Local offensive line product who used a redshirt season in 2010 before gaining experience as a reserve last year... Looking to compete for a starting guard spot.
2011: Saw time in four games as a reserve offensive lineman against Baylor, Missouri, Texas Tech and Kansas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named Class 6A all-state defensive lineman by Topeka Capital-Journal and the Kansas Football Coaches Association in 2008... Was an All-City Top 11 pick... Helped Washburn Rural to a 5-4 record... Earned first team All-Centennial League honors on offense and second team honors on defense as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born June 19, 1991... Son of Blessing and Mary Mariner... Majoring in social sciences.