Rookie free agent signed with Bengals on 11-30-10 ... Signed first NFL contract on 4-6-10 with N.Y. Jets; was waived on June 1 ... Signed Aug. 17 by Seattle and played in one preseason game, Aug. 21 vs. Green Bay, making his only field goal attempt (35 yards) while going three-for-three on PATs ... Waived by Seattle on Aug. 31 ... Played in college from 2004-07 at Fresno State.
2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Free agent rookie was signed to active roster on Nov. 30 and played in Games 12-16, going 7/8 on FGs ... Made NFL debut Dec. 5 vs. New Orleans, going 3/3 on FGs and 1/2 on PATs … FGs vs. Saints included 47-yarder that gave Bengals 30-27 lead in fourth quarter … 4/4 on FGs in win Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland, connecting from 25, 39, 34 and 20 … Prevented a possible TD on Dec. 26 vs. San Diego by pushing KOR Darren Sproles out of bounds near midfield … Missed only FG attempt Jan. 2 at Baltimore, a 29-yarder … Entered NFL in 2010 as college free agent with N.Y. Jets on April 6 … Waived by Jets on June 1 and signed by Seattle on Aug. 17 … Played in one preseason game for Seattle, going one-for-one on FGs (35 yards) and three-for-three on PATs before being released Aug. 30 … Kicked for four years (2004-07) at Fresno State, making 37-of-52 FGs (71.2 percent) and scoring 223 points … Led WAC with 16 FGs in 2007.
COLLEGE: In four seasons at Fresno State, made 37 of 52 FG attempts (71.2 percent) and scored 223 points ... As a senior in 2007, led Western Athletic Conference with 16 field goals (in 24 attempts) and scored career-best 95 points ... Was among nominated candidates as a senior for Lou Groza Award (nation’s top kicker) ... As a sophomore in 2005, led WAC in field goals and scoring through six games, but suffered season-ending injury in Game 6.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Reno, Nev. ... Attended McQueen High School, where he earned All-America honors and helped team to a 14-0 record as a senior ... Twice named all-state and played on two state championship teams ... Honor roll student in high school, and continued his academic prowess at Fresno State, earning business degree in four years with perfect cumulative 4.0 GPA ... Hobbies include snowboarding and wakeboarding.