- Coached by Randy Crouch at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School in Orange, Texas.
- Two-time all-district selection.
- Was an Honorable Mention All-State selection by the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors after rushing for 1,294 yards and 17 TDs as a senior.
- Contributed 5 INTs on defense.
- Rushed for 581 yards and 4 TDs on 89 carries as a junior.
- Qualified for the Class 4A state track and field meet in the 100- and 200-meter dash as a sophomore and junior.