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.
The Saints scored the go-ahead touchdown vs. the Cowboys on this 12-yard pass from QB Drew Brees to WR Lance Moore.
New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson calls the "Rich Eisen Show" to discuss the Saints Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans and shares what it's like to play with quarterback Drew Brees.
The "Around the NFL" crew breaks down this Week 12 matchup and discusses whether or not it's time to buy into this steadily improving Houston Texans team.
Several New Orleans Saints players visited the Dryades YMCA to goveaway Thansgiving dinners to local families. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)