Signed by Saints, 5/13/13…Released by Washington, 4/17/13…Signed by Washington, 1/8/13…Signed to Washington Redskins practice squad, 12/5/12…Released from Jacksonville practice squad, 11/15/12…Signed to Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad, 11/14/12…Released by Indianapolis, 9/25/12…Acquired by Indianapolis Colts off waivers, 5/31/12…Waived by Arizona, 5/30/12…Signed by Arizona to a reserve/future contract, 1/3/12…Added to Arizona practice squad, 10/5/11…Released by Arizona, 10/5/11…Acquired by Arizona Cardinals off waivers, 9/4/11…Waived by Cincinnati, 9/3/11…Signed to four-year contract with Cincinnati, 7/28/11…Selected in seventh round (207th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by Cincinnati Bengals…Spent part of the past two seasons on the active rosters of the Cardinals and Colts while also participating on the practice squads of the Cardinals, Jaguars and Redskins…Played in 50 career games at Southern Illinois, starting 36 contests, and tallied 14 career interceptions, ranked third in school history…Earned first-team FCS Associated Press All-American honors as both a junior and a senior…First-Team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection and a team captain as a senior while posting 41 tackles, seven passes defensed, 2.5 tackles for a loss and one interception…First team All-MVFC selection and named team’s Most Valuable Defensive Back as a junior while tying for second in the conference with six interceptions, ranked eighth in the nation. Also totaled 63 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, 0.5 sacks, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed…Six interceptions were fifth-most in a season in school history as a sophomore while earning first team All-MVFC…Appeared in 14 games as true freshman and tallied 19 stops and one interception…Majored in recreation…Attended Scotlandville Magnet (Baton Rouge, La.) HS and started at wide receiver and defensive back…Registered 76 tackles, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, 17 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one interception returned for a touchdown as a senior. Also totaled 1,117 all-purpose yards…Earned All-District honors twice as a wide receiver and twice as a defensive back…Two-time first team 4A All-State and two-time All-Metro Baton Rouge first team as a junior and a senior…Also a member of the baseball and track & field teams…Born February 3, 1989 in Baton Rouge, La.
Reasons to get excited about Camp: To watch the power and consistency of Mark Ingram, coming off his best season and primed for more. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)
Trombone Shorty performs the national anthem prior to the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, September 8, 2013. (New Orleans Saints Video)
New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill comes in at No. 22 on our countdown of reasons to get excited about Saints training camp presented by Verizon. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks is No. 23 on our countdown of reasons to get excited about Saints training camp presented by Verizon. Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)