Redshirt Freshman (2016)
Made five starts over the 13-game season … Totaled 13 receptions for 120 yards and two touchdowns … Recorded a catch in 10 games with a season-best two grabs on three occasions … Scored a touchdown in the last two regular season games … at Mississippi State (Nov. 19): Turned in the longest pass play of the season by an Arkansas tight end with a 32-yard gain in the third quarter before capping the drive with a one-yard TD grab from running back Rawleigh Williams III … at Missouri (Nov. 25): Caught a 5-yard TD pass from Austin Allen to become the fifth different Razorback on the season with a TD catch in consecutive games.
Redshirted as a true freshman.
A four-star recruit by 247Sports who ranked as the No. 7 tight end prospect in the nation and the No. 4 prospect in Oklahoma … ESPN gave him a grade of 79, the ninth-best tight end in the nation and No. 7 player in the state … Rivals rated him as a three-star recruit and the ninth-best prospect in Oklahoma … A three-star prospect by Scout that ranked as the No. 26 tight end in the nation … Ranked as the No. 7 player in Oklahoma and No. 17 tight end in the nation by 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings … Earned Southwest Times Record All-Area Oklahoma MVP honors as a senior … Named Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State at defensive end in 2014 … Played tight end and H-back in high school and rushed 95 times for 600 yards (6.3 avg.) and nine rushing touchdowns as a senior … Also caught 14 passes for 270 yards (19.3 avg.) and one touchdown … Helped Roland win the 3A-8 district title and advance to the quarterfinals of the 2014 Oklahoma Class 3A state playoffs with an 11-2 record in 2014 … Posted 41 carries for 334 yards (8.1 avg.) and nine rushing touchdowns during his junior season … Tallied nine receptions for 268 yards (29.8 avg.) and two touchdowns in 2013 … Also played defensive end and totaled 141 tackles, including 51.0 for loss, and 31 sacks during his junior and senior campaigns … Helped Roland win its first playoff game in 34 years as a sophomore … Finished his career as Roland High School’s all-time leader in sacks … Checked in at No. 8 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 list of the state’s top recruits prior to his senior season … Coached by Jeff Streun … Also participated in basketball and track and field … Two-time state champion in the shot put as a sophomore and junior … Chose Arkansas over Oklahoma and others.
Born on Dec. 9, 1995 … Son of Kevin and LaDonna Cantrell … Criminal justice major.