TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Las Vegas Raiders in the fourth round (139th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft, April 25, 2020.
Appeared in 18 games with two starts over his first two years, having joined the Raiders as a fourth-round draft pick in 2020.
Started 38 games over his career with Louisiana Tech, compiling 184 tackles (138 solo) including 23 for loss, four sacks and 14 INTs, including three returned for TDs...
Recognized as an All-American, first-team Conference-USA and the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Defensive Player of the Year in 2019.
CAREER: Enters third season with the Silver and Black, having joined the Raiders as the team's fourth-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft...Has played in 18 games with two starts over two seasons and has been credited with 22 tackles (17 solo)...In 2021, appeared in 10 games with the first two starts of his career...Totaled 18 tackles (four)...Also notched a special teams stop...As a rookie in 2020, saw action in eight games and totaled four tackles (three).
2021: Appeared in 10 games with two starts, recording 18 tackles (four solo)...Inactive for six games...(9/13) vs. Bal.: Saw limited action on special teams...(9/19) at Pit.: Appeared in a reserve role on defense, while seeing extensive action and recording one stop on special teams...(9/26) vs. Mia.: Recorded one tackle in the overtime win...(10/4) at LAC: Registered a career-high seven tackles (six)...(10/10) vs. Chi.: Made his first career start as the defense opened in nickel...Finished second on the team with seven tackles (five), tying his career best...(10/17) at Den.: Made second-straight start at nickel corner...Recorded three tackles (two)...(11/21) vs. Cin.: Returned to action and appeared on special teams...(11/25) at Dal.: Appeared in a reserve role both on defense and special teams...(12/5) vs. Was.: Inactive...(12/20) at Cle.: Appeared in a limited role on special teams...(12/26) vs. Den.: Saw limited action on special teams...Postseason: (1/15/22) at Cin.: Inactive for AFC Wild Card Game.
2020: Appeared in eight contests and totaled four tackles (three solo)...Made his NFL debut in Week 4...Was inactive for five games and did not play in two contests...(9/13) at Car.: Active but did not play...(10/4) vs. Buf.: Made his NFL debut and finished with a season-high two tackles (one)...(10/11) at KC: Recorded one tackle on defense...Also appeared on special teams...(10/25) vs. TB: Saw limited action on special teams...(11/1) at Cle.: Saw limited action on both defense and special teams...(11/8) at LAC: Recorded one tackle on defense...Also appeared on special teams...(11/22) vs. KC: Saw limited action on defense...(11/29) at Atl.: Active but did not play...(12/6) at NYJ: Saw action on defense and special teams...(12/13) vs. Ind.: Active but did not play...(12/17) vs. LAC: Appeared on special teams.
COLLEGE: Played three seasons for Louisiana Tech (2017-19), starting in all 38 contests and compiling 184 tackles (138 solo), including 23 for loss, four sacks, 14 INTs including three returned for TDs, 48 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumbles recoveries…His 48 passes defensed ranked second among active players…Earned All-American honors and was recognized as All-Conference USA three times…As a junior in 2019, was named All-American First Team by the Football Writers Association of America and Pro Football Focus while garnering second-team honors from the Associated Press and The Athletic…Was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Conference USA after starting all 12 games and registering 60 tackles (44), eight tackles for loss, one sack, five INTs, including two returned for TDs, a career-high 21 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…As a sophomore in 2018, started in all 13 games and tallied 61 tackles (44) including 7.5 for loss, one sack, a team-best four INTs and 16 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Named first-team All-Conference USA and first-team All-Louisiana…As a freshman in 2017, started all 13 contests and posted a career-high 63 stops (50), including 7.5 for loss, a career-high two sacks, five INTs including one returned for a TD and 11 passes defensed…Earned FWAA Freshman All-American honors and was recognized on the Conference USA All-American team, while also being named second-team All-Conference USA and second-team All-Louisiana.
PERSONAL: Attended Thibodaux (La.) High School…Garnered all-state honors and was named All-District and All-Region MVP as a senior…Lettered in football and track in each of his four years of high school.
ADDITIONAL STATISTICS: Special teams tackles – 1 in 2021.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: TACKLES: Total – 7, two times, last: 10/10/21 vs. Chi. Solo – 6, 10/4/21 at LAC.