Became the winningest quarterback in NCAA history at 51-4 with Grand Valley State; was later found dead in the woods in Lake County, Michigan in 2013 at the age of 30.
He played baseball and football at Brighton High School in Michigan.
He redshirted in 2001 at the University of Toledo, transferring to Grand Valley State before playing in a game.
He lived in Michigan with his wife Jennifer and their two children.
He was signed by the 2008 Denver Broncos team that included quarterback Jay Cutler but was released before the regular season began.