Moved into the starting line-up in October following a season-ending injury to Brian Kelly and made six starts, five at right corner and one at left corner before being placed on injured reserve himself for the final four games of the season. Played in only one game as a rookie, the Monday night game against the Steelers and that was on special teams. Served as the Georgia Bulldogs' special teams captain in his senior season and Earned All-SEC first-team honours. Recorded 69 tackles (60 solo) with nine pass deflections, two interceptions and three forced fumbles. Was released in April 2004.