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.
Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine and quarterback Brian Hoyer react to the team's home opening win against the New Orleans Saints.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will participate in practices and meetings this week, and he is expected to play this Sunday vs. the New Orleans Saints.
Jairus Byrd speaks with reporters after the New Orleans Saints' game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Video by Alex Restrepo (Video property of New Orleans Saints)
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees react to the team's loss against the Cleveland Browns and starting the season off 0-2.