Fifth-round draft choice played in seven games in 2012 ... Durable performer saw action in 53 college games at Boise State with 45 starts, logging 232 tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss, seven INTs and 17 passes defensed ... Was among BSU’s top five tacklers each of his four seasons as team compiled a 50-3 record.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Cincinnati in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft (167th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-10-12.
2012 RECAP: Played in seven games (Games 1-4, 7 and 9-10) and had two special teams tackles ... Inactive for Games 5-6, 8 and 11-16 ... Made NFL debut Sept. 10 at Baltimore, playing on special teams (no stats) ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles Sept. 16 vs. Cleveland.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons (2008-11) at Boise State, seeing action in every game, and starting every game his last three seasons ... Helped Broncos finish from 2008-11 with AP national rankings of No. 11, No. 4, No. 10 and No. 8 ... Started 11 games at FS and two at CB as a senior in 2011 as BSU posted 12-1 record, outscoring foes by an average of 44-19 ... Earned All-Mountain West Conference first-team honors from league coaches as a senior and closed career with berth in Senior Bowl ... Earned All-Western Athletic Conference first-team honors as a junior as BSU went 12-1, as he helped BSU rank second nationally in fewest yards (254.7) and points (12.8) allowed per game ... In 2008, was youngest player in the WAC at 17, and played in every game with five starts for team that went 12-0 before losing to TCU in Poinsettia Bowl.PERSONAL: Hometown is Houston, Texas ... Attended Kempner High School, where he was an all-league selection and team captain as a senior ... Played primarily WR as a prep junior ... General studies major at Boise State ... Last name is pronounced “ie(rhymes with ‘tie’)-LO-kuh.”