Attended the Haywood HS in Brownsville, Tennessee.
Played college ball at Mississippi State from 2006 to 2010.
Selected by the Miami Heat as 41st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.
Signed with Pistoia (Italy) in 2010-11.
Signed with Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel) in 2011-12.
Moved to Virtus Roma (Italy) in February.
Signed with the Miami Heat in September 2012. Waived in October.
Signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce in November 2012.
Signed with the Boston Celtics in December 2012. Waived in January. Signed with the Miami Heat later that month.
All-SEC Honorable Mention in 2008.
Named to the SEC All-Defensive Team in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Named SEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team in 2009 and 2010.
Named SEC Tournament MVP in 2009.
Named to the All-SEC 1st Team in 2009.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2009 and 2010.
Won the bronze medal at the World University Games with the US Team in 2009.