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**PRO:*** *Speedy young CB who emerged as a starter as a rookie...Turned in the fastest 40-yard dash time at the 2005 NFL Scouting Combine, at 4.29 seconds...Has played in 45 league games and started 28.
PERSONAL:Attended Bayshore High School in Bradenton, Florida...Super Prep All-American and widely regarded as the top DB to come out of Florida in 2001...Standout CB and return man totaled 60 tackles with 14 pass break-ups and four interceptions as a senior...Scored ten touchdowns, including five on kick returns...Had three picks and 12 pass break-ups as a junior...Four-year starter at CB, a two-year starter at WR and served as the backup QB...Earned first-team All-State honors as a senior from the Florida High School Coaches Association...Also played small forward for the basketball team and placed third in the state in the 100 meters as a junior and was the district champ as a senior.
**2007:** 9/9 vs. DET: Started at CB…Made 2 solo tackles and had a pass defended. 9/16 @ DEN: Started at CB…Recorded 5 solo tackles and assisted on 2 others. 9/23 vs. CLE: Started at CB…Had 2 solo tackles and a special teams tackle. 9/30 @ MIA: Saw time at CB. 10/14 @ SD: Saw time at CB…Recorded 4 solo tackles and assisted on another…Deflected 2 passes away from Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, holding him to 1 reception for 5 yards. 10/21 vs. KC: Saw time at CB. 10/28 @ TEN: Saw time at CB. 11/4 vs. HOU: Saw time at CB…Assisted on 2 tackles and had a pass defended. 11/11 vs. CHI: Inactive. 11/18 @ MIN: Saw time at CB and on special teams…Recorded 3 solo tackles…Had 1 special teams tackle and assisted on another. 11/25 @ KC: Saw time at CB and on special teams…Had 3 solo tackles and a forced fumble…Recorded 1 special teams tackle. 12/2 vs. DEN: Saw time at CB…Recorded 1 solo tackle and 2 passes defended…Intercepted QB Jay Cutler's pass to set up a 10-play, 43-yard touchdown drive that sealed the victory. 12/9 @ GB: Saw time at CB…Recorded 1 solo tackle. 12/16 vs. IND: Started at CB…Had 6 solo tackles and a pass defended. 12/23 @ JAC: Saw time at CB…Recorded 2 solo tackles and assisted on another. 12/30 vs. SD: Saw time at CB…Had 1 solo tackle and 1 pass defended.
2006:(9-11 vs. SD): Started at CB, recorded three tackles. (9-17 at BAL): Started at CB. (10-1 vs. CLE): Started at CB, recorded four tackles. (10-8 at SF): Inactive. (10-15 at DEN): Inactive. (10-22 vs. ARI): Started at CB, recorded one tackle. (10-29 vs. PIT): Started at CB, recorded three tackles and one interception, the first of his pro career. (11-6 at SEA): Started at CB, recorded three tackles. (11-12 vs. DEN): Started at CB, recorded two tackles and two interceptions. (11-19 at KC): Started at CB, recorded four tackles. (11-26 at SD): Started at CB, recorded two tackles. (12-3 vs. HOU): Started at CB, recorded two tackles. (12-10 at CIN): Started at CB, recorded four tackle, one interception. (12-17 vs. STL): Started at CB, recorded five tackles. (12-23 vs. KC): Started at CB, recorded four tackles and two pass defenses. (12-31 at NYJ): Started at CB, recorded four tackles and two pass defenses.
2005: Saw action in all 16 league games as a rookie, starting 11...Finished the year with 43 tackles, including 40 solo stops...Also had five passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Led the team in tackles at Kansas City (11/6)...Saw extensive action on special teams throughout the season...(9/8) @ NE: Made his NFL debut at CB and on special teams...(9/18) vs. KC: Saw action at CB and recorded two solo tackles...(9/25) @ PHI: Made his first career start at CB, registering three solo tackles and one pass defensed...(10/2) vs. DAL: Played at CB and had one pass defensed...(10/16) vs. SD: Started at CB and recorded two solo tackles...(10/23) vs. BUF: Played at CB, registering one solo tackle and assisting on another...(10/30) @ TN: Started at CB and recorded three solo tackles and three passes defensed...(11/6) @ KC: Started at CB and recorded a team-high nine tackles, all solo stops...(11/13) vs. DEN: Started at CB, registering two solo tackles...(11/20) @ WAS: Started at CB and recorded one solo tackle...(11/27) vs. MIA: Started at DB and recorded one solo tackle...(12/4) @ SD: Started at CB, totaling four tackles, three of them solo stops...(12/11) @ NYJ: Started at DB and registered five solo tackles...(12/18) vs. CLE: Started at DB, contributing four solo tackles on defense...(12/24) @ DEN: Played at CB, recording one solo tackle and assisting on another...(12/31) vs. NYG: Started at CB, totaling three solo tackles...Selected by the Raiders in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.
All-Big 12 selection in each of his three seasons at the University of Nebraska...Played in 37 career games, starting 35 at CB for the Huskers' famed Blackshirt defense...Registered 145 career tackles (97 solos) with seven stops for losses of 15 yards, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...Intercepted 11 passes and broke up another 38 in his three-year career, placing him fourth in Nebraska history in both categories...Started every game at left CB for the Huskers as a junior in 2004...Named second-team All-Big 12 by the Austin American-Statesman and earned third-team honors from the league's coaches...Notched three interceptions, gaining 23 yards in returns, and broke up 15 passes...Also recorded 41 tackles (27 solos), including three tackles behind the line for minus-seven yards...Third-team All-Big 12 selection by the league's coaches as a sophomore in 2003...Intercepted four passes, which he returned for 14 yards, and batted down 10 others...Registered a career-high 55 tackles (36 solos), had three tackles behind the line for minus-six yards, forced a fumble and recovered another, and recorded two QB pressures...Freshman All-American second-team and first-team All-Big 12 selection by The Sporting News in 2002...Set a Nebraska freshman record with 13 pass deflections and tied another freshman mark with four interceptions...Intercepted a pass on his first play as a Husker against Arizona State and returned it 29 yards for a touchdown...Started 11 games as a freshman at left CB...Finished the year with 49 tackles (34 solos), two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and one tackle for a two-yard loss...Sociology major.