He was born on December 23, 1992 and graduated from Dumas (AR) High School. He played quarterback in high school, but moved to tight end upon arrival at Arkansas State. As a redshirt freshman he started one of 12 games, catching 10 passes for 172 yards (17.2 avg). As a sophomore he started eight of 12 games, catching 24 passes for 312 yards (13.0 avg) and three touchdowns on his way to earning second-team All-Sun Belt honors. His junior season he started 11 of 13 games, catching 18 passes for 221 yards (12.3 avg) and four touchdowns. He also returned one kickoff for 10 yards. As a senior he earned All-Sun Belt honorable mention while starting 11 of 13 games. He finished the year with 13 catches for 187 yards (14.4 avg) and two touchdowns, rushing for another score on his lone carry for four yards. He also attempted one pass, which was incomplete and returned one kickoff for 12 yards.
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Signed by Indianapolis Colts on May 2, 2016 ... Waived/injured by Colts on August 6, 2016 and placed on injured reserve ... Cut by Colts on August 11, 2016 ... Signed by Atlanta Falcons to their practice squad on December 27, 2016 ... Re-signed by Falcons to a future contract on February 8, 2017.