High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Claremore High School . . . was a three-year starter at offensive guard . . . started his junior and senior seasons at defensive tackle . . . was a member of teams that compiled a three-year record of 25-9 . . . named to the Tulsa World Blue-Chip list as a senior . . . was selected to the Oklahoma Associated Press High School Football team . . . named first-team all-state by the Daily Oklahoman . . . selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State team . . . was the District 5A-4 Lineman of the Year as a senior . . . earned Daily Oklahoman second-team all-state honors as a junior . . . high school coach Dennis Casey.
Personal: Lists his favorite NFL team as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . . . his favorite class at TU is Diplomatic History . . . favorite road stadium is Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium . . . favorite TV show is “The Simpsons” . . . his favorite movie is Fight Club . . . his favorite athlete is NHL star Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils is his favorite pro sports team . . . his favorite food is prime rib . . . his dream as a child was to play professional baseball . . . has been named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll four times . . . parents are Dennis and Mary Black . . . majoring in history/education . . . born August 2, 1981 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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