Before UAlbany: Was on the roster at Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Joined the Panthers as a walk-on in 2016. Did not appear in any games in 2017. ... Totaled 173 tackles and 18.5 sackes in three seasons at Uniondale High. ... Was given the Scholar-Athlete Award by the Nassau Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. ... Played in the Nassau County Senior Bowl All-Star Game. ... Also played basketball land competed in track & field.
Personal: Son of Yves and Charmise Desire. ... His mother (Class of '93) attended UAlbany, as did his father and uncle, John Woods (Class of '92). ... Has one brother, Tyler. ... Intends to major in psychology.