Originally signed by the Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent on 4/30/07. Released after training camp on 8/31/07. Signed to the practice squad on 9/3/07 before being elevated to the active roster on 11/17/07. Released on 11/20/07 and re-signed to the practice squad on 11/21/07. Elevated to the active roster on 11/24/07. Signed to the practice squad on 9/1/08 and promoted to the active roster on 11/26/08. Re-signed with the Cardinals on 3/29/10 as an exclusive rights free agent.
2011: Played in 15 games, making one start, and recorded 34 tackles, two passes defensed and 11 special teams tackles … after suffering a knee injury during training camp, was inactive for the season opener vs. Car (9/11) … made season debut and recorded two special teams tackles @ Was (9/18) … played on defense and special teams, recording one tackle and two special teams tackles vs. NYG (10/2) … played in 50th career game @ Bal (10/30); recorded a season-high six unassisted tackles, including one for loss, and had one pass defensed … recorded five tackles vs. StL (11/6) … totaled five unassisted tackles, including one for loss @ Phi (11/13) … posted three unassisted tackles and one special teams tackle @ SF (11/20) … recorded one tackle vs. SF (12/11); marked the 100th tackle of his career … made his first start of the season with the Cardinals opening the game in a nickel defense vs. Cle (12/18); had two solo tackles and two special teams tackles … collected one tackle and one pass defensed @ Cin (12/24) … recorded five unassisted tackles and one special teams tackle vs. Sea (1/1/12).
2010: Established numerous career-highs with 38 tackles, two INTs and six passes defensed while recording a career-best four starts in 16 games played … saw action on special teams and as a reserve DB, registering three tackles in the season opener @ StL (9/12) … saw time in dime situations, recording one pass defensed on 3rd-n-4 to force a punt as well as one special teams tackle vs. Oak (9/26) … downed a punt at the Saints one-yard line which led to an INT on the following play and then an AZ TD to tie the game at 10 vs. NO (10/10) … recorded five tackles, one pass defensed and returned a fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half 30 yards for first career TD @ Min (11/7) … made first start of the season as part of a six DB formation vs. Sea (11/14) and registered three tackles … started in place of injured CB Greg Toler, recording three tackles @ KC (11/21); started consecutive games for the first time in his career … tied career-highs with nine tackles and one INT vs. SF (11/29) … made career-best fourth consecutive start vs. StL (12/5) and registered six tackles, one special teams tackle and a pass defensed on a third 3rd-n-5 that forced a punt in the first quarter … registered two tackles, two special teams tackles and one INT vs. Den (12/12) that he returned for a career-long 36 yards … saw time at nickel back in the final two games: vs. Dal (12/25) and @ SF (1/3/11), registering one tackle and one pass defensed in each.
2009: Made the opening day roster and appeared in all 16 regular season games and both postseason contests with one start … recorded 32 tackles, 17 special teams tackles, and one INT during the regular season … tied for the team lead with a career-high three special teams tackles @ Sea (10/18) … saw time at CB after starter Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie injured his ankle in the third quarter, registering four tackles and one pass defensed @ NYG (10/25) … from the second quarter on, filled in for injured CB Bryant McFadden and led DBs with nine solo tackles while registering a team-best two special teams tackles @ StL (11/22) … started his second career game as part of a six DB formation and recorded the first INT of his career vs. Min (12/6); picked off a Brett Favre pass at the AZ 39-yard line in the third quarter … registered two tackles and tied a career-high with three special teams tackles @ Det (12/20) … continued to see time as the nickel back, recording two tackles and one special teams tackle vs. StL (12/27) … filled in at CB after Rodgers-Cromartie left during the first possession with a knee injury and recorded six tackles and one pass defensed in the regular season finale vs. GB (1/3/10) … in fifth career postseason game, registered two tackles and a forced fumble on a sack of Aaron Rodgers in OT that was recovered and returned for the game winning TD by Karlos Dansby in the Wild Card matchup vs. GB (1/10/10); marked first sack and forced fumble of his career, including the regular season … saw action at nickel back after Rodgers-Cromartie suffered a knee injury in the first quarter and recorded one tackle and one pass defensed in the Divisional game @ NO (1/16/10).
2008: For the second consecutive year, began the season on the practice squad before being promoted to the active roster on 11/26 ... went on to play the final five games and all four postseason contests … registered career-best two special teams tackles and recovered a muffed punt in the 3rd quarter @ Phi (11/27) ... recorded first two defensive tackles of the season @ NE (12/21) … registered first career start as one of six DBs and tied for the team lead with two special teams tackles vs. Sea (12/28) ... in first career postseason game, recorded one special teams tackle vs. Atl (1/3/09); tackled Falcons punt returner Harry Douglas at the Atlanta eight-yard line for no gain … tied career-high with two special teams tackles @ Car (1/10/9) ... in Super Bowl XLIII, registered one special teams tackle and downed a Ben Graham punt at the two-yard line; the ensuing drive led to a safety pulling the Cardinals to within four with three minutes to play vs. Pit (2/1/09); tied for the team lead with four unassisted special teams tackles in the postseason.
2007: Played in seven games as a rookie after being signed to the active roster from the practice squad on 11/17 … in first career game recorded one special teams tackle @ Cin (11/18) … recorded his first career tackle @ NO (12/16) … registered first career pass defensed and tied for the team lead with two special teams tackles vs. StL (12/30).
Collected 140 tackles, four INTs and six tackles for a loss in his four-year career at Louisiana-Lafayette ... as a senior boasted 40 tackles in 10 games with three pass break-ups, an INT he returned 79 yards for a TD, and a sack … also the Cajuns leading punt returner with nine returns for a 7.4-yards-per-return average … appeared in 10 games at CB, starting seven and earning honorable mention All-Sun Belt Conference honors as a junior … collected career-highs with 45 tackles and two INTs … started all 11 games at CB as a sophomore tying for sixth on the squad with 37 total tackles while adding three pass breakups ... appeared in all 12 games as a freshman, earning one start ... blocked two FGs, one of which was picked up by a teammate and returned 89 yards for a TD.
Lettered two years in football at J.F. Kimball (Dallas, TX) High School ... won two district championships, helping team to two straight 5-0 district records ... two-time all-district first team selection, had nine INTs, with 60 tackles, four blocked extra point attempts and 900 return yards as a senior ... finished career with 150 tackles, 11 INTs, four forced fumbles, six blocked FGs and one TD … during the 2012 offseason, his Michael Adams Conquerors Foundation held a 7-on-7 high school football tournament in his hometown of Dallas, TX that featured a host of current NFL starts as coaches, with the winning team earning $5,000 for their high school program.