- Trained with Tony Villani of XPE Sports for NFL Combine in 2008. He was the fastest ILB and moved from 3rd Round Projection to a Top 10 Pick for NE Patriots.
- 2008 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year
- 1st Team All-Pro in 2010 as he led the NFL in tackles
- 2 X Pro Bowl Selection
- Super Bowl Champion in 2014
- Purchased a SHREDmill Pro in 2014 before his last year in the NFL (2015) for home use during off season and in season while in New England.
- Asked if he wanted to sell his SHREDmill after his NFL Career and he declined and wanted to keep it.