Signed by Pittsburgh Steelers as non-drafted free agent, July 27, 2011…Waived by Steelers, Sept. 3, 2011…Signed by Oakland Raiders as free agent, May 7, 2012…Played in 47 career games with 46 starts at Central Michigan…Two-time all-MAC selection, after junior and senior years…Started every game at center as a senior…Part of a line that contributed to a season-high 523 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in a win at Eastern Michigan…Started 11 games at center as a junior…Part of a line that helped team lead MAC in scoring and rank second in total offense…Started first five games of season as a sophomore…Helped offense rank second in MAC in passing and total offense…A Freshman All-America honorable-mention selection by The Sporting News…Also named Freshman All-America by collegefootballnews.com…Started all 14 games at center …Helped offense rank among the conference leaders in scoring, rushing, passing and total offense…Marketing major…Attended Centreville (Va.) High School…Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior…Part of an offensive line that helped team average 47 points per game…Second-team all-state honoree as a defensive lineman as a senior…Led team with 77 tackles and recorded six sacks…Named to the John Michael Golden 11 all-star team…Also a four-year letterman in wrestling, serving as senior captain…Posted a 60-0 record and won state wrestling title as a senior …Twice placed in discus at state track and field meet.
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