Signed by the Saints to a two-year contract, 5/16/13…Waived by the New York Jets, 9/4/12…Claimed off of waivers by Jets from Miami Dolphins, 9/1/12…Waived by Miami, 8/31/12…Re-signed by the Dolphins as a free agent, 1/30/12…Originally signed by the Dolphins to the practice squad, 10/5/11…Attended UNLV, where he was a preseason third-team All-MWC selection as a senior in 2010...Played in 13 games with 12 starts at defensive tackle…Ranked second on squad with five tackles for loss…Played in 12 games with nine starts as a sophomore in 2008 and recorded 32 tackles (14 solo), led the team with seven tackles for loss and shared the team lead with a pair of sacks…Posted four tackles, including three for losses, in win at Arizona State…Played seven games as a redshirt freshman in 2007…Finished with 10 total tackles, including two for loss…Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006…Majored in university studies…Pronunciation: e-saw-AH-co ah-ah-two-e…Graduated from Faga’itua (Pago Pago) HS…Played one season as team won the island championship in 2005…Also competed in rugby, volleyball and soccer…Born on Jan. 25, 1987, in Pago Pago.
The Saints scored the go-ahead touchdown vs. the Cowboys on this 12-yard pass from QB Drew Brees to WR Lance Moore.
New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson calls the "Rich Eisen Show" to discuss the Saints Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans and shares what it's like to play with quarterback Drew Brees.
The "Around the NFL" crew breaks down this Week 12 matchup and discusses whether or not it's time to buy into this steadily improving Houston Texans team.
Several New Orleans Saints players visited the Dryades YMCA to goveaway Thansgiving dinners to local families. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)