Offensive lineman who played out college football in the University or college of Iowa and debuted in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens in 2007. He competed in soccer, basketball, and monitor and field at Anamosa SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Iowa. He was chosen in the 3rd round from the 2007 NFL Draft from the Ravens. He was created to Ruth and John Yanda. He started safeguarding Joe Flacco following the Ravens chosen the quarterback in the 1st round from the 2008 NFL Draft.