Signed by Philadelphia Eagles as non-drafted free agent, May 14, 2012...Waived by Eagles, Aug. 7, 2012...Claimed off waivers by New York Jets, Aug. 8, 2012...Waived by Jets, Aug. 27, 2012...Signed by Oakland Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 3, 2012...Promoted by Raiders to active roster, Nov. 10, 2012.
At a glance
2012: Played in four games with Raiders…Originally signed by Philadelphia Eagles as non-drafted free agent...Was in training camp with the New York Jets before being signed to Raiders practice squad...Played 66 offensive snaps, and on 25 rushing attempts, totaled 101 yards (4.0 avg.), and caught eight passes for 62 yards (7.8 avg.)…Also returned three kickoffs for 43 yards (14.3 avg.)…(11/11) at Bal.: Promoted to the active roster the day before the game, made his NFL debut and recorded his career’s first seven carries…Also served as the blocking deep man on kickoff returns…(11/18) vs. NO: Took a third-quarter screen pass for 23 yards, hurdling Malcolm Jenkins…Also returned two kickoffs…(11/25) at Cin.: Snagged a dumpoff in the fourth quarter and raced 26 yards down the left sideline for an important first down…(12/2) vs. Cle.: Led the team with 46 yards on nine carries (5.1 avg.), including 11‐ and 14‐yard bursts on consecutive carries on a second‐quarter FG drive; also had a 10‐yard run in the third quarter.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Stanford…Rushed for 920 career yards and 14 touchdowns on 209 carries in addition to catching 18 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown…Posted a 20.7-yard kickoff-return average on 30 returns…Granted a fifth year of eligibility after playing in just four games as a junior in 2008...As a senior, rushed 55 times for 257 yards and a career-high nine touchdowns…In 2010, was one of five running backs who paced a Stanford ground game that averaged 213.8 yards per contest and amassed the second-highest rushing total in school history (2,779 yards).
PERSONAL: Attended Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, La.…Helped his team to a 13-1 record and a state semifinal game…Named first team all-state, all-district and all-metro as senior...Also earned Metro Offensive MVP honors...Finished third in the state in the 300-meter hurdles.
Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings blocks Washington Redskins special teams punt in the end zone for a touchdown in their Week 4 match up.