Selected as a fifth round (165th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2010.
Saw action in Week 1 against Chicago (9/11). Saw action in Week 2 on offense and special teams vs. Philadelphia (9/18). Was active but did not participate against Tampa Bay (9/25). Saw action on special teams at Seattle (10/2). Saw action on special teams vs.Green Bay (10/9). Saw action on offense and special teams vs. Carolina (10/16). Saw action on offense and special teams vs. Detroit (10/23). Saw action on special teams at Indianapolis (11/6). Saw action on special teams vs. New Orleans (11/13). Saw action on offense and special teams vs. Tennessee (11/20). Saw action on offense and special teams vs. Minnesota (11/27). Was active but did not participate at Houston (12 /4). Saw action on special teams at Carolina (12/11). Saw action on offense and special teams vs. Jacksonville (12/15). Inactive Weeks 16-17 due to injury (groin).
Placed on injured reserve on August 20, 2010 with a knee injury.
Started 38 of 46 games at Kansas, including lining up as a receiver in 35 of those contests. Caught 226 passes for 2,309 yards with 18 touchdowns while adding 417 yards and six scores on 118 carries. Completed 134 of 219 passes for 1,612 yards, 17 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Amassed 2,029 yards in total offense and 2,726 all-purpose yards. Holds the school career-record with 226 receptions, which also ranks eighth in Big 12 Conference history. Set the school reception record on two occasions, the first coming in 2008 (97), followed by 2009 (102). One of five KU players to gain over 1,000 receiving yards in a season.
Attended Pittsburg High School in Kansas and was an all-state quarterback selection by the Kansas Football Coaches Association as a senior. Added first-team all-league honors at QB and as a punter, receiving a three-star prospect rating from Scout.com. Led his team to two sectional championships as a junior and senior. As a senior, completed 72 of 151 passes for 930 yards and nine touchdowns. A native of Pittsburg, Kansas.