Andre Tippett

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Birthday
27, 1959
Birthplace
Alabama
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Alabama

About

Hall of Fame linebacker who played for the New England Patriots for the entirety of his 12-year NFL career. He made 5 consecutive Pro Bowls from 1984 to 1988 and was named th Co-NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1985.

Before Fame

He attended Barringer High School in Newark, New Jersey and was a two-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection at the University of Iowa.

Trivia

At the time of his retirement, he held the Patriots record for career sacks with 100 as well as the team's top 3 single-season sack performances.

Family Life

He married Rhonda Kenney and has children named Janea, Asia, Madison and Coby. Asia was a Patriots cheerleader for four seasons.

Associated With

He and fellow linebacker Nick Buoniconti were both named to the New England Patriots 35th Anniversary Team in 1994.