2019: Experienced defensive tackle ... candidate for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which annually honors the top defensive player in college football who makes the biggest impact for his team, both on and off the field, and is presented by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation ... had surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon on October 15, 2018 ... granted extension of eligibility request by the NCAA on December 7, 2018, for sixth season of collegiate competition ... in 41 career games (17 starts), has 59 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, one caused fumble and three QB pressures ... has 14 games with 2+ tackles including a career-high seven stops against Army West Point in 2018 ... has played 1,068 career snaps ... one of four Duke defensive linemen with 1,000+ snaps of experience, joining Victor Dimukeje (1,376), Tre Hornbuckle (1,309) and Trevon McSwain (1,201).
2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018: Played in four games with four starting assignments against Army West Point, Northwestern, Baylor and Georgia Tech ... on October 15, underwent surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon suffered versus Georgia Tech ... totaled 14 tackles, 0.5 TFL, one caused fumble and two QB pressures ... posted three games with 2+ tackles including a season-high seven stops against Army West Point ... logged single-game QB pressures versus Northwestern and Baylor ... added 0.5 TFL at Baylor ... caused a fumble at Georgia Tech during a stretch where Duke forced fumbles on three consecutive drives in the third quarter to turn a 7-7 tie into a 28-7 advantage ... helped Duke rank among the ACC leaders in both passing defense (4th) and passing efficiency defense (5th) ... on the field for 186 snaps.
2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: Started all 13 games ... totaled 34 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks and one QB pressure ... posted 10 games with 2+ tackles including a career-high four stops against North Carolina, Miami, Florida State and Army West Point ... logged single-game sacks versus Florida State and Pittsburgh ... helped Duke rank among the ACC leaders in both scoring defense (3rd) and total defense (4th) ... on the field for 533 snaps.
2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: Played in 11 games ... missed the Army West Point contest ... carded four tackles ... had 0.5 TFL against Pittsburgh ... on the field for 133 snaps.
2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2015: Played in all 13 games ... carded seven tackles ... had a season-high two stops against N.C. Central ... on the field for 216 snaps.
2014: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at American Heritage Plantation under Mike Rumph ... charted as the No. 39 defensive tackle in the country by 247Sports.com ... listed as the No. 49 defensive tackle in the nation by ESPN.com ... helped team to four-year record of 40-10 with four state playoff berths ... led squad to a 15-1 record and the Florida 5A state championship in senior season ... first team (5A) all-state pick by the Associated Press as a senior after posting 74 tackles, 12.0 TFL, 5.0 sacks and one INT ... three-time all-county choice ... finished career with 268 tackles and 14 sacks ... also lettered in track and field and wrestling.
PERSONAL: Born October 11, 1995 ... graduated from Duke in December, 2018, with a sociology degree and certificate in markets and management ... son of Gary Cerenord.