Pro Career: Signed with the Minnesota Vikings on 4/30/13 as a rookie free agent and was released on 8/31/13. Signed to the Cardinals practice squad on 9/3/13 and signed a futures contract with Arizona on 1/1/14.
College: Played in 40 games (30 starts) at Florida State, finishing his career with 84 tackles, nine tackles for loss and four sacks … started 12 of 13 games played his senior season, finishing with 24 tackles … helped Florida State’s defense lead the nation in yards allowed per play (3.86) … started 11 of 13 games where he was an instrumental factor in FSU being ranked first nationally in yards allowed per rush (2.35) during his redshirt junior season … registered 25 tackles, two sacks, a pass break-up and a forced fumble … earned ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week honors after Boston College game … appeared in all 14 games during his redshirt sophomore year in 2010 and totaled 35 tackles … posted one sack against BYU … had a season-high six tackles against South Carolina in the Chick-fil-A Bowl …redshirted in 2009 after transferring from Itawamba (MS) Community College where he registered 24 tackles (20 solo) and four sacks in ’08 … team ranked sixth nationally in rush defense (86.7 ypg) during the 2008 season.
Personal: Attended Thomasville County Central (GA) High School … was named Thomasville Times-Enterprise’s Defensive Player in 2007 … contributed to a 13-game winning streak before losing in the class AAAA semifinal his senior season … earned a degree in Social Science.
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