Got injured during the 2007 pre-season and was released with an injury settlement after the final roster cutdown. Made his first NFL start in three seasons on Opening Day 2006 when Davin Joseph was hurt in the final pre-season game. More of a depth and kick blocker for the Bucs however as he has been since being drafted in 2004. Started three years at guard in college and was named all-ACC as a senior. Was selected to the Senior Bowl having not allowed a single sack in his senior season. Switched from his pre-season number of 68 to his current 77 when he made the final roster.