Defensive end who debuted in 2008 for the Seattle Seahawks, then played for the Detroit Lions from 2010 to 2012; signed with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013 but failed to make the team's final regular season roster and never appeared in a game.
He started 51 of 52 games while at USC, and was a 2007 second team All-American, before being selected with the 28th pick of the 2008 NFL Draft.
He played all 16 games his rookie year with the Seahawks, and recorded 2 sacks.
He was born and raised in Los Angeles, where he played high school and college football.
While at USC he was coached by Pete Carroll.