|Hometown:||Blue Springs, Mo.|
|NFL Exp.:||2 (2nd with Chiefs)|
• Second-year offensive lineman appeared in all 16 games with seven starts in his rookie campaign.
• Originally joined Kansas City as its third-round pick (74th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft.
• Saw his initial NFL action on special teams vs. Atlanta (9/9) and made his first start as a tackle-eligible tight end at San Diego (11/1/12).
Signed with Kansas City (5/17/12) ... Originally entered the NFL as the Chiefs third-round draft pick (74th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft.
appeared in eight games on offense, with two starts at
right tackle, and 11 games on special teams ... Appeared on offense
and special teams at Jacksonville (9/8) and vs. Dallas (9/15) ...
Saw action on special teams at Philadelphia (9/19) ... Stepped in
at right tackle for an injured Eric Fisher vs. the N.Y. Giants
(9/29) ... Started at right tackle for an injured Eric Fisher at
Tennessee (10/6) ... Appeared as a reserve offensive tackle and on
special teams vs. Oakland (10/13) ... Appeared on offense and
special teams vs. Houston (10/20) ... Appeared on special teams vs.
Cleveland (10/27), at Buffalo (11/3) ... Stepped in as a reserve
offensive tackle for an injured T Eric Fisher and appeared on
special teams at Denver (11/17) ... Started at right tackle for an
injured T Eric Fisher vs. San Diego (11/24) ... Started at right
tackle vs. Denver (12/1) and eventually moved to left tackle to
replace an injured Branden Albert.
2012: Appeared in 15 games on special teams and 10 on offense with seven starts ... Played on special teams vs. Atlanta (9/9) and at Buffalo (9/16) ... Appeared on offense and special teams at New Orleans (9/23) ... Played on special teams vs. San Diego (9/30) and vs. Baltimore (10/7) ... Appeared as a tackle-eligible blocker and on special teams at Tampa Bay (10/14) and vs. Oakland (10/28) ... Started as a tackle-eligible blocker when the team opened with three tight ends at San Diego (11/1) ... Saw action on special teams at Pittsburgh (11/12) ... Started at RT for Eric Winston who was starting at RG for an injured Jon Asamoah vs. Cincinnati (11/18) ... Started at LT for an injured Branden Albert vs. Denver (11/25) and vs. Carolina (12/2) ... Played on offense and special teams at Cleveland (12/9) ... Started at LT for an injured Branden Albert at Oakland (12/16), vs. Indianapolis (12/23) and at Denver (12/30).
Offensive lineman joined Kansas City as its third-round pick (74th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft … Appeared in 32 games (23 starts) on the offensive line at Oklahoma … Helped lead the Sooners to two bowl victories; the first was a win over Connecticut in the 2010 Fiesta Bowl, followed by a victory over Iowa in the 2011 Insight Bowl.
2011: Started all 13 games ... honorable mention All-Big 12 by AP and coaches.
2010: Saw action in 14 games (10 starts) ... Played a total of 868 snaps and recorded 103 knockdown blocks.
2009: Did not see game action.
2008: Played in five games as a reserve offensive lineman. Majored in Multidisciplinary Studies at Oklahoma.
• Played in the first three games as a senior but a broken toe kept him from playing again until the playoffs.
• Transferred to Blue Springs from Central High School in Kansas City, Mo., where he was named all-league as a junior.
• Ranked No. 7 overall player in Missouri and No. 34 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com.