TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Los Angeles Rams in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft, April 28, 2018…Waived by Rams, Aug. 31, 2021…Signed by Rams to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2021…Signed by Denver Broncos to active roster, Sept. 22, 2021…Signed by Las Vegas Raiders as an unrestricted free agent, March 21, 2022.
Played majority of 2021 with Denver Broncos after being signed from the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad.
Has appeared in 36 career games with 11 starts, totaling 94 tackles (51 solo), three passes defensed and one forced fumble.
Drafted in the fifth round (147th overall) by the Rams out of Virginia, where he finished his career with the fifth-most tackles (411) in program history.
CAREER: Enters his fifth NFL season and first with the Silver and Black…Played most of the 2021 season with the Denver Broncos after being signed from the Rams' practice squad in September…Has appeared in 36 games with 11 starts, totaling 94 tackles (51 solo), three passes defensed and one forced fumble…Played in 10 games with two starts for the Broncos, totaling 19 tackles (seven)…In 2020, started a career-high nine games and was leading the team with 77 tackles (44) before being placed on Injured Reserve…Missed the 2019 season due to injury.
2021 (with LAR and Den.): Played in 11 games with two starts with both the Rams and Denver…Signed to Broncos' active roster from the Rams' practice squad prior to Week 3…Totaled 19 tackles (seven), all with Denver…(10/21) at Cle.: Made first start of the season, totaling two tackles (one)…(1/2/22) at LAC: Started and posted a season-high 12 tackles (five), including one tackle for loss.
2020 (with LAR): Made nine starts in the first 10 games of the season before suffering an injury…Was leading the team with 77 tackles (44) before being placed on Injured Reserve…Returned for the postseason…(9/13) vs. Dal.: Credited with two passes defensed in the season opener…(9/20) at Phi.: Racked up a career-high 15 tackles (10) and forced fumble…(10/18) at SF: Posted 13 stops (seven)…(11/15) vs. Sea.: Recorded 12 tackles (10), marking his third double-digit tackle game of the season…Postseason: (1/9/21) at Sea.: Played exclusively on special teams, recovering a fumble.
2019 (with LAR): Suffered a pectoral injury in the preseason and was placed on the Reserve/Injured list.
2018 (with LAR): Appeared in all 16 games and three postseason contests as a rookie…Posted four tackles on special teams…(9/10) at Oak.: Made NFL debut and played on special teams…(9/16) vs. Ari.: Posted first-career special teams tackle…(10/21) at SF: Credited with a special teams stop…(11/4) at NO: Tallied one solo tackle on special teams…(12/30) vs. SF: Assisted on a special teams stop…Postseason: (1/12/19) vs. Dal.: Made postseason debut in NFC Divisional Playoff game…Recorded a special teams tackle…(1/20/19) at NO: Notched two special teams tackles in NFC Championship Game…(2/3/19) vs. NE: Played on special teams in Super Bowl LIII.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Virginia, finishing collegiate career ranked fifth in program history with 411 tackles…Became just the second player in ACC history to lead the league in tackles in three-straight seasons, joining Boston College's Luke Kuechly (2009-11)…As a senior in 2017, named first-team Sporting News All-American, second-team Walter Camp All-American, second-team USA Today All-American, third-team Associated Press All-American, first-team All-ACC…Recipient of the Campbell Trophy, semifinalist for the Butkus Award, semifinalist for the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, finalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and the Bobby Bowden Award…Started all 13 games and led the ACC in tackles for the third-straight year with 145…Totaled ranked second all-time in program history…As a junior in 2016, named second-team FWAA All-American, first-team All-ACC, first-team Coaches All-ACC, second-team CoSISA Academic All-American, ESPN.com All-ACC, first-team Associated Press All-ACC…Named a semifinalist for the Butkus Award, semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy…Started all 12 games, led the ACC and finished third in the nation with 11.2 tackle per game…Had 134 total tackles, which tied for the fourth highest single-season mark in program history…As a sophomore in 2015, named third-team College Sports Madness All-American, first-team All-ACC, second-team All-ACC Coaches…Started all 12 games and ranked first in the ACC with 117 tackles…Registered double-digit tackles in seven games…As a freshman in 2014, played in all 12 games…Saw action primarily on special teams…Led team with nine special teams stops…Redshirted as a true freshman.
PERSONAL: Attended Gilman School in Baltimore, Md. …Played both linebacker and tight end, lettering three years and earning All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association Conference honors three times…Twice named first-team Maryland Consensus all-state defense…Twice named first-team all-metro…All-metro Defensive Player of the Year in 2012…Baltimore Sun's Defensive Co-Player of the Year…Helped Gilman to MIAA A Conference title…Served as team captain as a senior and led team to a No. 19 ranking in the USA Today Super-25 rankings…As a junior, named a 2011 MaxPreps Air Force Junior All-American Second Team linebacker…Also played lacrosse.
ADDITIONAL STATISTICS: Special teams tackles – 4 in 2018, 2 in 2021; NFL Totals: 6
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: TACKLES: Total – 15, 9/20/20 at Phi. Solo – 10, two times, last: 11/15/20 vs Sea. Passes defensed – 2, 9/13/20 vs. Dal. Forced Fumbles – 1, 9/20/20 at Phi.