NFL debut: 9/12/10 (vs. DAL)
NFL debut: 9/12/10 (vs. DAL)
Originally entered the NFL with the Carolina Panthers as a college free agent on May 1, 2009... Waived by the Panthers on August 7, 2009... Signed to the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad on December 23, 2009... Signed with the Washington Redskins as a free agent on January 28, 2010... Resigned with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 11, 2013.
Enters 2016 having appeared in 77 career regular season games, all with Washington... Became a cult hero in 2012 after snapping an entire half with a broken arm during the team’s season-opening win at NO... Had an 8-0 record in regular season games in which he played in 2012.
Played in all 16 regular season games and one postseason contest... Snapped in season opener vs. MIA (9/13)... Snapped for kicker Dustin Hopkins’ NFL debut vs. STL (9/20)... Snapped at NYG (9/24)... Snapped for Hopkins’ career- high three field goals vs. PHI (10/4)... Snapped for Hopkins’ then-career-long 52-yard game-tying field goal with no time remaining in regulation at ATL (10/11)... Snapped for Hopkins’ second consecutive game with a field goal of 50+ yards at NYJ (10/18)... Snapped in the largest comeback win (24 points) in team history vs. TB (10/25)... Snapped at NE (11/8)... Snapped for Hopkins’ career-high four field goals in a win vs. NO (11/15)... Snapped at CAR (11/22)... Snapped in a win vs. NYG (11/29)... Snapped for Hopkins’ three field goals vs. DAL (12/7)... Snapped in a win at CHI (12/13), including Hopkins’ eventual 47-yard game-winner early in the fourth quarter... Played in his 75th career game while snapping for Hopkins’ five PATs in a win vs. BUF (12/20)... Snapped in a division-clinching win at PHI (12/26)... Snapped in regular season finale at DAL (1/3)... Snapped in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Played in all 16 games... Handled long-snapping duties at HOU (9/7) and vs. JAX (9/14)... Snapped for kicks and punts at PHI (9/21) and helped kicker Kai Forbath push his career-long streak to 18 consecutive field goal attempts... Handled long snapping duties vs. NYG (9/25)... Snapped vs. SEA (10/6), including for punter Tress Way’s eight punts for 399 yards.... Handled long snapping duties at ARI (10/12)... Snapped for Kai Forbath’s career-high four field goals including a game-winning 22-yarder at the end of regulation vs. TEN (10/19)... Snapped for Kai Forbath’s two field goals including a 40-yard game-winner in an overtime win at DAL (10/27)... Handled long snapping duties at MIN (11/2) and vs. TB (11/16)... Snapped for eight Tress Way punts and three successful kicks (two field goals, one PAT) for Kai Forbath at SF (11/23)... Snapped for six Tress Way punts and five successful Kai Forbath kicks (two field goals, three PATs) at IND (11/30)... Snapped vs. STL (12/7) and at NYG (12/14)... Snapped vs. PHI (12/20), including on the 26-yard game-winning field goal by Kai Forbath with five seconds remaining... Snapped vs. DAL (12/28).
Played in five games before suffering a season-ending injury... Snapped for all kicks and punts vs. PHI (9/9)... Snapped for all kicks and punts at GB (9/15), including the first point of kicker John Potter’s career on a third quarter PAT... Snapped for all kicks and punts, including Potter’s first career made field goal vs. DET (9/22)... Snapped for all kicks and punts at OAK (9/29)... Snapped at DAL (10/13) before leaving the game with a knee injury... Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Oct. 15.
Appeared in eight regular season games, with the Redskins finishing the regular season 8-0 in games in which he served as long snapper... Was the long snapper during the Redskins’ 40-32 win at NO (9/9), snapping for all 16 points scored by kicker Billy Cundiff (4/4 FG, 4/4 PAT) despite playing with a broken arm for the entire second half... Placed on Reserve/Injured list following the game but was designated for return... Returned to action in Week 11 in a win vs. PHI (11/18)... Snapped in a Thanksgiving Day win at DAL (11/22), including snapping on Kai Forbath’s fourth-quarter field goal that pushed Forbath to 10-for-10 in his career... Snapped in a win vs. NYG (12/3) on Monday Night Football... Snapped in a win vs. BAL (12/9)... Snapped in a win at CLE (12/16)... Snapped in a win at PHI (12/23), including for the 17th consecutive made field goal to open kick Kai Forbath’s career, setting an NFL record... Snapped in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30)... Made his postseason debut in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).
