2017 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during initial year with the program.
HIGH SCHOOL: Enrolled in January 2017 and participated in spring practice … Consensus three-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Rated the No. 256 overall prospect in the class by 247Sports … Tabbed a top 50 prospect at his position by 247Sports (No. 32) and Scout (No. 46) … Touted as the No. 1 offensive tackle in the state of Illinois according to Scout … Ranked as the No. 4 player in the state by 247Sports, No. 8 by Scout and No. 19 by ESPN … A three-year starter on the offensive line at Richmond-Burton … Coached by Pat Elder … Earned a spot on the Northwest Herald All-Area first team in 2016 for the second straight season … Named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 4-A All-State team and All-Kishwaukee River Conference team … Helped Richmond-Burton to a 6-4 record with a 5-1 mark in conference play and the program’s 10th consecutive Class 4A playoff appearance in 2016 … Paved the way for the Rockets to score 30 or more points four times … Add 14 total tackles, one tackle for loss and a half-sack on defense in 2016 … Helped Richmond-Burton advance to the second round of the state playoffs in 2015 … Was one of 600 players selected to the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Combine in San Antonio … Chose Arkansas over Louisville, Utah, California, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Purdue and others.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 5, 1998 … Son of Brad and Nancy Wagner … Father, Brad, is a former offensive lineman at Western Illinois … Has three siblings, Bryce, Melanie and Wyatt … Brother, Bryce, is a junior offensive lineman at Southern Illinois … Business economics major.