Originally signed as an undrafted free agent in April 2003 but did not make the team out of training camp. Signed to the practice squad in September 2003. Activated to the full roster for the final four games of the season and was credited with one start against the Texans when the Bucs opened in a nickel defense. Was released in the final cutdown before the 2004 season in spite of having an interception in the final pre-season game against the Houston Texans. Was re-signed to the practice squad the following day and spent all of the 2004 on the developmental roster. Re-signed to the full roster after the season ended in January but did not make the team out of camp again.