Signed by Saints, 5/13/13…Waived by Arizona Cardinals, 4/29/13…Signed by Cardinals, 1/11/13..Released by New England Patriots from practice squad, 12/24/12…Signed by New England to practice squad, 9/5/12…Waived by New England, 8/31/12…Signed with New England as an undrafted free agent, 5/10/12…Started the final 38 games of his career while appearing in 45 overall at South Florida…Named to the All-Big East second-team as a senior after starting all 12 games at guard…Started all 13 games at guard in sophomore and junior seasons…Appeared in seven games as a reserve offensive lineman in 2008 after redshirting as a freshman in 2007…Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary social science…Prepped at Bay (Panama City, Fla.) HS, where he was a Class 3a All-State honorable mention selection…Born on Sept. 20, 1987.
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)