Republican politician and one-time professional football player. Beginning in 2011, he represented the third congressional district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.
He began his football career at the University of Michigan. He later played on the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Diego Chargers NFL teams.
He appeared in an episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
He was born in Flint, Michigan, where his father worked for General Motors. His marriage to Loretta Runyan produced three children.
He and Jack Kemp were both professional football players-turned-congressmen.