Selected by Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (247th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, May 10, 2014.
AT A GLANCE
2014: Saw action in seven games as a rookie, posting three tackles (two solo)...Also contributed three special teams tackles…Placed on the reserve/injured list with a back injury on Dec. 6...(9/7) at NYJ: Made NFL debut, seeing action on special teams…(9/21) at NE: Saw time at safety and on special teams...Notched first career tackles, posting two stops (one)...Recorded first career special teams tackle on kickoff coverage...(9/28) vs. Mia.: Recorded a special teams stop on kickoff coverage...(11/2) at Sea.: Notched a special teams tackle in punt coverage...(11/9) vs. Den.: Posted one solo tackle on defense.
COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Western Kentucky and one at Florida, playing in 26 games…Transferred from Florida following his freshman year…Totaled 135 tackles (95 solo), nine INTs, 14 passes defensed, eight forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…Played in 12 games in 2013, posting 67 (55 solo) tackles, three INTs, seven passes defensed, six forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…Started 11 games his first season at WKU in 2012…Named to All-Sun Belt Conference First Team…Racked up a team-high six INTs and recorded 68 tackles (40 solo)…Made his Hilltopper debut against Austin Peay, recording seven tackles and his first career INT…Recorded three INTs in the victory over Kentucky…His three INTs were the most in school history since 1978…Sat out the 2011 season after transferring from Florida…Saw action on special teams and defense in two games for Florida as a true freshman in 2010.
PERSONAL: Attended Southeast High School in Bradenton, Fla. …Rated a four-star prospect by both Scout.com and Rivals.com and ranked as the No. 5 safety in the country by Scout.com…Participated in the 2010 Under Armour All-American Game and was named to the Top 150 Dream Team by PrepStar Magazine…Recorded 58 tackles, 14 INTs, two returns for TDs and three blocked punts during his senior season…Added 241 yards receiving and five TDs…During his junior campaign, posted 48 tackles, eight passes defensed and 14 INTs on his way to being named 4A FSWA All-State selection in 2008…Was also a member of the track team…Participated in the NFL Play 60 Character Camp in 2014.