Agreed to terms with Saints, 5/12/14…Started 48 games for Grand Valley State and was three-time first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Selection…As a senior in 2013, he helped lead the Lakers to a 12-3 record while being named the GLIAC Offensive Lineman of the year as well as 2013 Rimington Award Winner as the top division II offensive center in the country…As a junior, helped the Lakers rank 10th nationally in sacks allowed (0.73 per game) and led the GLIAC, and was sixth nationally in scoring (41.9 ppg.)…Medical redshirt in 2011…As a sophomore, part of an offensive line that ranked eighth nationally in sacks allowed (.82 per game), 14th in rushing (216.31 ypg.), 16th in scoring (36.1 ppg.) and 17th in total offense (437.6 ypg.)…Prepped at J.W. Sexton HS (Lansing, Mich.), where he was Associated Press and Detroit Free Press first-team All-State as a senior as well as recording 84 tackles and 13 sacks as a nose tackle...All-State Honorable Mention as a junior, recording 42 tackles and three sacks…Named team captain both seasons...Born May 24, 1990.
Several New Orleans Saints players visited the Dryades YMCA to goveaway Thansgiving dinners to local families. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)
Actor Jonathan Silverman talks about how he and his wife, actress Jennifer Finnigan love New Orleans and the New Orleans Saints on the Black and Blue Report podcast (New Orleans Saints audio)
New Orleans Saints Wide Receiver Brandin Cooks and Mercedes-Benz partnered up to surprise three local heroes for their contributions following Hurricane Katrina by delivering them all a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)
Former New Orleans Saints Defensive End Charles Grant partnered up with the owners of Spirits on Bourbon to provide over 300 families with Thanksgiving dinner this past weekend