Selected by Oakland Raiders in the third round (88th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft, April 28, 2017.
2017: Played in all 16 games as a rookie, totaling 24 tackles...(9/10) at Ten.: Made his NFL debut, helping limit the Titans to 95 rushing yards...(9/17) vs. NYJ: Started and registered his first career tackles, totaling three on the day...(9/24) at Was.: Tallied two tackles on the day...(10/1) at Den.: Started and was part of a defensive unit that held the Broncos to 298 total yards...(10/8) vs. Bal.: Started at defensive tackle...(10/15) vs. LAC: Started at defensive tackle...(10/19) vs. KC: Contributed one tackle in the victory...(10/29) at Buf.: Posted one tackle...(11/5) at Mia.: Matched a season high with three tackles in the victory...(11/19) vs. NE: Posted one tackle...(11/26) vs. Den.: Tallied one tackle...(12/3) vs. NYG: Tallied a career-high four tackles in the contest...(12/10) at KC: Made two tackles in the loss...(12/17) vs. Dal.: Made three tackles...(12/25) at Phi.: Made one tackle...(12/31) vs. LAC: Posted two tackles.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons at UCLA, appearing in 39 games with 32 starts…Career totals include 126 tackles (69 solo), four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…As a senior in 2016, was named honorable-mention All-Pac 12 by coaches after starting all 12 games on the defensive front…Credited with 29 tackles (15) and added 1.5 sacks…In 2015, registered eight tackles in the opener against Virginia before an injury in the same game ended his junior campaign…In 2014 as a sophomore, appeared in 13 games, making 12 starts…Named honorable-mention all-conference selection after ranking eighth on the team with 50 stops (27), adding two sacks and finishing tied for fourth on the squad with 5.5 tackles for loss…Also added one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…As a freshman in 2013, appeared in all 13 games, making seven starts on the defensive line…Named first-team Freshman All-American by Sporting News and Football Writers Association…Honorable mention all-conference after being credited with 39 stops (21), a half-sack, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery in his rookie outing…Scored his first career TD on his lone attempt of the season in the win over USC…Majored in history.
PERSONAL: Attended Placer High School in Auburn, Calif. …A five-star recruit according to both Rivals.com and Scout.com…Second-team USA Today All-American…Was ranked as ESPN.com’s No. 10 recruit in the nation, No. 1 defensive tackle in the country and top-rated recruit in the state of California…Credited with 72 tackles and nine sacks for an 11-1 team his senior season….Made 65 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior…Also played baseball...Participated in multiple community events during his rookie season, including a hospital visit to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and a Toys for Tots event…Last name is pronounced van-der-DOSE.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: TACKLES: Total – 4, 12/3/17 vs. NYG. Solo – 3, 12/17/17 vs. Dal.