Appeared in all 16 games at long snapper... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 4-for-4 performance on PATs vs. NYG (9/11)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 3-for-4 field goal attempts and 1-for-1 PATs vs. ARI (9/18)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 3-for-4 field goal attempts and 1-for-1 PATs at DAL (9/26)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 1-for-1 on field goal attempts and 2-for-2 PATs at STL (10/2)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 1-for-1 PATs vs. PHI (10/16)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 2-for- 2 PATs at CAR (10/23)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 0-for-1 field goal attempts at BUF (10/30)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 1-for-1 field goal attempts vs. SF (11/6)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 3-for- 5 field goal attempts at MIA (11/13)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 1-for-2 field goal attempts at SEA (11/27)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 4-for-4 field goal attempts vs. NYJ (12/4)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 2-for-2 field goal attempts vs. NE (12/11)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 3-for-3 field goal attempts at NYG (12/18)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 4-for-4 field goal attempts vs. MIN (12/24)... Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s 1-for-2 field goal attempts at PHI (1/1/12)... Also spent the season snapping for punter Sav Rocca, who had the third-best net punting season in team history (39.0 net yards per punt).
Appeared in all 16 regular season games... Made his NFL debut vs. DAL (9/12) while handling all long snapping duties. ... Handled all long snapping duties vs. HOU (9/19), at STL (9/26) and at PHI (10/3). ... Handled long snapping duties vs. GB (10/10). Snapped for kicker Graham Gano’s gametying and game-winning field goals. ... Handled all long snapping duties vs. IND (10/17), at CHI (10/24), at DET (10/31), vs. PHI (11/15), at TEN (11/21), vs. MIN (11/28), at NYG (12/5), vs. TB (12/12), at DAL (12/19) and at JAX (12/26)... Handled long snapping duties vs. NYG (1/2) and had one special teams tackle.
Spent the final two weeks of the regular season and two playoff games as a member of the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad.
Played in 52 consecutive games as the long snapper at California... Started at long snapper all four years at California.
Attended North Canyon H.S. in Phoenix, serving as a team captain and earning all-region honorable mention his senior season. Also participated in track and wrestling... Majored in legal studies at California.
Has been active with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation throughout his tenure with the Redskins... In 2015, delivered a charity prize pack to a Hamilton Elementary School student who used football to overcome early learning disabilities, attended IIIB’s Pink Tie Gala to support breast cancer survivors, attended the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House South Lawn, played video games online with active serving military members stationed overseas as a part of the Salute: Pros vs GI Joes, led students through exercise stations and Redskins Play 60 activities to promote a healthy lifestyle at the Recess with the Redskins Powered by United Way event, attended the Draft Day Party and Redskins Golf Classic, treated Steuart Weller Elementary to a Play 60 celebration, assembled care packages for victims of domestic violence in collaboration with the Fear 2 Freedom and Rookie Community Club, interacted with children during training camp at Redskins All-Star Experience, participated in the WOW Wives Fashion Show, met with 31 women battling breast cancer at the All- Star Survivors Celebration, played in a flag football tournament with 120 middle school students, hosted seven TAPS families for a military appreciation event at Top Golf in Ashburn, Va., attended Capitol File’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at the House of Sweden and welcomed 1,100 children into the Redskins locker room at FedExField to meet Santa and take home toys for Christmas at Skins Santa Shoppe... In 2014, led elementary students through drills to promote physical fitness, healthy lifestyle habits and proper nutrition at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Mini-Combine, greeted fans at the team’s annual Draft Day Party, assisted teammate Tyler Polumbus at Tyler’s Kids Outreach Extreme Recess for children with physical and developmental disabilities, raised money for afterschool exercise and wellness programs with actor Matthew McConaughey and teammate Alfred Morris at the Movies with Morris event, welcomed Richmond children to training camp at the Bon Secours training camp facility in Richmond, encouraged students at Dumfries Elementary to exercise for 60 minutes and read for 20 minutes every day, helped provide school supplies and clothes to hundreds of kids in Richmond for the Back to School Shopping Spree presented by Macy’s, brought joy to 31 women battling breast cancer at the team’s annual All-Star Survivors Celebration, helped raise funds for breast cancer research and services for the American Cancer Society at the SACK Cancer Gala, coached women through football drills at Redskins Park on WOW Ladies Night Out and played video games online with active serving military members stationed overseas during a Redskins Salute: Pros vs. GI Joes event... In 2013, helped with the Recess at Guilford Elementary School event, attended the annual Harvest Feast event and volunteered at the Adopt a Child Shopping Spree... In 2012, volunteered at the annual Redskins All-Star Survivors Celebration, an event that provides an afternoon of pampering for area women battling breast cancer... In 2011, worked with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and the U.S. Marine Corps to provide 1,100 youth in need with a toy during the holiday season at the annual Skins Santa Shoppe... Helped distribute 3,500 whole turkeys and Thanksgiving food baskets at FedExField to Prince George’s County residents in need at the team’s annual Harvest Feast... Participated in Pros vs. GI Joes video game competition between Redskins players and troops stationed in Kandahar, Afghanistan... Was active with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation in 2010, participating in the PLAY 60 Challenge Mini-Combine, Hometown Huddle, Rehabbing with the Troops, Harvest Feast, Renaldo Wynn’s Adopt a Child for the Holidays and Skins Santa Shoppe.
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