|Born:||September 14, 1981|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||291 lb (132 kg)|
|CFL draft||2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14|
|Drafted by||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Expansion draft||2013 / Round: 3|
|Drafted by||Ottawa Redblacks|
|2014||Ottawa Redblacks* Oline Coach Eric LaFlamme|
|*Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star||2007, 2010|
|Awards|| 2009 Tom Pate Memorial Award |
2010 Leo Dandurand Trophy
2013 Canadian Football League East Division Champion
|Honors||CFLPA All-Star Team (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)|
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