Former center for the Minnesota Vikings who went back to coaching for his alma mater, the Oklahoma Sooners, after retirement.
He played football at Oklahoma University, starting out as the Sooners' backup center and becoming a starter his sophomore year.
He decided to retire from the NFL in 2012, taking an assistant coaching job with the Sooners.
His father Tom also played football in college, at Missouri in the early 1970s.
He joined the OU coaching staff headed up by Bob Stoops.