From 2009 to 2012, after being chosen in round two of the 2009 NFL Draft, this guard and tackle played for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Then, beginning in 2013, he played for the Chicago Bears.
During his college football career at the University of Arizona, he was named to the 2008 All-Pac-10 First Team.
While in college, he majored in creative writing.
Born in New York City and raised in the Los Angeles, California area, he is the son of college basketball-player-turned artist Jeff Britton and the grandson of Academy Award-winning actress
He and skateboarder Guy Mariano both attended John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California.