Signed to reserve/future contract, 1/2/13…Signed to practice squad, 9/2/12…Waived, 8/27/12…Agreed to terms with Saints, 4/30/12…Was a three-year letterman, appearing in 40 games with five starts…Finished with 45 tackles (32 solo), 9.5 stops for a loss, three sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick…As a senior in 2011, played in 13 contests with five starts and registered 25 tackles (12 solo), including a team-high six stops for a loss, along with two sacks and a blocked kick...Played in 11 games as a junior and recorded 11 tackles (five solo), one sack, two breakups and one fumble recovery…Majored in general studies…Two-time all-district selection at Hillcrest (Dallas, Texas) HS…Registered 50 tackles and three sacks as a junior…Born December 25, 1987 in Dallas, Texas.
The Saints QBs invited their favorite White Sulphur Springs restaurant, Cook's Country Kitchen, which was severely damaged by the recent flooding and just reopened last week, to participate in their first QB Challenge of camp. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)
Veteran right tackle Zach Strief met with reporters Thursday to talk about the first day of New Orleans Saints training camp at The Greenbrier. Video by Ashley Amoss, New Orleans Saints video
James Laurinaitis talks about the start of camp and the respect he has for Saints great Jonathan Vilma. (Video by Ashley Amoss)
Luke McCown connects with Brandin Cooks on a deep pass on the first day of Saints Training Camp presented by Verizon. (Video provided by FOX-8)