Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, July 29, 2012.
Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, July 29, 2012…Played three years at Indiana after transferring from Purdue…Graduated with a degree in sport management in May 2012…Played in 20 career games…Earned a scholarship prior to senior season…Played in all 12 games with six starts as a senior…Recorded 26 receptions for 238 yards…Finished second on team in receptions and fourth in yardage…Also returned seven punts for 36 yards and recorded five tackles on special teams…Made first career reception against Ball State, finishing contest with six receptions for 68 yards…Posted career highs with nine receptions for 73 yards against No. 12 Michigan State…Had six catches for 49 yards against North Texas…Played in three games as a junior, seeing action against No. 2 Ohio State and No. 6 Wisconsin…Played in five games and at wide receiver and on special teams as a sophomore…Did not see game action as a redshirt freshman…Redshirted first collegiate season at Purdue…Attended Harding High School in Ft. Wayne, Ind. …Set a school record with 75 catches for 1,296 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior…Led team to state title and named all-state, Summit Conference Player of the Year and team Player of the Year…Named first-team all-conference and honorable mention all-state as a junior…Also a four-year letterman in basketball…Cousin of James Hardy, Indiana’s all-time receiving leader and former NFL wide receiver with the Buffalo Bills.