PRO: Added to the Bills practice squad on October 22, 2008 after being released by Dallas on August 31… Originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Cowboys in 2007
2008: Spent the final 10 weeks of the 2008 season on the team’s practice squad
2007: Spent entire season on Dallas’ practice squad.
COLLEGE: Finished his Arizona career with 120 tackles, 16 stops for a loss and 10 sacks… added nine passes defensed and three fumble recoveries… Finished his fifth year with 16 tackles, three sacks and three tackles for a loss after receiving a medical hardship in his senior season… posted 41 tackles, 3.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, 1.5 sacks along with eight passes defensed and one fumble recovery in 11 starts as a junior… Earned All-Pac 10 honors as a sophomore, starting six of 12 contests, posting 40 tackles, six stops for a loss, four sacks and a fumble recovery… Played in nine games as a true freshman notching 16 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks and one pass breakup…. Majored in family studies and human development.
PERSONAL: Was a stand-out defensive end at Mission Bay (San Diego, Calif.) High School, earning San Diego Union Tribune all-county, Prep Football Report all-west, SuperPrep all-farwest, Max Emfinger national defensive end list, All-San Diego area and Las Vegas Sun Super 11 honorable mention… was all-league in football and basketball as a junior and senior and lettered four years in both sports and two years in baseball… finished his senior campaign with 90 tackles, 10 sacks, two interceptions and five forced fumbles… returned a fumble 96 yards for a touchdown, a CIF-San Diego record… selected to the San Diego Union Tribune all-academic team for three years and received the U.S. Achievement Academy Award… father attended the Naval Academy and is retired from the U.S. Navy.