Signed by the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011.
NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- In 2014, scored his first-career touchdown returning a Doug Baldwin blocked punt 25 yards vs. Dallas (10/12/14). Added six special teams tackles.
- Played in all 16 games and saw the most playing time at lineback in his career, appearing in 11 games at the position in a reserve role in 2013. Tallied five tackles on defense (three solo) and six special teams tackles. Played in all three postseason games.
- Played in all 16 games with first-career start in place of K.J. Wright (concussion) vs. the N.Y. Jets (11/11/12). Tallied a career-high six tackles (two solo) in that Jets game. Also contributed seven special teams tackles (five solo).
- Saw action in the final five games of 2011, mostly on special teams and limited action at linebacker at Chicago (12/18).
COLLEGE: A four-year contributor for the Trojans, playing in 50 games while collecting 139 tackles (73 solo) and 5.5 sacks. Racked up a team-high 13 tackles for loss in 2009 (with 4.0 sacks). Made the 2009 Phil Steele’s All-Pac 10 third-team.
PERSONAL: Named the 2005 Parade All-American, Prep Star Dream Team, ESPN 150, Prep Star All-American, EA Sports All-American third team, Super Prep All-Southwest, Prep All-Midlands and All-State honorable mention squads as a senior linebacker at Skyline High in Dallas, Texas. Also sprinted for Skyline’s track team. Received bachelor’s degree in public policy, management and planning.