Defensive tackle who played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, winning the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year Award twice.
He played football at Ritenour High School in St. Louis, Missouri.
He was suspended for the 2005 season by the NFL for violating their drug policy and was subsequently cut by the Arizona Cardinals.
He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was teammates with wide receiver Anquan Boldin on Arizona.