Quarterback known for his strong and accurate throwing arm who signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013 after a college career at the University of Oklahoma.
He played football at Artesia High School in New Mexico and led his team to two state titles.
He won the Sammy Baugh Trophy in 2010 as the nation's top collegiate passer.
He married basketball player Whitney Hand in 2012.
He drew comparisons to Pro Bowl quarterback Tom Brady for his similar mobility and arm.