2010: Spent training camp with the Seahawks before joining the Browns via waivers… Played in seven games in a reserve role with Cleveland… Was inactive for six games and dressed but did not play in three others.
2009: Saw action in all 16 games for the second consecutive season… Earned three starts, including two at center and one at left guard.
2008: Appeared in all 16 games with five starts at center.
2007: Spent the entire season on Seattle’s practice squad.
College: Set the Wake Forest University (2003-06) record for most career starts with 48… Earned first-team All-America honors by Sports Illustrated and The Sporting News… As a junior, helped the Demon Deacons lead the ACC in rushing with 197 yards per game… Majored in communications.
Personal: A native of Youngstown, Ohio where he attended Boardman High School… Earned letters in football, wrestling and track… Named the Youngstown Vindicator’s Wrestler of the Year and set the school’s season (24) and career (58) pin records… Has a son (Theodore).
Browns players and staff spent Tuesday afternoon volunteering in a variety of capacities at the Cleveland Foodbank.
CLEVELAND -- Running back Chris Ogbonnaya will start in place of Montario Hardesty and Peyton Hillis today against the St. Louis Rams at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
D’Qwell Jackson and the Browns defense will look to stop the run against Marshawn Lynch and the Seattle Seahawks.
Defensive back Joe Haden and offensive lineman Alex Mack missed Thursday’s practice as the team continued its preparation for the Oakland Raiders.
Offensive lineman Alex Mack and defensive back Joe Haden missed Wednesday’s practice.