Entered the League in 2015 when he signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Tennessee Titans. Recorded two catches for 25 yards in game action before joining the Lions.
2016: Spent the final two weeks of the 2016 season as a member of the Lions practice squad.
2015: Saw action in three games with the Titans.
Played in 24 games in his first three seasons as a Kansas Jayhawk where he totaled 27 receptions for 491 yards and two touchdowns before transferring to Rutgers for his senior season and being granted immediate eligibility.
2014: Appeared in 11 games (four starts) at Rutgers and finished second on the team with 347 receiving yards (34.7 yards per reception). Finished second on the team with four receiving touchdowns.
2013: Played in nine games (three starts) as a junior. Finished with seven receptions for 167 yards and a touchdown.
2012: Saw action in all 12 games (four starts). Hauled in 17 passes for 287 yards.
2011: Played in three games at Kansas as a redshirt freshman. Finished with three catches, 37 receiving yards and a touchdown.
2010: Redshirted his first season as Kansas.
Attended Butler (N.J.) High School and was named all-state first team, All-Daily Record, all-conference, all-area and all-tri-state after his senior season.
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