Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 16, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014…Signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders as a reserve/future free agent, Dec. 30, 2014.
2014: Joined the Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 16…Waived by the Raiders at the end of the preseason…Added to the practice squad on Sept. 1, where he remained the remainder of the season before signing as a reserve/future free agent after the final game.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Montana, appearing in 47 career games with 42 starts at both tackle and guard…Made 27 consecutive starts at tackle as a junior and senior…Two-time All-Big Sky Conference selection…Also a two-time Academic All-Big Sky Conference honoree…Served as team’s offensive co-captain as a senior…Named first-team All-American by the Associated Press and Walter Camp Foundation…Named third-team All-American by the Sports Network…Selected to play in the 89th annual East-West Shrine Game, becoming the 11th player in Montana program history to be chosen for the all-star contest…Named first-team All-Big Sky Conference for the second straight season…Also earned Paul Weskamp Award as Montana’s outstanding offensive lineman for the second consecutive season…Started all 11 games at right tackle as a junior…A first-team All-Big Sky Conference selection…Co-recipient of the Paul Weskamp Award as Montana’s outstanding offensive lineman…Started all 14 games at right guard as a sophomore…Received All-Big Sky Conference second-team honors…Played in nine games with two starts as a true freshman.
PERSONAL: Attended O’Dea High School in Seattle, Wash. …Lettered three years in football…Missed most of senior year due to injury…An all-league selection…Preseason all-state choice as a senior…Voted team’s Most Improved Player as a junior, helping his team post a 13-1 record and earn a berth in the state championship game…Earned all-league honors…Also lettered two years in track and field...Worked with the City of Oakland Parks and Recreation department, volunteering his time at a youth football clinic in 2014.
Raiders offensive line coach Mike Tice discussed the free agents the team has brought in and the work ethic of the running backs with SiriusXM NFL Radio.
Offensive line coach Mike Tice told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he likes the chemistry with the coaching staff in Oakland and what the team is building.