Star tight end of the University of Minnesota was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
An All Big-10 honorable mention his sophomore year in college, he was a conference First Team selection in 2005 and an All-American in 2006.
He recorded one catch during the Steelers win of Super Bowl XLIII over the Arizona Cardinals.
He was born in St. Michael, Minnesota.
Ben Roethlisberger led the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII.