Agreed to terms with Saints, 5/12/14…Started 48 games for Grand Valley State and was three-time first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Selection…As a senior in 2013, he helped lead the Lakers to a 12-3 record while being named the GLIAC Offensive Lineman of the year as well as 2013 Rimington Award Winner as the top division II offensive center in the country…As a junior, helped the Lakers rank 10th nationally in sacks allowed (0.73 per game) and led the GLIAC, and was sixth nationally in scoring (41.9 ppg.)…Medical redshirt in 2011…As a sophomore, part of an offensive line that ranked eighth nationally in sacks allowed (.82 per game), 14th in rushing (216.31 ypg.), 16th in scoring (36.1 ppg.) and 17th in total offense (437.6 ypg.)…Prepped at J.W. Sexton HS (Lansing, Mich.), where he was Associated Press and Detroit Free Press first-team All-State as a senior as well as recording 84 tackles and 13 sacks as a nose tackle...All-State Honorable Mention as a junior, recording 42 tackles and three sacks…Named team captain both seasons...Born May 24, 1990.
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater discuss their Week 3 loss to the New Orleans Saints and how the team will move forward after starting QB Matt Cassel's injury.
Jimmy Graham speaks with reporters after the New Orleans Saints game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Video by Justin Stout (Video property of New Orleans Saints)
Drew Brees passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
New Orleans Saints senior writer John DeShazier and Sean Kelley recap the team's win against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Video by Ashley Amoss (Video property of New Orleans Saints)