Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, July 31, 2011…Waived by Raiders, Sept. 3, 2011…Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 5, 2011…Re-signed by Raiders as reserve/future free agent, Jan. 3, 2012.
Last name is pronounced KUMM-bee…Signed by Raiders as non-drafted free agent, July 31, 2011…Waived by Raiders, Sept. 3, 2011…Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 5, 2011…Re-signed by Raiders as reserve/future free agent, Jan. 3, 2012…Played in 36 career games at Clemson, totaling 5½ sacks…Played in 13 games, totaling 53 tackles in final season…Suffered injury in first game of 2008 campaign, prior to a medical hardship waiver…Started three games in 2007, posting 10 hurries…Recorded sacks against Florida State and Wake Forest…Had at least one hurry in eight games…Played in nine games as a freshman…Sociology major…Attended Morris (Ill.) High School… A Parade and USA Today All-American, was ranked the No. 3 prospect in state by Rivals.com and No. 6 defensive end in nation by CollegeFootballNews.com …A Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune all-state selection, garnered Chicagoland Defensive Player of the Year…Totaled 34 receptions for 605 yards and five touchdowns as a tight end…Led team to undefeated record and state championship…Had 70 tackles, six sacks and 300 receiving yards as a junior…Named all-area and all-conference…Also pitched as a member of the baseball team…Volunteered at the Madden-Marriucci Battle of the Bay in June 2012.
Head Coach Tony Sparano spoke to the media in a Thanksgiving edition of a Thursday press conference as the Raiders get ready to head to St. Louis.