Signed by New Orleans to reserve/future contract, 1/7/13…Signed by Miami Dolphins to practice squad, 12/19/12…Waived by Packers, 8/24/12…Signed by Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent, 5/11/12…A four-year letterman for the Thunderbirds, playing in 36 games with 32 starts, including 32 straight to end his career, moving to cornerback from safety as a junior…In 2011 as a senior, started all 11 games and earned first-team All-Great West Conference honors, posting career-high 69 tackles (48 solo), including four tackles for a loss, five passes defensed and an interception returned for a TD…Earned first-team All-Great West recognition from coaches in 2010, as he finished with 54 tackles (36 solo), including 2.5 tackles for a loss, an interception, five passes defensed and a fumble recovery…Started all 11 contests as sophomore at safety and registered 61 tackles (40 solo), an interception, two passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…In four games as a freshman, posted eight tackles (five solo)…Graduated with a degree in exercise science…Attended Oakland (Calif.) Technical HS, where he didn’t play football until senior season, earning second-team all-conference with 46 tackles, four interceptions and 13 passes defensed at CB and S…Also lettered in baseball, basketball and volleyball…Volunteered in the public relations department of the Oakland Raiders during a summer in high school…Mother passed away when he was 12 years old and lived with his grandparents for eight years.
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