Very talented newcomer ... will compete for starting role at cornerback ... transfer from the University of Georgia where he played for two years ... very fast, talented defensive back.
AT UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA: Two-year performer for the Bulldogs ... has two years of eligibility remaining ... played in 21 games in career at Georgia ... appeared in eight games and started once in 2011 ... made 12 tackles and forced a fumble ... also broke up one pass ... made first career start in season opener against Boise State ... member of Bulldogs team that finished the season with a 10-4 record as Southeastern Conference runners-up ... played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2010 ... made nine tackles and forced a fumble as a freshman ... had career high five tackles and forced a fumble against Coastal Carolina in 2011.
AT DEEP RUN H.S.: All-State selection at Deep Run H.S. in Virginia .... rated as No. 1 cornerback in Virginia as a senior ... made 45 tackles as a senior ... also ran for 281 yards with two touchdowns ... also returned a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown ... intercepted three passes as a junior.
PERSONAL: Has two brothers and two sisters ... stepbrother of Jerome Mathis, a former All-Pro wide receiver and kick return specialist who played for the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins ... father is a graduate of Southern Illinois who played pro football for the Seattle Seahawks ... mother is a graduate of Jackson State who works for the FBI ... born on December 31, 1990 in Chicago, Ill. ... major is mass communication.