Former linebacker best known for his time with the Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons. He was a 2-time AFC Defensive Player of the Year and was named to five Pro Bowls during his illustrious career.
He was a star at the University of Alabama, winning the SEC Player of the Year Award. He was eventually named to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
He retired with the third most fumble recoveries in NFL history with 27.
His second marriage was to Kimberly Bennett.
He played in a Super Bowl with quarterback Chris Chandler as a member of the Falcons.