TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers, May 12, 2017.
2017: Opened the season on the practice squad after final roster reductions...Signed to active roster on Sept. 16...Played in 15 games, appearing on 280 special teams snaps and 37 on defense…Made four solo tackles and broke up two passes while seeing action on defense...Posted 15 special teams tackles…Totaled eight special teams tackles on punt coverage, pinning the opponent inside their own 20 three times…Registered seven special teams tackles on kickoff coverage with two pinning the opponent inside their own 20…Returned two kicks for 36 yards (18.0 avg.)...vs. Miami (Sept. 17): Made his NFL debut, appearing on 11 special teams plays...Registered a special teams tackle on punt coverage, pinning the Dolphins inside their own 20...vs. Kansas City (Sept. 24): Played on 16 special teams snaps...vs. Philadelphia (Oct. 1): Appeared on 19 special teams plays...Posted a special teams tackle on punt coverage that forced the ensuing Philadelphia drive to begin inside the 20…at New York Giants (Oct. 8): Saw the first action of his career on defense, playing four defensive snaps…Appeared on a team-high 27 special teams plays, posting two tackles on special teams…Registered one on punt coverage and one on kickoff coverage that forced the Giants to start the ensuing drive from inside their own 20…at Oakland (Oct. 15): Played a team-high 18 snaps on special teams, totaling a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage…vs. Denver (Oct. 22): Saw action on 20 special teams snaps, posting three special teams tackles…Made one on punt coverage and two on kickoff coverage, pinning Denver inside the 20 once on kickoff coverage…at New England (Oct. 29): Played 22 snaps on special teams, totaling a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage and two kickoff returns for 36 yards (18.0 avg.)…at Jacksonville (Nov.12): Appeared on six defensive plays and 29 on special teams…Registered a pass defensed, the first defensive statistic of his career…Added two special teams tackles on punt coverage, pinning the Jaguars inside the 20 once…vs. Buffalo (Nov. 19): Posted three solo tackles and a pass defensed, marking the first defensive tackles of his career…Contributed on a career-high 26 defensive snaps and 19 on special teams…at Dallas (Nov. 23): Played on 10 special teams snaps…vs. Cleveland (Dec. 3): Saw action on 12 special teams plays, registering a tackle on punt coverage…vs. Washington (Dec. 10): Posted a solo tackle while playing a snap on defense and 22 on special teams…Contributed with a downfield block during WR Travis Benjamin’s 47-yard punt return in the fourth quarter…at Kansas City (Dec. 16): Registered a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage…Played 16 snaps on special teams…at New York Jets (Dec. 24): Appeared on 23 special teams plays, registering a special teams tackle on punt coverage for his 14th of the season…vs. Oakland (Dec. 31): Saw action on 16 special teams snaps, posting a special teams tackle on kickoff coverage.
COLLEGE: Played in all 13 games, starting seven at corner his senior season…recorded 23 tackles with 2.5 for loss…tallied 10 pass breakups and 27 tackles as a junior…started all 13 games…started in eight games and played in all 13 as a sophomore…posted a career-high 43 tackles and added six pass breakups.
PERSONAL: All-Pacific League first-team wide receiver…had 33 catches, 409 yards and three touchdowns, rushed 39 times for 258 yards and two scores, and returned 13 kicks for 394 yards, including a 99-yard return as a senior…ran the 100-meters in 10.67 seconds and 200-meters in 21.4 seconds and finished seventh at the California state championship.