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.
Defensive Coordinator Jason Tarver spoke to the media after Thursday's practice as the Raiders get ready to travel to Cleveland to face the Browns in Week 8 action.