Ranks tied first all-time at UGA in career starts by an offensive lineman with 50 (tied with Clint Boling).
Selected to play in the Senior Bowl...Named All-America Third Team by Associated Press & Phil Steele and Honorable Mention by Sports Illustrated...First Team All-SEC by Associated Press, ESPN.com, Phil Steele and SEC Coaches...Elected one of team's offensive captains...Started all 14 games...SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week after game vs. Florida...Named Phil Steele mid-season All-America Honorable Mention and All-SEC First Team...Selected to watch lists for Outland Trophy and Lombardi Trophy...Named to inaugural Pony Express Award watch list as a tandem with teammate Ben Jones...Named preseason All-America Fourth Team by Phil Steele...Preseason All-SEC First Team by Athlon Sports, Birmingham News, Blue Ribbon, Lindy's, Phil Steele, SEC Coaches, SEC Media and Southern Pigskin.com; Lindy's also tabbed him the nation's 10th-best offensive tackle...Recipient of the Green-Sands Football Scholarship.
Selected to the Pro Football Weekly All-America Team. Named All-SEC Third Team by Phil Steele. Started all 13 games at left guard. Recorded a tackle vs. UCF in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Named preseason All-SEC second team by SEC Coaches and Phil Steele. Preseason national ranking of #16 at offensive guard by Phil Steele. Named Most Valuable Player on offense following spring drills.
Started all 13 games. Started season opener at No. 9 Okla. St. at RG, moved to left tackle for the next four games and then played final eight games at left guard. Named Preseason All-SEC Second Team by SEC Coaches. Selected Preseason All-SEC Third Team by Phil Steele.
Named to CollegeFootballNews.com's All-Freshman First Team. Phil Steele's All-Freshman Second Team. Named Freshman All-SEC by SEC Coaches. Appeared in 13 games making 10 starts. Started at left guard against No. 22 Vanderbilt, at No. 11 LSU, vs. No. 5 Florida, at Kentucky, at Auburn, vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech and vs. No. 19 Michigan State. Started at right guard vs. Ga. Southern and Central Michigan and at S. Carolina. Made Bulldog debut vs. Georgia Southern starting at right guard.
Riverdale, coached by Kevin Jones....2008 SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams... PrepStar All-America Team....2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100...2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAA All-State Honorable Mention...2007 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State Honorable Mention...2008 Rivals.com Rivals250, offensive tackles (16), Georgia Top 50 (13)...UGASports Georgia Top 50 (9)...Scout.com four-star prospect, Top 150, #158 player in America, #15 OT in the nation, #106 prospect in the South, #10 prospect in Georgia...Honorable Mention Strongest Player at the 2008 Offense-Defense All-Star game in Ft. Lauderdale...got reps at defensive end and defensive tackle as a junior.