Signed by New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent, May 12, 2014…Waived by Saints, June 2, 2014…Signed by Oakland Raiders, Aug. 6, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014…Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Dec. 20, 2014.
AT A GLANCE:
2014: In training camp with the Raiders before being signed to the practice squad prior to the start of the season…Played in the Raiders’ final two games of the season…(12/21) vs. Buf.: Made NFL debut, seeing action on special teams…(12/28) at Den.: Contributed on special teams.
COLLEGE: Played in 43 games over four seasons (2008, 2011-13) at BYU…Totaled 149 tackles (77 solo), 4.5 sacks, 13 tackles for loss and two INTs…As a senior, played in six games, recording 36 tackles (16), 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one INT, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery before suffering a season-ending knee injury…As a junior in 2012, started all 13 games, recording 55 tackles (30), nine tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and a pass breakup…Scored his lone collegiate TD on a fumble return in 2012…Majored in exercise science.
PERSONAL: Attended Connell (Wash.) High School…Was a dual threat as both an offensive and defensive standout…As a senior, recorded 60 carries for 606 yards (10.1 avg.) with nine TDs, and added 34 receptions for 541 yards and 11 TDs…Recognized as an Associated Press 1A first-team offensive and unanimous defensive selection…Also lettered four years in basketball and track…Served a mission in Roseville, Calif. …An Eagle Scout…Majored in exercise science.
Offensive line coach Mike Tice told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he likes the chemistry with the coaching staff in Oakland and what the team is building.