The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.
Selected by Cleveland Browns in the second round (59th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, April 29, 2011…Waived by Browns, May 16, 2014…Claimed via waivers by Oakland Raiders, May 19, 2014.
AT A GLANCE
CAREER: Steady receiver enters his first season with the Raiders after being claimed via waivers by the team in May…Led the Browns in receptions in each of his first two NFL seasons to become the first player to lead the team in receptions in back-to-back seasons since TE Kellen Winslow (2006-07) and first WR since Dennis Northcutt (2003-04)…Finished second among NFL rookies with 61 receptions in 2011, trailing only Cincinnati’s A.J. Green (65)…Career totals include 48 games played with 41 starts, 155 receptions for 1,821 yards and eight TDs…Adds five rushes for 30 yards on the ground.
2013 (with Cle.): Appeared in all 16 games with 13 starts, compiling 41 receptions for 465 yards with two TDs…Averaged 21.6 yards on seven kickoff returns (151 yards)...Finished third on the with 465 receiving yards...Caught at least one pass in 15 of 16 games...(10/13) vs. Det.: Recorded first reception of the season on 2-yard catch in second quarter...(11/3) vs. Bal.: In 24-18 win, posted career-best seven receptions for 122 yards, his second career 100-yard game...(12/1) vs. Jac.: Caught 4-yard TD from Brandon Weeden that gave Browns 21-20 lead in third quarter, his second of season and eighth career.
2012 (with Cle.): Started all 16 games and caught a team-high 53 passes, totaling 647 yards and four TDs…Became the first player to lead the Browns in receptions in back-to-back seasons since 2006-07…(10/21) at Ind.: Caught six passes for 52 yards with a 14-yard TD…(12/23) at Den.: Totaled six receptions for 58 yards and a 6-yard TD…(12/30) at Pit.: Recorded three receptions for 38 yards, including a 7-yard TD from QB Thaddeus Lewis, marking Lewis’ first NFL TD pass.
2011 (with Cle.): Caught a team-high 61 passes for 709 yards and two TDs…Reception total was second among NFL rookies, trailing only Cincinnati’s A.J. Green (65)…Yardage figure was third among AFC rookies…His 61 receptions were the second-most by a Browns rookie…Yardage total was the fourth-highest total by a Browns rookie…Named the Browns’ Maurice Bassett award winner in 2011 for the most outstanding rookie in training camp…(11/13) vs. StL.: Tied a season-high with six receptions and totaled a season-best 84 yards…(11/27) at Cin.: Hauled in his first career TD reception off a 3-yard pass from QB Colt McCoy…(12/18) at Ari.: Notched first career 100-yard receiving performance as he caught five passes for 131 yards, including a 76-yard TD grab from QB Seneca Wallace, which was the Browns’ longest pass play from scrimmage since 2007.
COLLEGE: Started 28 of 37 career games at the University of North Carolina, recording 86 receptions for 969 yards with six TDs and 166 carries for 805 yards with six TDs…Also returned 27 kickoffs for 508 yards (18.8 avg.)…Started all 13 games at receiver in 2009 and led the team with 62 receptions for 724 yards with five TDs…Reception total was the fifth-most in a single-season in school history…Added 29 rushing attempts for 166 yards (5.7 avg.) with one score and led the team with 1,112 all-purpose yards…Saw action as both a tailback and receiver during freshman and sophomore campaigns…Finished second on the club with 78 carries for 339 yards with three TDs and hauled in 11 passes for 146 yards in 2008…Appeared in 11 games as a true freshman, recording 13 receptions for 99 yards with one TD and 59 rushes for 300 yards and two TDs…Also competed in basketball and track & field while at UNC…Majored in communications.
PERSONAL: Attended Hillside High School in Durham N.C. …Versatile player who played quarterback, running back, wide receiver, linebacker, safety and cornerback to help the Hornets to a 10-3 record as a senior…Named USA Today All-American…Named the 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year in North Carolina in addition to garnering all-conference accolades…Has worked with the Ronald McDonald House charity.
New Raiders WR Greg Little arrived at the team's Alameda, Calif., facility Tuesday after the Silver and Black claimed him off waivers from Cleveland Tuesday.
Browns QB Seneca Wallace while scrambling locates WR Greg Little for a massive 76-yard touchdown catch-and-run giving Cleveland a 17-7 lead.