TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers, May 12, 2017.
2017: Played in nine games and was inactive for four others, ranking eighth on the team with 181 special teams snaps…Registered nine special teams tackles with six coming on kickoff coverage and three on punt coverage…Waived on Dec. 16 before being signed to the practice squad for the remainder of the season on Dec. 18...at Denver (Sept. 11): Made his NFL debut, playing on 17 special teams snaps and registering a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage...vs. Miami (Sept. 17): Appeared on 17 special teams plays...Pinned Miami inside the 20-yard line with a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage...vs. Kansas City (Sept. 24): Posted two special teams tackles on kickoff coverage...Played 19 snaps on special teams...vs. Philadelphia (Oct. 1): Appeared on 17 special teams plays…at New York Giants (Oct. 8): Saw action on 25 snaps on special teams…at Oakland (Oct. 15): Played 16 snaps on special teams, registering a special teams tackle on punt coverage…vs. Denver (Oct. 22): Saw action on 21 special teams plays, registering a special teams tackle on punt coverage that forced Denver to begin the ensuing drive inside the 20…Had a key block on P Riley Dixon to spring WR Travis Benjamin free for a 65-yard punt return TD in the first quarter…at New England (Oct. 29): Posted a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage…Played 19 snaps on special teams…at Jacksonville (Nov. 12): Pinned the Jaguars inside their 20 with a special teams tackle on punt coverage…Added another special teams tackle on kickoff coverage…Appeared on 30 special teams plays…vs. Buffalo (Nov. 19): Inactive (quadricep)…vs. Cleveland (Dec. 3): Inactive (healthy scratch).
COLLEGE: Started off his collegiate career at receiver...played in 48 games...switched to linebacker and totaled 143 career tackles, 19.5 tackles for a loss and six sacks...the senior co-captain registered 75 tackles, led the team with 11.5 TFLs and added three sacks his senior season.
PERSONAL: First-team running back on both Associated Press and Minnesota Football Coaches Association 2012 all-state squads...named to All-Pioneer Press 2012 all-star squad as running back/wide receiver/defensive back for 2012 by Saint Paul Pioneer-Press...ranked 22nd player nationally on Rivals.com list in “athlete” category.