Got injured during the 2007 pre-season and was released with an injury settlement after the final roster cutdown. Made his first NFL start in three seasons on Opening Day 2006 when Davin Joseph was hurt in the final pre-season game. Was more of a depth and kick blocker however during his time in Tampa. Started three years at guard in college and was named all-ACC as a senior. Was selected to the Senior Bowl having not allowed a single sack in his senior season. Did not play again in the NFL after leaving the Buccaneers.