· In the ’09 Wild Card matchup against the Packers, receiving his first career start (regular or postseason) as the third wide receiver, totaled six receptions for 77 yards and two TDs.
The Cardinals third-round selection (81st overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft, signed a two-year contract with Arizona as an unrestricted free agent on 3/20/12.
2011: Played in all 16 games for the first time with a career-high six starts … finished second on the team and established career highs with 54 receptions, 689 receiving yards, and five receiving TDs … also had a career-high eight special teams tackles … caught three passes for 105 yards and a TD in the season opener vs. Car (9/11); marked the first 100-yard receiving game of his career; had a career-long 70-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 21; all three of his receptions came on third down and went for first downs (including one for a TD) … got his first start of the season and caught two passes for 20 yards @ Was (9/18) … had three receptions for 42 yards and recorded two special teams tackles vs. NYG (10/2) … started and hauled in a career-high eight receptions for 92 yards @ Min (10/9) … caught a team-high five passes for 30 yards and had a two-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter vs. Pit (10/23) … had two catches for 20 yards and a 10-yard TD reception in the second quarter @ Bal (10/30); gave him a TD reception in back-to-back games for the first time in his career … led the team with six catches for 78 yards vs. StL (11/6); went over 1,000 receiving yards for his career … caught two passes for 24 yards, including a game-winning five-yard TD reception with 1:53 left in the fourth quarter @ Phi (11/13); also had one special teams tackle … had a team-high six receptions for 50 yards @ SF (11/20) … made his sixth start of the season and had three catches for 73 yards, including a 60-yard TD in the second quarter vs. SF (12/11); TD reception was one of three pass plays of 45+ yards in the game by the Cardinals … caught three passes for 37 yards vs. Cle (12/18); had two receptions for 31 yards on the Cardinals fourth-quarter TD drive that cut the deficit to 17-14; also had two special teams tackles.
2010: Registered 26 receptions for 291 yards and one TD while starting five of 10 games played before being placed on injured reserve (hip) on 12/22 … recorded two receptions for 37 yards before suffering a groin injury that ended his day late in the second quarter @ StL (9/12); marked the first season opener he has played in during his career, having missed the season openers his first two seasons due to injury … inactive (groin) for the next four games … made first career regular season start @ Sea (10/24) and tied his then career-long with a 29-yard reception—the longest reception of the game by either team … totaled 39 yards on four receptions with a long of 25 yards vs. TB (10/31) … totaled six receptions for 71 yards and a TD vs. Sea (11/14) … recorded two receptions for 13 yards before leaving the game midway through the second quarter with a head injury @ KC (11/21) … started as part of a three WR set vs. SF (11/29) and registered a team-high five receptions for 60 yards … made fourth career start vs. Den (12/12) and had 24 yards on two receptions and first career rush—a three yard run to convert a 2nd-n-1 … started consecutive games for the first time in his career as part of a three WR formation vs. Car (12/19) and recorded one reception for eight yards before leaving the game midway through the fourth quarter with a hip injury … placed on injured reserve (hip) on 12/22.
2009: After battling injuries during training camp, came on late in the season, playing in nine games and both postseason contests … inactive (ribs) vs. SF (9/13) … inactive for the next six games … with Anquan Boldin (ankle) out with an injury, saw first action of the season, registering four receptions for 31 yards @ Chi (11/8) … hauled in a 20-yard reception to convert a 3rd-n-4 from the AZ 13-yard line with 2:47 left and Arizona up by eight points @ StL (11/22) ... recorded a 29-yard reception as part of a team-high 41 yards receiving @ SF (12/14); marked the Cardinals longest play of the game … registered two special teams tackles @ Det (12/20) … hauled in first career TD and totaled 43 yards on two receptions vs. StL (12/27) … logged his first career start as part of a three WR set and saw increased role with Boldin injured, registering six receptions for a career-high 77 yards and two TDs in the Wild Card matchup vs. GB (1/10/10) … returned to his home state and led the Cardinals with a career-best eight receptions for 68 yards @ NO (1/16/10); after not catching a TD pass in his first 16 games (regular and postseason), he had three in the last four games of the season.
2008: Struggled with injuries during his rookie year, playing in only nine of 20 games ... after missing most of training camp with a hamstring injury, was inactive for the first four games of the season ... in first NFL game registered six receptions for 42 yards vs. Buf (10/5); first two receptions came on third downs and resulted in first downs ... inactive (groin) @ StL (11/2) … inactive for the next four games ... saw time in place of WR Steve Breaston who left the game near the end of the second quarter with a rib injury, but returned in the third quarter vs. StL (12/7) ... for the second straight week saw increased role due to an injury to Boldin and registered four receptions for 29 yards, including a season long 12-yard reception and first career special teams tackle vs. Sea (12/28) ... saw first career postseason action, helping to fill in for the injured Boldin (hamstring), and recorded first career playoff reception @ Car (1/10/09) ... saw action at receiver, but did not record any statistics in the NFC Championship win vs. Phi (1/19/09) ... DNP in Super Bowl XLIII vs. Pit (2/1/09).
Played in 47 games (24 starts) and finished third in LSU history in career receiving TDs (20), fourth in career receptions (160), and ninth in career receiving yards (1,943) … will go down in LSU lore as having one of the greatest catches in school history with his 39-yard TD reception from JaMarcus Russell late in the fourth quarter against Arizona State in the 2005 season opener; the catch came on a fourth-and-10 situation and sent the Tigers to the victory over the Sun Devils in what was LSU’s first game after Hurricane Katrina … as a senior, led LSU’s National Championship team with 57 receptions for 525 yards and five TDs despite missing five games with a groin injury … finished off his college career in grand fashion, leading the Tigers with seven receptions for 57 yards and a TD in the BCS title game vs. Ohio State … played in 13 games (six starts) as a junior and finished the season ranked second on the team with 59 catches for 772 yards and eight TDs ... named to the All-SEC second team by the league coaches as a return specialist and accounted for a team-best 1,032 all-purpose yards (772 receiving, 202 kickoff returns, 59 rushing) for an average of 79.4 per game … played in 12 games (five starts) as a sophomore and finished the season with 26 catches for 389 yards and five TDs … appeared in all 12 games with three starts as a true freshman.
Attended St. Martinville (LA) High School where he was regarded as the best WR in the country and top prospect in Louisiana by College Football News as a senior … finished his high school career with 7,104 all-purpose yards and 79 TDs, including running for 3,592 yards on 470 carries and 52 TDs … earned All-American first-team honors from Parade Magazine as a senior after rushing for 850 yards and passing for over 750 yards while accounting for 30 TDs, despite suffering from a hamstring injury … also a standout basketball player, helping the Tigers win the Class 4A State Basketball Championship as a sophomore … Sports Studies major.