Released after the 2008 season. Had started all but two games at strongside linebacker missing only those starts when the Bucs opened in a nickel defense and was replaced by a fifth defensive back. Ranked third on the team in tackles with 104. A three-year starter at weakside linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts who came to the Bucs in March 2007 as an unrestricted free agent. A former college safety, he was the Colts' 6th round pick in the 2003 draft but quickly switched to linebacker and excelled in the Cover Two defense.