|Hometown:||New Orleans, La.|
|NFL Exp.:||4 (4th with Chiefs)|
• Fourth-year safety has opened at free safety in 35 of 37 career contests.
• Has intercepted three passes in each of his first two seasons, returning those six picks for 165 yards (27.5 avg.), including a 59-yard return for a touchdown at Oakland (10/23/11).
• Ranked sixth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC with 119 interception return yards in 2011.
• Tied for third among NFL rookie safeties in 2010 with three interceptions and was seventh among rookie safeties with 47 tackles.
• Was a finalist for NFL Rookie of the Week after posting a career-high two interceptions at St. Louis (12/19/10).
Signed with Kansas City (6/30/10) ... Drafted by Kansas City in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
2012: Started nine contests at free safety, recording 26 tackles (24 solo) and two passes defensed ... Was inactive in seven contests with a shoulder injury ... Was inactive vs. Atlanta (9/9), at Buffalo (9/16), at New Orleans (9/23), vs. San Diego (9/30) and vs. Baltimore (10/7) with a shoulder injury ... Grabbed three solo tackles at Tampa Bay (10/14) ... Posted five tackles (four solo) vs. Oakland (10/28) ... Had one solo tackle at San Diego (11/1) ... Produced two solo tackles at Pittsburgh (11/12) and vs. Cincinnati (11/18) ... Grabbed five solo tackles vs. Denver (11/25) before leaving the game with a shoulder injury ... Was inactive vs. Carolina (12/2) and at Cleveland (12/9) with a shoulder injury ... Grabbed one pass defensed at Oakland (12/16) ... Posted three solo tackles and a pass defensed vs. Indianapolis (12/23) ... Generated five tackles (four solo) at Denver (12/30).
2011: Started all 16 contests at free safety, tallying 83 tackles (53 solo), three interceptions returned for 119 yards with a touchdown, 11 passes defensed, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and two special teams tackles ... Ranked sixth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC with 119 interception return yards and was one of 10 players in the league with over 100 interception return yards ... Returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown and deflected two passes at Oakland (10/23) ... Produced four tackles (two solo), an interception, one pass defensed and a fumble recovery vs. San Diego (10/31) ... Produced a career-high eight tackles (four solo) and two passes defensed vs. Denver (11/13).
2010: Played in 12 games on defense and special teams with 10 starts at free safety ... Was inactive for four contests ... Had 47 tackles (25 solo), a tackle for loss, three INTs, nine passes defensed and a forced fumble ... Tied for fourth among AFC rookies and tied for fifth among rookies in the NFL with three INTs ... Made first NFL start at Cleveland (9/19) ... Intercepted a career-high two passes that he returned for 46 yards at St. Louis (12/19), earning a spot as a finalist for NFL Rookie of the Week and becoming the first Chiefs rookie to intercept two passes in a game since CB Brandon Flowers achieved the feat at the New York Jets (10/26/08).
Played in 44 games (38 starts) at Mississippi, recording 226 tackles (140 solo), 10.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks (-34.0 yards), six interceptions returned for 50 yards and 18 passes defensed ... Added four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Caught five passes for 31 yards (6.2 avg.), blocked two kicks and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown ... Started all 13 contests at free safety as a senior in 2009 ... Notched 84 tackles (57 solo), 5.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack (-21.0 yards) ... Added two interceptions for six yards, 10 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two blocked kicks ... Led the team in tackles for the second consecutive year, becoming the sixth player in school history to accomplish that feat ... Earned All-SEC honors ... Was named team captain at the beginning of the season ... Recorded a career-high two interceptions in the Cotton Bowl vs. Oklahoma State ... Was one of three finalists for the Chucky Mullins Courage Award ... Started all 13 games at free safety as a junior in 2008 ... Led the team with a career-high 85 tackles (50 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack (-11.0 yards), a team-high four interceptions returned for 44 yards and six passes defensed ... Added one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Played in 12 games (seven starts) during his sophomore campaign in 2007 ... Tallied 57 tackles (33 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack (-2.0 yards) ... Added two passes defensed and two quarterback pressures ... Also played on special teams, recovering a blocked punt in the end zone at Memphis (9/1) ... Made the transition from wide receiver to the secondary ...Saw action in six games at wide receiver as a freshman in 2006, recording five receptions for 31 yards ... Majored in Criminal Justice.
• Caught 41 passes for 740 yards and nine touchdowns as a wide receiver at Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Ga., as a senior after relocating from New Orleans, La., following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
• Earned first-team all-state honors from theAtlanta Journal-Constitution.
• Named the District 9-AAAAA Player of the Year and earned a spot on theSuperPrepAll-Dixie Team.
• Made theAtlanta Journal-ConstitutionSuper Southern 100 as a junior.
• Accounted for 2,260 yards and 34 total touchdowns at O. Perry Walker High School in New Orleans.
• Earned three letters in football as a prep.
• Was a teammate and roommate of Chiefs RB Dexter McCluster (D2a-10) at Ole Miss.
Tackles: 8 (four solo) vs. Denver (11/13/11)
Interceptions: 2 at St. Louis (12/19/10)
INT Return Yards: 59 at Oakland (10/23/11)
Long INT Return: 59 at Oakland (10/23/11)
Forced Fumbles: 1 at San Diego (12/12/10); at Denver (1/1/12)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. San Diego (10/31/11)
Passes Defensed: 2 at St. Louis (12/19/10); at Oakland (10/23/11); vs. Denver (11/13/11)
|2012 - Chiefs|
|9/23||@ New Orleans||Inactive/Shoulder|
|10/14||@ Tampa Bay||3||0||3||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|11/1||@ San Diego||1||0||1||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|2011 - Chiefs|
|9/25||@ San Diego||2||2||4||0||0.0||1-50||0||0||0||1|
|11/21||@ New England||2||1||3||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|12/11||@ N.Y. Jets||5||2||7||0||0.0||0-0||0||0||0||0|
|2010 - Chiefs|
|12/12||@ San Diego||2||2||4||0||0.0||0-0||0||1||0||1|
|12/19||@ St. Louis||0||1||1||0||0.0||2-24||0||0||0||2|