Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, May 4, 2012…In four years at Arizona State, playing 40 combined games with 28 starts as both an offensive lineman and tight end…Appeared in 24 games with 19 starts as a lineman…Totaled five career receptions for 40 yards and one touchdown as a tight end…Started all 13 games at tackle as a senior, four at LT and nine at RT…Earned honorable-mention All-Pac-12 honors …Made transition from tight end to tackle prior to junior season…Started first four games of junior campaign and final two at left tackle…Saw action in 10 games as a sophomore, including seven at tight end…Recorded two receptions for 11 yards…Played in six games including two starts at tight end as a freshman…Had three receptions for 29 yards and one touchdown…Had a 2-yard touchdown catch against Stanford…Made first start and had a 19-yard reception against UNLV…Studied criminal justice…Attended Reno (Nev.) High School…Ranked as the No. 8 player in Nevada and the state’s top tight end by Rivals.com…Named to Scout.com 2006 Nevada all-state team…Totaled 45 catches for 750 yards and 10 touchdowns…Earned all-league, all-region and all-state honors…As a senior, caught 25 passes for 345 yards and five touchdowns…Also lettered in track.
Head Coach Tony Sparano spoke to the media after Wednesday's practice as the Raiders get ready to host the Buffalo Bills in the final home game of the 2014 season.
QB Derek Carr spoke to the media after Wednesday afternoon's practice as he prepares to lead the Raiders against a stout Buffalo Bills defense this Sunday in Oakland.
The Raiders spent time at Kaiser Permanente - San Leandro Medical Center, visiting patients, delivering gifts and bringing smiles to families.