Linebacker who signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2012 as an undrafted free agent; named to his first Pro Bowl after leading the NFL with 171 tackles during the 2013 season.
He and future Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez helped lead Centennial High School to an undefeated season, winning California's CIF title in 2008.
He played college football at Arizona State, where he was named TSN Pac-10 Defensive MVP in 2010.
He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
He was coached by Dennis Erickson during his time at Arizona State.