PRO CAREER: Started 9 of 19 games played over two seasons with Kansas City (2011-12) recording 6 receptions for 52 yards (8.7 ypr). CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston (5/18/10)… Waived by Texans (9/4/10)… Acquired by New England via waivers (9/5/10)…Waived by Patriots (9/27/10)… Signed practice squad contract with New England (9/29/10)… Signed by Patriots (1/19/11)… Waived by New England (9/4/11)… Acquired by Kansas City via waivers (9/5/11)… Signed 2-year contract with the Bears (3/21/13).
2012 SEASON: Saw action in 13 games with 8 starts for Kansas City, hauling in 5 receptions for 51 yards (10.2 ypc). PREVIOUS
SEASONS: 2011 - Saw action in 6 games with 1 start for Kansas City, garnering 1 reception for 1 yard… Made NFL debut on 11/27 vs. PIT, grabbing first career reception for a 1-yard gain… Made first career NFL on 12/24 vs. OAK. 2010 - Inactive for the first 3 games with New England (after being acquired off waivers from Houston) before being released (9/27) ... Added to Patriots practice squad (9/29) where he spent the remainder of the season.
COLLEGE: Played in 47 games with 25 starts as a tight end at Temple (2006-09)... Registered 38 receptions for 421 yards (11.1 ypr) with and 9 touchdowns ... Started all 13 games as a senior in 2009, recording 12 catches for 134 yards (11.2 ypr) with 2 TDs... Third-team all-Mid-American Conference honoree... Received Academic all-MAC honors... Majored in Communications. PERSONAL: Played one season of football at Saddle Brook High School (Saddle Brook, NJ), totaling 36 receptions for 607 yards and 5 TDs... Garnered Bergen Record second-team allNorth Jersey honors... Three-year starter in basketball.
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