first downs (24th), fourth down conversion rate (25th), sacks allowed per game (27th), third down conversion rate (33rd) and total offensive yards per game (36th) … in the 44-41 overtime win over Indiana in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, helped Duke compile 536 yards of total offense (373 rushing & 163 passing) as the Blue Devils had three players (Sirk , Duncan  & Wilson ) rush for 100+ yards for just the second time in school history … on the field for 1,067 snaps.
2014: Started 12 games at left guard ... did not play versus Tulane due to injury ... member of Duke’s offensive line that led the nation in fewest tackles for loss allowed per game (3.15) … key component of an offensive front that ranked first in the ACC in sacks allowed per passing attempt (1:36.23) and second in the league in sacks allowed per game (1.00) ... part of a Blue Devil offensive unit that became the first in school history to average 180+ rushing yards and 210+ passing yards per game … helped open holes for a Duke rushing attack which averaged 181.85 yards per contest, the program’s highest mark since 1977 ... member of Duke’s offense that ranked among the ACC leaders in fourth down conversions (16; 1st), fewest turnovers lost (15; t2nd), red zone offense (.875; 3rd), scoring offense (32.4; 4th), rushing offense (181.8; 5th) and first downs per game (22.0; 5th) … helped the Blue Devils to top-50 national offensive rankings for sacks allowed per game (8th), fewest turnovers lost (16th), red zone offense (34th), scoring offense (40th), rushing offense (46th) and first downs (286; 46th) ... aided in the protection of QBs Anthony Boone and Thomas Sirk, who combined to complete 266-of-467 (.570) passes for 2,767 yards with 22 TDs against just eight INTs ... opened holes for Duke’s ground attack that featured four backs with 375+ yards and 24 rushing TDs while Boone (5), Sirk (8) and Shaun Wilson (5) became just the fourth trio in Blue Devil history to post 5+ rushing TDs each in a season … helped pave the way for Wilson to establish Duke’s single-game record for rushing yards with 245 against Kansas and set the school single-season standard for average rushing yards per attempt at 7.67 ... on the field for 633 total snaps.
2013: Played in all 14 games with one starting assignment ... lone start came at right tackle in place of injured Perry Simmons in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Texas A&M ... against the Aggies, Duke compiled a school bowl game record 661 yards of total offense while the two squads established Chick-fil-A Bowl standards for combined points (100) and combined offensive yardage (1,022) ... key component of Duke’s offensive front that ranked first in the ACC in sacks allowed per passing attempt (1:27.80) ... part of a Blue Devil offensive unit that established school single-season records for total first downs (298), offensive yards (5,966) and points (459) ... member of Duke’s offense that ranked among the ACC leaders in total offense (426.1; 4th), scoring (32.8; 5th), rushing (178.0; 5th) and passing (248.1; 6th) ... helped the Blue Devils to top-50 national offensive rankings for fourth down conversion percentage (.696; 8th), fewest fumbles lost (6; 12th), fewest penalties per game (4.57; 25th), fewest penalty yards per game (40.71; 32nd), first downs (298; 36th) and passing offense (50th) ... helped a Duke offensive unit that became the first in school history and one of just four in the ACC in 2013 to amass 25+ rushing and 25+ passing TDs ... aided in the protection of QBs Anthony Boone and Brandon Connette, who combined to complete 296-of-467 (.634) passes for 3,472 yards with 26 TDs ... opened holes for Duke’s ground attack that featured Connette’s school single-season record-tying 14 rushing TDs while four Blue Devil running backs combined for 1,905 yards with each averaging 5.0+ yards per attempt ... on the field for 340 total snaps.
2012: Played in the final five games of the season ... missed the first eight weeks of the year while recovering from surgery performed on March 24, 2012, to repair fractured left ankle ... helped the Blue Devils score a school single-season record 410 points while ranking second in the ACC in sacks allowed per pass attempt (1:29.00) ... part of a Duke offense that ranked among the ACC leaders in first downs per game (4th; 22.15), time of possession (4th; 31:07), passing yards per game (5th; 283.9) and points per game (5th; 31.5) ... helped in the protection of 3,000-yard passer Sean Renfree (3,113) as Duke became just the second team in ACC history (Florida State, 1995) to have two 1,000-yard receivers in Jamison Crowder (1,074) and Conner Vernon (1,074) ... part of an offensive unit that boasted a school single-season record and NCAA-best three players with 65+ pass receptions ... in the run game, assisted in opening holes as Duke’s top three running backs combined to rush for 1,401 yards on 283 attempts (4.95 avg.) ... on the field for 137 total snaps including a season-high 48 plays against Miami.
2011: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Brentwood under coach Ron Crawford ... charted as the No. 25 offensive guard in the nation by ESPN.com ... listed as the No. 31 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com ... helped Brentwood to 29 wins and three state playoff berths ... SuperPrep All-Dixie Region and first team all-state (6A) choice by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association in 2010 ... named to The Tennessean’s 2010 Dream Team ... served as team captain as a senior ... selected to play in the annual Toyota Tennessee East vs. West All-Star Classic on December 11, 2010 in Jefferson City, Tenn. ... also participated in track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Liz Patrick ... born July 30, 1993 ... graduated in December, 2015 with a degree in history.