Originally signed with Bengals as a college free agent, one day before start of 2012 training camp ... Played in two games, while spending most of regular season on practice squad ... Also played in Wild Card playoff.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Bengals as college free agent on 7-26-12 ... Waived on 8-31-12, and signed 9-1-12 to Bengals practice squad ... Signed 9-29-12 to Bengals roster ... Waived 10-2-12, and re-signed 10-4-12 to Bengals practice squad ... Re-signed 12-28-12 to Bengals roster.
2012 RECAP: Played in all four preseason games, logging 13 tackles and one sack ... Played in two regular-season games (Games 4 and 16) ... Made NFL debut Sept. 30 at Jacksonville (no statistics) ... One tackle Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore ... One tackle in Wild Card playoff 1-5-13 at Houston.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Tennessee-Chattanooga (2008-11) posting 183 tackles, five INTs, 23 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Redshirt year in ’07 ... Saw action in 44 career games, with 38 starts ... Earned second-team All-Southern Conference honors as senior, logging career-best 59 tackles with one INT and a forced fumble ... Played both CB and S during his career.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Smyrna, Ga. ... Attended Campbell High School, where he earned first-team All-State honors from Associated Press in Georgia football’s Class 5A ... Also played at WR position in high school ... In addition to playing football in high school, he competed in track and field ... Earned his degree from Tennessee-Chattanooga in Business and Entrepreneurship in the fall of 2011.
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