Linebacker who made his NFL debut in 2011 for the Tennessee Titans after being drafted by the team in the second round. He joined the New England Patriots in 2014 and helped the team win Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.
He played football at Verbum Dei High School in Los Angeles, California.
He played college football at UCLA, where he was a 2010 All-Pac-10 First Team selection.
He was born in Los Angeles, California.
Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was his teammate on the Titans.