Pro Bowl offensive guard who distinguished himself in the NFL after being a fourth-round 2006 NFL Draft pick by the New Orleans Saints.
He attended Bloomberg University of Pennsylvania on an academic scholarship rather than an athletic scholarship.
He became the highest-paid interior offensive lineman in the NFL when he signed a seven-year, $56.7-million contract with the New Orleans Saints in May, 2010.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1983 and was an Eagles fan growing up.
He won the Super Bowl XLIV with the New Orleans Saints, playing alongside quarterback Drew Brees.