Signed to reserve/future contract, 1/14/14…Re-signed to practice squad, 10/2/13…Released from practice squad, 9/25/13…Re-signed to practice squad, 9/24/13…Released from practice squad, 9/18/13…Signed to practice squad, 9/1/13…Waived, 8/31/13…Signed by Saints to reserve/future contract, 1/7/13…A four-year letterman at Tennessee, who appeared in 43 career games and posted totals of 126 tackles (64 solo), one sack, 10 tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, five interceptions and one pass defensed…Converted to LB as a junior after spending his first two campaigns at FB…A three-time Academic All-SEC selection…Started all 12 games at MLB as a senior in 2011 and led Volunteers with 81 tackles (41 solo) and four interceptions, tied for the NCAA lead by linebackers and ranked fourth overall in the conference…Posted 44 stops (22 solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception as a junior…Two-time all-state selection at Hickory (N.C.) HS, where he finished with 580 career tackles…Born June 16, 1989.
Jairus Byrd practicing one-handed catches at practice this week. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints video)
Drew Brees talks about the New Orleans Saints offensive play calling .Video by Justin Stout (New Orleans Saints video)
Sean Payton talks about recruiting Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne out of high school in 1996 when Payton was at University of Illinois and Wayne was at John Ehret High School in Marrero, La. Video by Justin Stout. (New Orleans Saints video)
The New Orleans Saints enjoyed the 2014 Touchdown Club Luncheon prior to departing for Indianapolis on Friday, August 22, 2014. Video by Justin Stout. (New Orleans Saints video)