Pro Career: Originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent on 5/18/12 and was released on 8/27/12. Re-signed with the Steelers on 1/11/13 to a futures contract and was released on 8/16/13. Signed a futures contract with the Cardinals on 1/29/14.
College: Earned multiple all-conference and All-America accolades during his career at Southern Mississippi … led the team in scoring with 130 points and made 23 of 34 field goals and 61 of 62 PATs in 2011 during his senior season … connected on season-long 49-yard attempt against Southeastern Louisiana … tied his own school and conference record making five field goals during game against UCF … named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week for UCF performance ... converted 26 of 30 field goals and all 51 of his PAT attempts during his junior season in 2010 … ran for 19 yards on a fake punt deep in SMU’s end late against East Carolina … established a school record with five field goals against East Carolina … named first-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation and second-team All-American by CBSSports.com … played in all 13 games during the 2009 season, handling kickoff duties and taking over field goal duties at Houston (10/31) … had 75 kickoffs for 4,521 yards and five touchbacks … was 2 of 5 on field goals and 14 of 18 on PATs … sat out the 2008 season after transferring from Southeastern Louisiana … played in all 11 games at Southeastern Louisiana in 2007, primarily handling kickoff duties.
Personal: Last name is pronounced “Rap-man” … attended Holy Cross (New Orleans, LA) High School where he was a two-time All-District 8-5A selection … named to the New Orleans all-metro and Class 5A All-State teams … named to the 2006 Class 5A Academic All-State Team … majored in Sports Management.
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