PRO:2012:Spent his rookie season as a member of the New Orleans Saints practice squad after signing with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Texas Christian.
COLLEGE: A three-year letterman for the Horned Frogs, appeared in 40 games and finished his career with 45 tackles (32 solo), including 9.5 stops for a loss, three sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick.
2011:Provided consistency and depth along the defensive front, playing in all 13 games with five starts and registering 25 tackles (12 solo). Tied for fourth on the team in tackles for loss with six.
2010: Played in all 13 games as a junior, ending the season with 11 tackles (five solo).
2009:Saw increased action over the latter stages of the season, playing in 11 games on the year. Finished the season with eight tackles.
2008:Preseason Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year. Appeared in three games as a freshman.
PERSONAL:Ranked as the nation’s No. 59 defensive end in 2006 and was named all-district for two straight years.
Four downs following the Lions’ 13-10 loss to the Seahawks includes the defense coming to play, another no call, missed opportunities and offensive woes continue.
For all the Lions who played in this game, how they wound up losing – on a disputed play at the end that the NFL’s head of officials said was a blown call by the officials – will haunt them for at least the rest of this season and likely far beyond.
NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino weighs in on if there should have been a penalty on Seattle for batting Calvin Johnson's fumble out of the end zone.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford talks about the offense's performance against Seattle including the final play, the offensive line keeping him "clean" and the his want to spread the ball around more.