Begins his first season of college football... Competed in three seasons of college track and field, but has two seasons of football eligibility remaining.
Junior (2012-13 at UT Arlington): Placed fifth in the shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championship, earning All-America honors... Held the school record in the shot put (64-04.50).
Sophomore (2011-12 at Arizona): Was a two-time first-team All-American in the shot put (2011-2012)... Had a runner-up finish in the shot put at the 2012 Pac-12 Championship in the discus and was named All-Conference... Placed sixth at the NCAA Championship in the shot put in 2012.
Freshman (2011 at Arizona): Placed fourth at the NCAA Championship in the shot put in 2011.
Prep: Was a Serbian National Champion in 2009 and Youth National Champion in 2008... Placed 11th at the 2007 IAAF World Youth Championship... In 2010, was the runner-up in shot put at the IAAF World Junior Championship.
Personal: Is the son of Ljubica and Dragan.