Signed by Washington Redskins as non-drafted free agent, July 27, 2011…Waived by Redskins, Aug. 31, 2012…Claimed off waivers by Oakland Raiders, Sept. 1, 2012.
CAREER: Played in four games with three starts with the Redskins as a rookie in 2011.
2011: Earned roster spot out of training camp with the Redskins…Started final three games of the season at left tackle…(12/11) vs. NE: Made NFL debut…(12/18) at NYG: Made first career start…Blocked for an offense that tied a season high with 40 rushing attempts…(12/24) vs. MIN: Helped RB Evan Royster post 132 yards rushing…(1/1/12) at PHI: Blocked for Royster, who posted his second straight 100-yard rushing performance.
COLLEGE: Played in 52 games with 27 starts in four years at East Carolina…Named first-team All-Conference USA as a senior…Member of Conference USA championship teams in 2008 and 2009…Key member of an offensive line that ranked sixth nationally in fewest sacks allowed (12 in 14 games)…Earned selection to the ECU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll…Earned a bachelor’s degree in business (management) in May, 2010.
PERSONAL: Attended North Johnston High School in Kenly, N.C. …Helped team to a 14-1 record and a conference championship as a senior…As a senior, recorded 107 stops (92 solo), 30 tackles for loss, 14 sacks, 17 quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one interception …Earned three letters in football and four in basketball.