Height6 ft 1 in
Weight84 kg
Net Worth$6 million
HometownSuwanee, Ga.
Date of BirthMay 18, 2003
High SchoolCollins Hill/Jackson State


  • Played both cornerback and wide receiver in the 2023 season.
  • Despite missing 3.5 games due to injury, played more snaps from scrimmage than any other FBS player.
  • Paul Hornung Award: Nation’s most versatile player; ninth player to win a major postseason award; 11th such award for Colorado Buffaloes.
  • Named to the Paul Hornung Award honor roll after five of the seven full games played.
  • Consensus First-Team All-American: One of two CU players to earn both on-field consensus honors and first-team academic honors (joining Joe Romig from 1960-61).
  • Academic Achievements:
    • First-team Academic All-American.
    • Named to Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll and All-NFF Colorado Academic Team.
    • Earned first-team honors as a defensive back and second-team as a wide receiver.
    • Achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester.
  • Eighth player to be a consensus first-team All-American and receive any level of Academic All-America honors.
  • All-America Teams:
    • Earned first-team honors from the Football Writers Association of America, Associated Press, Sporting News, and American Football Coaches Association.
    • Walter Camp did not name him first-team as it lacks an All-Purpose, Flex, or Athlete position.
  • Achievements and Honors
    • Earned first-team recognition from Sports Illustrated and second-team honors from FOX Sports.
    • Achieved the program’s 64th first-team All-American honor and is the 60th player to earn this status.
    • Marked the 31st consensus first-team All-American season in CU history and is the 28th player to achieve consensus honors.
    • Was close to becoming the sixth unanimous first-team honoree.
    • Quarterfinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and semifinalist for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award.
  • Playing Time
    • Played a total of 1,102 snaps: 475 on offense, 631 on defense, and 32 on special teams.
    • Averaged 114.7 snaps per game, or 121.4 per game excluding the second half against Colorado State.
    • Holds the top five single-game scrimmage snap counts in CU history, including 149 snaps against Stanford, 140 against TCU, 125 against Nebraska, 118 against Oregon State, and 116 against Arizona.
  • Offensive Performance
    • Finished with 57 receptions for 721 yards and five touchdowns.
      Averaged 80.1 yards and 6.3 receptions per game.
      His 57 receptions rank 20th in CU’s season records, and his five touchdowns rank 23rd.
      Already ranks 53rd for career receptions and 51st for career receiving yards.
      Had at least two receptions in all nine games he played, with eight or more receptions twice (13 against Stanford and 11 against TCU).
  • Defensive Performance
    • Tied for the team lead with three interceptions and added five pass breakups and 30 tackles.
    • Recorded two interceptions against UCLA and one against TCU.
    • Logged pass breakups against TCU, Nebraska, Oregon State, Arizona, and Washington State.
  • Unique Accomplishments
    • Became the first college football player in at least 25 seasons to have over 50 receptions and more than three interceptions in a single season.
    • Only comparable season was by Georgia’s Champ Bailey in 1998, who had 47 receptions for 744 yards and five touchdowns, along with three interceptions.
  • Additional Honors
    • Named to the All-Transfer team by On3 at the flex position.
    • Recognized by The Athletic and 247 Sports at defensive back and by CFN as a second-team cornerback.
  • All-Pac-12 Honors
    • First-team defensive back
    • Second-team All-Purpose
  • Associated Press (AP) Honors
    • First-team all-purpose
    • Second-team cornerback
  • Other Recognitions
    • Bay Area News Group: First-team defensive back
    • College Football Network: Second-team flex position
    • Athlon: First-team cornerback and all-purpose
    • AP and Phil Steele: Second-team
  • CU’s Annual CUSPY Banquet
    • Athlete of the Year among all CU sports
  • FBS Debut Highlights
    • CU upset No. 17 TCU 45-42
    • Set CU records: Most receptions (11) in a starting debut at wide receiver, most receptions in the first game of a career at CU
    • First player in over 20 years to have a 100-yard receiving game and an interception on defense
    • Named National Player of the Week by Bronko Nagurski Award, Lott IMPACT Trophy, Paul Hornung Award, honorable mention by Jim Thorpe Award, Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week
  • Season Performances
    • 13 catches for 140 yards and 2 touchdowns against Stanford, plus 5 tackles on defense
    • 8 catches for 98 yards against Oregon State
    • 8 catches for 107 yards in the season finale at Utah (third 100-yard game)
  • Mid-Season Honors
    • First-team All-American by Sporting News and FOX Sports
    • Honorable mention by ESPN
    • Included in The Athletic midseason all-transfer team
  • Preseason Honors
    • First-team All-American by AP and Athlon
    • Second-team All-American by Sporting News and Phil Steele
    • First-team All-Pac-12 by CB and Phil Steele
    • Second-team All-Pac-12 by Sporting News and Phil Steele
  • Preseason Watch Lists
    • Lott IMPACT Trophy
    • Paul Hornung Award
  • Preseason Rankings
    • No. 1 overall player in the transfer portal
    • Top newcomer by ESPN
    • No. 31 player in college football by On3
    • No. 70 player and top newcomer by ESPN
  • Preseason All-Pac-12 Selections
    • First-team at defensive back and all-purpose
    • Honorable mention at wide receiver
    • Only player named first-team at multiple positions and to three overall


