Australian rules football midfielder who made his pro debut for the AFL's Collingwood in 2006, his international debut for Australia in 2008 and became a multiple-time All-Australian selection.
He played basketball and was offered a scholarship to play at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
He won his first Copeland Trophy in 2011, an award given to Collingwood's best-and-fairest during the season.
His older brother Kris also became an Australian rules footballer. He has a son with his wife, Alex.
He played alongside Dale Thomas on the Gippsland Power.