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.
Highlights of new New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd's 2013 season. The three-time Pro Bowl safety added four interceptions during the 2013 season bringing his career total to 22.
With safety Jairus Byrd signing a 6-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, how much of an impact will the play-making defender make for the Saints? The "NFL Total Access" crew breaks it down.
In this week's "NFL Films Presents," you get an inside look at some of the biggest games of 2013. Check out all the sights and sounds from the New England Patriots improbable 30-27 comeback win over the New Orleans Saints.
New Orleans Saints players, Saintsations and Mascot Gumbo participated in the 4th Annual “Greasing of the Poles” at the Royal Sonesta on Friday, February 28, 2014 (New Orleans Saints video)