  • The best new transfer player in 2023 per 247 Sports, rated highly, with top skills.
  • Joined CU with four years left to play three.


  • Played in eight games as a true freshman at Jackson State in 2022, contributing on both offense and defense as a wide receiver and cornerback.
  • Named a finalist for the Jerry Rice Award, recognizing the top freshman player in FCS football.
  • Earned SWAC Freshman of the Year and second-team All-SWAC honors by Phil Steele.
  • On defense, recorded 20 tackles, 10 pass breakups, two interceptions, and one fumble recovery.
  • Notable defensive performances included multiple games with two or more pass breakups and interceptions against Alabama A&M and Alcorn.
  • On offense, totaled 18 receptions for 188 yards and scored four touchdowns.
  • Highlight performance against Alcorn included being named BOXTOROW National Player of the Week and SWAC Newcomer of the Week.
  • In the final four games, including the SWAC Championship and Celebration Bowl, caught 11 passes for 135 yards and scored four touchdowns.
  • Made a crucial game-tying touchdown reception on the final play of regulation in the Celebration Bowl.
  • Before college, starred in the 2022 Polynesian Bowl, earning Offensive MVP honors with five receptions for 54 yards and an interception.


  • Top Rankings: He was unanimously recognized as the standout recruit of the class of 2022.
  • 247 Sports: Received a perfect 100 rating and ranked #1 nationally in their Top247, also leading as the top cornerback and player from Georgia.
  • Rivals: Scored a perfect 6.1, ranked #1 overall in the class, top athlete, and Georgia’s top player.
  • PrepStar: Ranked as the best player in the entire nation.
  • ESPN: Rated 94, placed #2 nationally, and held the top athlete and Georgia player rankings.
  • On3: Earned a 99 rating, ranked #8 nationally, #2 among athletes, and Georgia’s #2 player.
  • 247 Composite: Achieved a .9999 rating, securing the #1 national, cornerback, and Georgia player rankings.
  • On3 Consensus: Garnered a 99.56 rating, ranked #2 nationally, top athlete, and Georgia player.


  • During my four years playing varsity football for the Collins Hill Eagles under Coach Lenny Gregory, we had some memorable seasons. Overall, we achieved a 36-17 record, with standout years going 27-4 during my junior and senior seasons.
  • Offensively, I made an impact with 272 receptions, totaling 3,963 yards and scoring 48 touchdowns. I also contributed with rushing and passing stats.
  • One of my proudest moments was breaking the Georgia state record for receiving touchdowns previously held by Braxton Hicks.
  • Defensively, I made 116 tackles, snagged 19 interceptions, and had several pass breakups, tackles for loss, and forced turnovers.
  • In my senior year, we clinched Collins Hill’s first Georgia State Championship with an impressive 15-1 record. I was honored as a first-team All-American and named Georgia Player of the Year by MaxPreps and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
  • Defensively that season, I made crucial tackles, interceptions, and forced turnovers to help secure our championship victory.
  • He had an impressive offensive season with 85 catches for 1,284 yards and 12 touchdowns. He even threw a 28-yard touchdown pass and ran for 15 yards with another touchdown.
  • During his junior year at Collins Hill, the team excelled with a 12-3 record, making it to the state championship. He was recognized as the MaxPreps Georgia Player of the Year.
  • His overall offensive stats included 137 receptions for 1,746 yards and 24 touchdowns, along with 19 rushes for 124 yards and one touchdown. He also completed 2 out of 4 passes for 84 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception.
  • He set new records in Gwinnett County for receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns.
  • On the defensive side, he contributed significantly with 51 tackles, eight interceptions, seven pass breakups, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one quarterback hurry, and one tackle for loss.
  • In his sophomore year, he caught 49 passes for 919 yards and 12 touchdowns, rushed five times for 19 yards, and made 36 tackles, with seven interceptions and six pass breakups on defense.
  • During his freshman season, he made four tackles on defense, caught one pass for 14 yards, and completed 1 of 2 passes for six yards on offense.
  • Additionally, he showcased his versatility by playing point guard on the Collins Hill basketball team.

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