He was born on February 22, 1991 and graduated from Hightower HS in Missouri City, TX. As a freshman at Southern Methodist, he appeared in 5 games and earned Conference USA All-Freshman honors. He caught 11 passes for 104 yards (9.5 avg) and a touchdown. His sophomore year, he started 10 of 13 games catching 78 passes for 845 yards (10.8 avg) and 6 touchdowns. He also returned 10 punts for 33 yards (3.3 avg). As a junior, he started 12 of 13 games, catching 79 passes for 1188 yards (14.2 avg) and 8 scores on his way to earn Conference USA 1st team honors. He also rushed the ball once for a single yard. As a senior, he started all 11 games he appeared in earning 2nd team All-Conference honors. He caught 64 passes for 787 yards (12.3 avg) and 5 touchdowns that year with 4 punt returns for 38 yards (9.5 avg) and a single kickoff return for 17 yards. He was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2013.
Signed by Atlanta Falcons on April 29, 2013 ... Waived by Falcons on August 31, 2013 ... Re-signed by Falcons to their practice squad on September 1, 2013 ... Promoted by Falcons off practice squad to active roster on October 18, 2013.