Moves to the offensive line afterspending last season as a defensive tackle ... Is a favorite to start at offensive tackle.
2002: Played in 11 games, starting five at defensive tackle ... made 17 tackles on the season, including four for a loss ... also broke up two passes ... had a season-high four tackles at Georgia Southern (Nov. 2) and tallied three against Elon (Oct. 19).
2001: Saw action in eight games as a reserve on the offensive line.
2000: Played in six games ... first collegiate start at Chattanooga (11/11).
1999: Did not see game action.
High School: Played at Tate High School.
Personal: Son of David Pierce and Judy Chaunpaghe.