Australian rules football player known for his play with the Western Bulldogs. He was named captain of the team in 2015 and won AFLPA Captain of the Year that same season.
He was the 13th overall pick in 1999 and made his AFL debut in 2000, appearing in three games. He was an AFL Rising Star nominee in 2001.
He was named to the All-Australia team in 2011 and 2015. He's also written about football, earning an Australian Football Media Association award in 2012.
He has three children with his wife Justine. He has two older siblings.
He played with Ryan Griffen, who served as Western's captain in 2014 before leaving for Greater Western Sydney.