Offseason residence: "I'm a rookie so this year I'm settling down in Chicago. I need to be here year round to get accustomed to the weather."
Marital status: Married seven months ago
Vehicle: Lincoln Navigator
Favorite food: "Steaks that my dad makes."
Favorite breakfast cereal: "Raisin Bran crunch."
Favorite music: R & B
Favorite TV show: Everybody Loves Raymond.
Favorite movie: "I don't really have a favorite movie. I like comedies like "Space Ball" though."
Favorite sport other than football: "Definitely baseball."
Nickname: "I've got really big calves so the guys back at school always called me 'calves.'"
Roommate on t he road: Tron LaFavor.
Closest friend on the team: "Either Tron or Alex Brown. We played together at Florida."
First car: Ford Expedition.
First job: "This is it."
How would you describe your work ethic: "I like to think of myself as a hard worker. Ask other people, though, and they might have another opinion."
Did you do anything special with your signing bonus: "Just trying to save as much of it as I can."
First football memory: "My freshman year of high school. The first day we were in pads I came out of the locker room with these real long black socks on. Everybody just stood there and laughed at me. I couldn't get my belt tied right either. It was embarrassing."
What's your most vivid football memory: "Running out of the tunnel at ‘The Swamp.'"
Who influenced you the most while you were growing up: "Definitely my father."
What's your pet peeve? "I hate tardiness. I never want to be late."
What do you plan to do after football: "That depends on just how long I end up playing. If everything works out right, I'd like to work with young people as a teacher or something like that."