NFL defensive tackle who was drafted 2nd overall by the Detroit Lions in 2010 and quickly made his presence felt with his dominant, physical play. In 2015, he signed a six-year, $114 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, the highest contract ever for a defensive player.
He played football at Grant High School, and was a Heisman Trophy finalist while playing college football at Nebraska.
He was named the Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2010.
He has three sisters, one of which became a midfielder for the Cameroon Women's national football team.
A controversial player, he stepped on quarterback Aaron Rodgers' ailing calf muscle in a 2014 week 17 game between the Lions and Green Bay Packers. He was suspended for Detroit's upcoming playoff game but he won an appeal and the suspension was lifted.