Lineback who was selected in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. He then went on to play for the Colts and Jaguars.
He was an acclaimed athlete at Bonanza High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he played football, wrestled, and excelled at shot put and discus in track.
His expert play for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas earned him three All-Mountain West Conference honors, in 2002, 2003, and 2004.
His father, Tom, was an assistant coach at UNLV from 1986 until 1989; his mother, Amy, was a Chicago Bears cheerleader.
He was briefly teammates with Peyton Manning after signing with the Indianapolis Colts on March 21, 2009; however, he was released a few months later, on August 22.