The 12th Annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Invitational golf tournament is set for May 2 at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, Calif.
According to the Biletnikoff Foundation, “This celebrity charity invitational raises needed funds for the Biletnikoff Foundation and its support for teens in crisis throughout California to overcome their struggles with substance abuse, human trafficking and domestic violence.”
Selected by Cleveland Browns in sixth round (191st overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 26, 2009…Signed first contract, July 15, 2009…Waived by Browns, Sept. 3, 2010… Re-signed by Browns to practice squad, Dec. 1, 2010…Promoted by Browns to active roster, Dec. 14, 2010…Waived by Browns, Sept. 3, 2011…Signed by Seattle Seahawks to practice squad, Dec. 14, 2011…Re-signed by Seahawks as reserve/future free agent, Jan. 3, 2012…Waived by Seahawks, Aug. 27, 2012…Claimed off waivers by Oakland Raiders, Aug. 28, 2012.
CAREER: Finished the 2011 season on the Seahawks’ practice squad…Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (191st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft and was waived by the Browns on Sept. 4, 2010…Joined Cleveland’s practice squad on Dec. 1, 2010, and was signed to the team’s active roster on Dec. 14, 2010…Appeared in eight games over two seasons (2009-10) with the Browns, recording seven total tackles on defense and special teams, one pass defensed and one forced fumble on special teams…Spent the 2010 UFL season with the Las Vegas Locomotives, helping the team capture the league championship while seeing action in eight games, recording 11.5 tackles and two interceptions.
COLLEGE: Played one season (2008) at San Jose State after transferring from Oregon State, where he played in all 14 games for the Beavers in 2006…Spent time as the Beavers’ primary kick returner in 2006, averaging 22.4 yards per return…In 2005, attended American River College, where he led all players with 11 interceptions, earning him California Community College All-America honors…Graduated with a degree in behavioral science and sociology from San Jose State.
PERSONAL: Name is pronounced KOY fran-SEES…Attended Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, Calif. …Lettered in football and track and field…Older brother, Diamond, played football at Sacramento State.