Tulsa: Sat out last season after transferring from the University of Illinois . . . saw action at both running back and receiver during spring drills . . . worked at running back the last week of spring drills . . . poses as a real threat out of the backfield as a receiver . . . an extremely quick player . . . a tremendous athlete who understands the game.
Previous College: Played the 1998 season at the University of Illinois . . . enrolled at Illinois in January 1998 . . . caught 11passes for 101 yards and a 9.2 average . . . had a season-long reception of 32 yards . . . also returned seven kicks for 161 yards and a 23.0 average.
Junior College: Was a receiver, punt and kickoff returner at Citrus (Calif.) College . . . caught 44 passes for 562 yards and five touchdowns his sophomore season . . . returned 12 punts for 110 yards, a 9.2 average and one touchdown, and 23 kickoffs for 561 yards and a 24.4 average . . . had 46 receptions for 530 yards and four TDs as a freshman . . . also returned five punts for 117 yards and one TD and 23 kickoffs for 482 yards . . . became the all-time leading receiver in Citrus College history with 90 receptions for 1,092 yards and nine touchdowns . . . junior college coach was John Rome.
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Colton High School . . . was a two-time all-conference performer his junior and senior seasons . . . caught 53 passes for 965 yards and 10 TDs his senior season . . . also rushed for two touchdowns and had four kickoff returns for TDs . . . had 33 receptions for 455 yards and three TDs as a junior . . . caught 20 passes for 360 yards and two touchdowns his sophomore season . . . high school coach was Dan Armstrong.
Personal: Enjoys drawing and weightlifting . . . his favorite game as a child was kickball . . . his father, Ryan, was a staff sergeant in the Marine Corps . . . lived in North Carolina, New York City and California while growing up . . . majoring in business . . . born January 9, 1977 in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
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