Originally a Bengals CFA signee, Livings played his second season as starting LG ... One of seven Bengals to start every game, including Wild Card playoff ... Also started every game in ’10 ... Started nine games for ’09 division champions.
2011 HIGHLIGHTS: Contributed to pass protection effort that ranked tied for fourth in NFL in fewest sacks allowed (25) ... On Sept. 11 at Cleveland, aided blocking effort that helped produce Cedric Benson’s 121-yard rushing performance ... Supported run-blocking effort Oct. 2 vs. Buffalo that paved way for 171 yards and 5.3 avg., including 104 yards by Benson ... On Oct. 16 vs. Indianapolis, supported pass-protection effort that held Colts for the first time this season without a sack ... On Nov. 20 at Baltimore, helped lead blocking effort for 483 yards of net offense ... On Nov. 27 vs. Cleveland, helped lead protection effort for 389 yards of total offense, including 106 rushing yards by Benson ... Aided 165-yard rushing total Dec. 24 vs. Arizona.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2010 - Re-signed with Cincinnati as an exclusive-rights free agent on March 29 … Aided possession time of 36:22 in win Sept. 26 at Carolina … Aided offensive outputs of 469 yards Oct. 24 at Atlanta (most by the team since Game 2 of 2007), and 413 yards Oct. 3 at Cleveland … Supported 149 rushing yards, including 144 by Cedric Benson, on Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay … Supported 124-yard rushing game by Benson on Nov. 21 vs. Buffalo … Aided 38:03 possession time and 188-yard team rushing output on Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland, both season bests … Supported 371-net yard performance with no sacks allowed Dec. 26 vs. San Diego.
2009 - In return to starting lineup Nov. 15 at Pittsburgh, helped offense control line of scrimmage for fourth-quarter FG drives of 50 and 54 yards to get Cincinnati’s winning six-point margin … Aided a run-blocking effort that netted 210 yards rushing Nov. 29 vs. Cleveland, and helped Bengals control time of possession for 38:11 … On Dec. 6 vs. Detroit, supported third straight game of more than 38 minutes possession time (38:48) … On Dec. 13 at Minnesota, had a key block to spring Cedric Benson on a 42-yard run in third quarter … On Dec. 20 at San Diego, aided blocking effort that supported a 407-yard net offensive output, the team’s second highest of the 2009 season … On Dec. 27 vs. Kansas City, supported Benson’s 133-yard game for his Bengals-record sixth 100-yard game of season … Supported Benson for Bengals postseason-record 169 rushing yards in Wild Card playoff 1-9-10 vs. N.Y. Jets.
2008 - Played in all four Bengals preseason games ... Waived Aug. 30, and signed Aug. 31 to Bengals practice squad ... On practice squad for Games 1-10 ... Signed Nov. 17 to Bengals roster, and started Games 11-16 ... Made NFL debut Nov. 20 at Pittsburgh ... In win Dec. 14 vs. Washington, helped line lead the way for 310 net yards offense, second highest of year behind 347 in OT at N.Y. Giants ... On Dec. 21 at Cleveland, aided rushing effort of 191 yards and contributed to first no-sack pass protection effort of the year ... Contributed to season-best 204 rushing yards on Dec. 28 vs. Kansas City.
2007 - Played in all four preseason games ... Waived Sept. 1, and signed Sept. 2 to Cincinnati practice squad, where he remained through Game 15 ... Signed to Bengals 53-player roster on Dec. 26, and was on inactive list on Dec. 30 at Miami ... Signed on Dec. 31 to Bengals offseason roster.
2006 - Signed with Bengals May 5 as a college free agent ... Played in all four preseason games ... Waived Sept. 2, and signed to the practice squad Sept. 4 ... On practice squad for Games 1-16.
COLLEGE: Played at LSU from 2002-05 ... Started all 13 games as a senior (12 at LG and one at LT), and was credited with 109 knockdown blocks and 14 "pins" ... Played every offensive snap in six games as a senior, and was called for only one penalty all season ... As a junior, started eight games at RT and three games at RG ... Made 10 starts at LG in 2003, helping LSU claim BCS national title.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Lake Charles, La. … Attended Washington-Marion High School, where as a senior in 1999, he was a member of New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue Chip List … Pursued independent studies in 2000 and ’01, and enrolled in ’02 at LSU, where he was a general studies major.