For the first time since 2005, Johnathan Joseph won’t be suiting up for an NFL season.

The former Gamecock standout is finally hanging up his cleats after 15 seasons in the NFL. Joseph announced his decision to retire on Thursday.

Joseph was selected in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals where he played for five seasons but landing in Houston for nine seasons.

Incredibly, Joseph played in 211 NFL games and made 192 starts at the game’s highest level. During that time, Joseph registered 32 interceptions, defended 200 passes, 787 tackles and scored seven defensive touchdowns.

During that time, Joseph was named to the Pro Bowl twice.

Here is how Joseph announced his retirement from the NFL, which included a shoutout to the Gamecocks, his teammates and his fans, among others: