Former linebacker best remembered for his stellar career at the University of Georgia, where he was a two-time SEC Defensive Player of the Year. He is a member of the Florida–Georgia Hall of Fame.
He was a basketball and wrestling star at Shiloh High School in Georgia.
His NFL career was cut painfully short when he suffered a career-ending vertebrae injury during week two of the 2006 season.
His first child, Nicholas, was born in August 2008.
Following his retirement, he co-hosted "Thursday Night Football" with Jesse Palmer.