Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, April 29, 2013…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 31, 2013…Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 2, 2013…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Sept. 23, 2013.
AT A GLANCE
2013: Spent the first two weeks on the Raiders’ practice squad before being elevated to the active roster on Sept. 23...Saw his first action along the offensive line in Week 6 at Kansas City...(9/23) at Den.: Made his NFL debut and played on special teams...(10/13) at KC: Saw action at RG when starting center C/G Andre Gurode went down with a knee injury and RG Mike Brisiel moved to center...(11/3) vs. Phi.: Filled in at LG and RG throughout the game, helping the Raiders total 560 yards of offense...(11/10) at NYG: Rotated in at LG throughout the contest, and helped pave the way for the offense to gain 107 yards on the day...(11/17) at Hou.: Saw action at RG when Brisiel and Gurode went down with injuries.
COLLEGE: Played two years at Youngstown State after transferring from Butler County Community College…Played in 22 games in two years at Youngstown State…As a senior, started all 11 games…Started all 12 games and played left guard as a junior…Did not allow a sack or pressure…Helped offense record a school-best 458.6 total offensive yards per game…Named Offensive Lineman of the Game in win at Southern Illinois…Started all 12 games as a sophomore at Butler County CC…Named first-team All-Jayhawk Conference and first-team All-Region VI…Started final six games as a freshman…Majored in sociology.
PERSONAL: Attended Topeka (Kan.) High School…Played center and defensive tackle...As a senior, was a first-team All-Centennial League selection at center…Named second-team All-Centennial League as a center during junior year…Also played basketball.
Oakland's own, radio and TV personality Sway spoke to the students of the Raiders First and Goal program and pumped up the crowd at O.co Coliseum prior to this past Sunday's game.
WR Rod Streater and former LB Sam Williams spoke to students at Cleveland Elementary as part of the Banking on Our Future program with US Bank and Operation Hope.