Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, May 4, 2012...Placed on injured reserve, Aug. 31, 2012.
At a glance
2012: Spent the entire 2012 regular season on injured reserve due to a foot injury suffered late in preseason...Saw considerable action early in preseason while Pro Bowl punter Shane Lechler recovered from off-season knee surgery...Averaged 43.5 yards on eight punts with 32.8 net average per attempt in two preseason contests and placed two punts inside-the-20...Boomed long punt of 71 yards (8/17) and had a 61-yarder versus Dallas (8/13).
COLLEGE: Played four years at Fort Valley State and earned All-First Team Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors as a senior...Invited to the National College Elite Kicking Camp...Ranked as No. 5 punter in Division II after senior year...As a senior, punted 60 times for 2,582 yards (43.0 avg.)...Booted an 80-yard punt at the HBCU All-Star Bowl Game...Placed 21 punts inside the 20-yard line...Had nine touchbacks...Ranked 13th in the nation in net punting yardage...Had 16 punts travel 50 or more yards...As a junior, punted 54 times for 2,144 (39.7 avg.)...Had a season-long 64-yard punt...Placed 17 punts inside the opponent 20-yard line...Ranked as the No. 4 punter in Division II...Averaged 39 yards per punt as a sophomore...Finished freshman season with a 41-yard punting average.
PERSONAL: Born in Macon, Ga., and attended Rutland High School in his hometown...Began playing football as a wide receiver his sophomore year of high school...Did not punt until junior year of high school.