Personal: High school teammate with UNC redshirt freshman Bryan Dixon • Ranked the No. 18 player in North Carolina by SuperPrep • Considered the No. 25 player in North Carolina by The Charlotte Observer • Ranked the No. 51 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 17 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com • All-area selection by The Wilmington Star-News • Three-year starter • Recorded 65 tackles as a senior • Helped lead South Columbus to a 12-2 record and the quarterfinals of the state 2-A playoffs • Posted 65 tackles, 16 tackles for losses and five sacks as a junior, helping lead South Columbus to a 9-2 record • Coached by Joey Price • Son of Larry and Bobbie Elleby • Born April 25, 1988.