College free agent signee played in 50 games at Auburn, groomed as a reserve his first two seasons and moving into starting role as a junior and senior ... Played primarily left guard as a senior and right guard as a junior.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 4-30-13.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2012—As a senior, started all 12 games (11 at LG and one at RG) ... Played in the Raycom College All-Star game after the season. 2011—As a junior, played in all 13 games, with 11 starts at RG. 2010—Played in every game as a sophomore for an Auburn team that claimed the BCS national championship with a title game victory over Oregon. 2009—Appeared in all 13 of Auburn’s games as a freshman, and made one start Sept. 26 vs. Ball State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Auburn (Ala.) High School, where he was named to Class 6A All-State team by Alabama Sports Writers Association as a senior ... Earned ASWA Honorable Mention All-State honors as a junior ... Named to PrepStar’s All-Southeast Region team.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Auburn, Ala. ... Majored in history at Auburn ... Named to 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PITTSBURGH - The Steelers used that age-old formula of an Andy Dalton turnover and an Antonio Brown punt return touchdown to take control of Sunday night’s AFC North title game with a 20-10 half-time lead at Heinz Field.
The Bengals and Steelers have played out about every scenario imaginable in their long, colorful series that’s as old as the merger and as young as Jeremy Hill and Le’Veon Bell. Except this one Sunday night (8:30-Cincinnati’s Channel 5) at Heinz Field. In honor of a an old-fashioned championship game with no strings attached, the Bengals.com Media Roundtable has confined this last regular-season session to the cities’ major newspapers