Big, strong young lineman who looks to solidify his spot as a starter after getting five starts there a year ago as a redshirt freshman ... Begins his spring camp listed atop the depth chart at center, where he moved to during spring camp in 2012, after playing at guard primarily during his redshirt season.
Moved to center in spring ball, and ended up making five starts there during the year as a redshirt freshman, and despite his youth and relative inexperience, performed well for a line that was decimated by injuries all season long ... Played in 11 games overall, and made his first collegiate start in a win over a quality Arizona State team which ended up winning eight games on the season ... Got his next start against eventual BCS national champ Alabama, and later started the final three games of the season at Tennessee, against Syracuse and at Texas A&M ... The Tiger offense had its three highest yardage games of the season in those final three games, going for 454 yards of offense at Tennessee, followed by a season-high 485 yards against Syracuse, and closing with 465 more at Texas A&M.
A three-year starter on the offensive line for a tradition-rich Texas high school program ... Was a 1st-Team Class 5A All-State performer in 2010, playing at the guard position primarily on the offensive line ... Made 46 pancake blocks and 31 knock down blocks as a senior, as he helped lead his team as a captain to its third-straight district championship ... Is known as an outstanding run blocker with a tough-minded attitude to lead the way in the trenches ... As a junior in 2009, recorded 56 pancake blocks, and 43 knock down blocks, after turning in 41 pancakes and 33 knock downs as a sophomore, when his team went on to win the Class 5A Div. I state championship ... High school coach - Tom Westerberg.
Parents - Bill & Cathy McNulty ... Is interested in studying psychology at Mizzou ... Lists hobbies as playing video games, working out, going to movies and reading ... Chose Mizzou over Vanderbilt, Houston, Tulsa and Memphis, among others.