Started three of the first four games of the season in a specialist blocking role but was then placed on IR and lost for the season. Was not offered a new contract after the 2013 season. Known as a specialist blocking tight end who signed with the Bucs early in October 2012. Caught his first NFL touchdown in the win in Carolina in November. Was originally a 6th round pick of the 49ers in the 2010 draft and played 14 games as a rookie before missing the entire 2011 season through injury.