Woods told the two that they could not "get ahead by kissing babies and shaking hands", and that it is "their time".
The duo then joined forces with Woods, However, Woods' group quickly and quietly disbanded, as on the August 8 episode of Smack Down and on the August 12 episode of Main Event, both Big E and then Kingston reverted to wrestling singles matches with no sign or mention of the other two members of the group.
Three days later, on the October 21 episode of Raw, Langston teamed up with Punk to defeat Ryback and Axel, with Langston pinning Axel.
At Wrestle Mania 31, Big E and Kingston unsuccessfully challenged for the Tag Team Championship in a four-way tag team match.
All three members of New Day also competed in the André the Giant memorial battle royal that same night, which was won by the Big Show.
He was redshirted in 2004 and missed the 2005 season due to an injury sustained in pre-season camp, playing a single season as a sophomore in 2006.
Ewen competed in his first USA Powerlifting (USAPL) meet on July 11 at the 2010 United States Open Championships at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida.
At Elimination Chamber, all three New Day members competed in the first ever tag team Elimination Chamber match, where they lastly eliminated The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O'Neil) to successfully defend their titles.
New Day won the titles for a second time after they defeated the Prime Time Players, Los Matadores (Diego and Fernando), and the Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) in a fatal 4-way tag team match at Summer Slam.
New Day defended the title under the Freebird Rule, which allows any two members of a stable to compete for the title, although typically would be defended by Big E and Kingston with Woods acting as a manager.
They defeated Kidd and Cesaro in rematches on Smack Down and at Payback, with Woods interfering in both matches.
On the June 10 episode of Raw, Langston was revealed as the secret admirer of Divas Champion Kaitlyn; this in turn was revealed to be a ploy by AJ Lee, the number one contender to Kaitlyn's title, to humiliate Kaitlyn. On the October 18 episode of Smack Down, Langston lost to CM Punk and turned face after the match when he took offense to Paul Heyman downplaying Punk's victory over Langston and calling him "a rookie".