AT COLORADO: This Season (Jr.)-He entered the fall atop the
depth chart at right tackle. He has been
hampered by injuries to date in his CU career, but he was 100 percent for
spring drills as well as for August camp.
2011 (Soph.)-He suffered a fracture of his
right fibula in the second game of the season (Sept. 10 vs. California), which
required surgery to help repair (Sept. 22); he did not return to play the
remainder of the season. He started the
first two games of the year at right tackle, playing 109 snaps and grading out
to a healthy 81.7 percent for those contests (82.8 at Hawai'i). He had four great effort blocks, and allowed
one quarterback sack, one pressure and was flagged for one penalty. He had entered the fall atop the depth chart
at right tackle, with it in mind that he could also have played guard as well,
as he practiced at both spots as a redshirt freshman.
2010 (Fr.-RS)-He did not see any action; he
had entered fall camp listed third at right tackle, and was practicing as well
as any lineman the first 10 days of fall camp but was sidelined by a shoulder
sprain he suffered in drills on August 16.
He couldn't dress for the first three games due to injury and rose to
second on the depth chart at right guard by the end of the season. He was the co-recipient of the Joe Romig
Award as selected by coaches for the most improved offensive lineman in spring
2009 (Fr.)-Redshirted; practiced
on the offensive line the entire fall.
earned All-America honors from PrepStar
and All-Midlands Region accolades from SuperPrep
as a senior, when he was also named first-team All-Colorado and All-State (5A)
by both the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News. One of 13 offensive linemen named to the
News-Tribune's Western 100 list. SuperPrep ranked him as the No. 53
player from the Midlands Region, the No. 14 offensive lineman, No. 6 offensive
tackle and No. 7 player from Colorado
on that list. The No. 223 overall
prospect on the Rivals 250 list, ranked as the No. 19 offensive tackle and the
No. 2 player overall and top offensive lineman from Colorado by
Rivals.com. Scout.com tabbed him as the
No. 42 offensive tackle in the country.
He was and first-team All-Southern League as a junior and senior, and
earned second-team honors as a sophomore.
A three-year letterman in football under coach John Vogt, lists his most
memorable game in his senior season against Douglas County
when he racked up 16 pancake blocks.
Chaparral won nine games both his sophomore and senior seasons and with
a 9-3 mark in 2008, finished second in the Southern League and advanced to the
third round of the state playoffs. He
anchored an offensive line that produced a balance offensive attack averaging
171.6 yards rushing and 155.5 yards passing per game in 2008 and Chaparral's
running backs averaged 5.8 yards per carry collectively. He also played basketball at Chaparral,
participating on the league championship team as a freshman and earning a
letter as a sophomore before concentrating on football.
is majoring in Anthropology and Sociology at Colorado.
was born May 11, 1991 in Littleton, Colo. Hobbies include fishing, camping, weight
lifting and playing video games (favorites include Xbox, Halo and NCAA
Football). A cousin, M.J. Flaum, was an
offensive lineman at Nebraska. A grandfather, John Boice, played for the
Chicago Bears as a tight end/defensive end.