PRO: Veteran fullback has contributed on offense and special teams…Has seen action in 29 games with 10 starts in two seasons with the Raiders…Posted 11 special teams tackles in four seasons…
2009: Played in 13 games with three starts…Had seven receptions for 31 yards and returned one kickoff for 17 yards…(10/11) @ NYG: Started at FB…Made first reception of the season for career-long 14-yard gain…(10/25) vs. NYJ: Returned one kickoff for 14 yards…(11/1) @ SD: Had one reception for one yard…Added a tackle on special teams…(11/22) vs. CIN: Started at FB…Matched a career high with three receptions for 14 yards…(11/26) @ DAL: Had one reception for one yard…(12/6) @ PIT: Started at FB…(12/20) @ DEN: Had a reception for one yard…Also recorded a tackle on special teams…
2008: Appeared in all 16 games, making seven starts…Caught six passes for 30 yards…Returned a pair of kickoffs for 29 yards…Also contributed four tackles on special teams…(9/8) vs. DEN: Made Raiders debut on special teams…(9/14) @ KC: Made one tackle on special teams…(9/21) @ BUF: Saw action on special teams…(9/28) vs. SD: Played on special teams…(10/12) @ NO: Saw time on special teams…(10/19) vs. NYJ: Contributed on special teams…(10/26) @ BAL: Recorded a team-high three special teams tackles…(11/2) vs. ATL: Made first career start at FB…(11/9) vs. CAR: Recorded two receptions for 16 yards…(11/16) @ MIA: Hauled in one reception…(11/23) @ DEN: Started at FB…(11/30) vs. KC: Started at FB…(12/4) @ SD: Started at FB…(12/14) VS. NE: Had one reception for three yards…(12/21) vs. HOU: Caught two passes for 13 yards…Returned a kickoff for 14 yards…(12/28) @ TB: Saw time at FB and on special teams.
2007: Appeared in 11 games for the Indianapolis Colts at FB and on special teams…Waived during mid-season and was not with team from games 7-11…Rushed for 13 yards on five attempts…Had four receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown…Returned five kickoffs for 95 yards, averaging 19.0 yards per return…(9/6) vs. NO: Returned one kickoff for 22 yards…(9/23) @ HOU: Fielded one kickoff for 22 yards…(9/30) vs. DEN: Had four carries for 13 yards on the ground…(10/7) vs. TB: Had one rush…(12/2) vs. JAX: Returned to the Colts after being waived and re-signed…Scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard shovel pass from QB Peyton Manning…Also returned a kickoff 18 yards…(12/9) @ BAL: Had a kickoff return for 20 yards…(12/23) vs. HOU: Returned a kickoff 13 yards…(12/30) vs. TEN: Had three receptions for a career-high 28 yards…Postseason: (1/13/08) vs. SD: Saw action on special teams in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game…Assisted on one tackle.
2006: Spent majority of season on Colts practice squad…2005: Saw action in four games with the New York Jets…Made two tackles on special teams…(11/20) @ DEN: Made NFL debut…(12/4) @ NE: Fielded a kickoff…Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by the Buffalo Bills.
COLLEGE: A three-year starter at McNeese State…Carried 246 times for 1,114 yards and 22 touchdowns…Added 569 receiving yards and nine touchdowns on 70 receptions…His 22 rushing touchdowns were seventh on the school’s all-time list, while his nine touchdown receptions ranked eighth…All-American first team selection at FB by The NFL Draft Report as a senior…Named first team All-Southland Conference…Marketing major.
PERSONAL: Attended St. Thomas More (New Iberia, La.) High School…Earned all-district and all-parish honors in football and baseball…Was a high school teammate of Raiders WR Javon Walker.
Former Seahawks DE Benson Mayowa has seen increased playing time in recent weeks and his makes his Silver and Black Show debut as the he prepares to face his former team.
Head Coach Tony Sparano spoke to the media after Thursday's practice as the Raiders get ready to take on the defending Super Bowl champs this Sunday.
Defensive coordinator Jason Tarver spoke to the media after Thursday's practice as the Raiders get ready to head to Seattle to face the Seahawks this Sunday.