Born: Nov. 23, 1979, in St. Edward, pop. 705
High School: St. Edward
College/years: Nebraska, 1998-2002
Games played in the NFL: 133
- Selected in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.
- Started 105 games at linebacker in the NFL, 94 with the New Orleans Saints over seven seasons (2006-12).
- Won a Super Bowl with the Saints in 2009.
- Has nine career sacks and 400 career tackles in the NFL.
- Played eight-man football at St. Edward.
- Was a walk-on his first season at Nebraska and went on to be a three-year starter.