Third-year player returns as the starting long snapper . . . was put on scholarship in the spring.
2016 SEASON (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Starting long snapper played in all 12 games to earn his first letter . . . recorded an assisted tackle at Maryland.
2015 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the state's top seniors by 247Sports.com (No. 48) . . . two-year starter at left tackle for Coach Tim Baechler at Canton (Michigan) High School . . . started the first two games in 2014, but missed the remainder of his senior year with an ankle injury . . . named 2014 HYPE Metro Detroit Football Showcase Offensive Lineman MVP . . . honorable mention all-conference selection in 2013 . . . also lettered in track and field . . . recorded personal bests of 142-8 in the discus and 45-11 in the shot put . . . started his prep career as a snapper at Mandeville (Louisiana) High School in 2012 . . . son of Todd and Debbie Caflisch . . . born Sept. 20, 1996 . . . majoring in media and information.