Made the 2012 roster for his special teams' abilities having been drafted in the 5th round in April 2012. Only appeared in three games however, the Week 3 loss to Dallas and then the final two games of the season. Did not make the 2013 team out of training camp. A starter during the 2010-2011 seasons for the Mountaineers, he recorded 134 tackles, 8.0 sacks and 22.5 tackles for loss. Wore the 50 jersey early in training camp and then switched to 53 once the regular season started.