|7||@Lions||W 42 - 30||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|6||Eagles||W 38 - 20|
|5||@Giants||W 28 - 10||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|4||@Bears||L 6 - 16||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|3||Raiders||W 34 - 14|
|2||@Packers||L 16 - 21|
|1||Falcons||W 28 - 12|
• Started a career-high 6 games in 2018, establishing career highs in total tackles (43) and sacks (3.0).
• Middle name, Dian, is a tribute to his grandmother, a Harvard and MIT graduate.
• Only 2nd Vanderbilt player drafted by the Vikings and was teammates with Vikings 2018 UDFA Jonathan Wynn
OFF THE FIELD Majored in sociology at Vanderbilt...An active participant in Vikings social justice initiatives, including trips to the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center and multiple Twin Cities high schools...Active with the One Love Foundation, dedicated to eliminating relationship violence through education and empowerment on college campuses and worked closely with Vanderbilt’s Project Safe Center while in school... Spoke alongside teammate Anthony Harris on a panel at the 2019 Unsung Heros Luncheon, addressing the issue of domestic violence...Traveled through Germany as a teen with the Fulton County Youth Commission...Part of his high school’s robotics team...Has a musical side, having learned to play 9 instruments: flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba, tenor sax, steel drums and piano...Aspires to a career in high school coaching following his playing days...Played in 2014 and 2015 at Vanderbilt under former Vikings assistant defensive backs coach Derek Mason, who took over the Vandy head coaching job in 2014...Has developed an interest and passion for day trading and cryptocurrencies.