Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2012: Scheduled to start at left tackle ... projected to replace Kyle Hill, who graduated after starting 34 games at left tackle over the past three seasons ... one of the top true athletes among Duke’s offensive linemen ... possesses good quickness ... in 10 career games (2 starts), has played a total of 275 snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength evaluation, led all offensive linemen in the vertical jump (31.0”) and squat lift (515 lbs.) while ranking fourth in the power clean (303 lbs.) ... in May, 2012, joined nine teammates on a mission trip to Langano, Ethiopia for water well-digging project.
2011: Played in 10 games with two starts ... missed the FIU and Wake Forest tilts ... started the final two games versus Georgia Tech and North Carolina ... helped Duke rank among the ACC leaders in both passing offense (2nd) and sacks allowed per passing attempt (3rd) ... aided a Blue Devil passing attack that had four players catch 40+ passes for just the second time in school history and first time since 1982 ... part of a Duke line that opened holes for 19 rushing TDs, a total that matched the program’s highest output since 1995 ... on the field for 275 snaps including a season-high 68 versus Georgia Tech.
2010: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Tarboro High School under coach Jeff Craddock ... tabbed the 40th-top offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com ... listed as the third-best offensive lineman in North Carolina and the 17th-top overall prospect in the state by the Charlotte Observer ... All-Mid Atlantic Region choice by SuperPrep ... helped Tarboro to a three-year record of 36-8 with three state playoff appearances including one state runner-up finish (2008) and one championship (2009) ... in 2009, helped Tarboro to 15-1 overall record and the 2-A state title with a 28-3 win over Burnsville Mountain Heritage ... All-Southern selection by the Orlando Sentinel and first team 2-A all-state pick by NCPreps.com in 2009 ... helped North Carolina to a 24-14 win in the annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on December 19, 2009 in Spartanburg, S.C. ... also lettered in track and field.
Personal: Son of Ava and Toney Cofield ... born January 22, 1992 ... majoring in African and African-American Studies.