Originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Went to camp with Seattle in 2013, but was released August 31 and then signed to the practice squad September 2. Signed to Seattle’s active roster November 27, 2013.
NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Played in all 16 games with one start and all three postseason games, playing primarily on special teams and as a reserve at safety and cornerback. Recorded seven tackles (6 solo) and two passes defensed in addition to a blocked punt and six special teams tackles.
- Began 2013 season on the practice squad but was signed to the active roster on November 27. Played in five games and all three postseason games.
- Originally signed by Seattle as a rookie free agent on April 28, 2012, but was released after training camp and signed to the team’s practice squad, where he stayed until being signed to the team’s active roster on December 5.
- Was inactive for four games and both postseason contests in 2012.
COLLEGE: A four-year starter in the defensive backfield for the Vikings, registering 211 tackles, 11 interceptions, five fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles and 29 passes defensed throughout 44 games in his career, while also handling kickoff return duties. Transitioned from cornerback to safety toward the end of his junior season and made all 11 starts at the position his senior year, racking up 64 tackles including five for loss, a sack, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, two interceptions and eight passes defensed. An All-Big Sky conference selection his senior year and second-team All-Big Sky his junior year, earning his teammates’ vote as the team’s Most Outstanding Defensive Back.
PERSONAL: A two-time All-Conference defensive back at Highland High School, also earning All-Conference as a wide receiver in 2006. Ran track in high school, setting the school’s pole vault record.