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Andre Tippett

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Age 64
Birthday December 271959
Birth Sign Capricorn
City Alabama
Country United States
Profession Football Player

Andre Tippett is a famous Football Player, born on December 27, 1959 in United States. As of December 2022, Andre Tippett’s net worth is $5 Million. 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.

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Siblings Gregory Tippett, Kelvin Tippett, Reginald Tippett, Yvette Tippett, Gerard Tippett
Spouse Rhonda Tippett
Children(s) Coby Tippett, Asia Barnes, Madison Tippett, Janea Tippett

Andre Tippett Biography

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. Andre Bernard Tippett (born December 27, 1959) is a former American football player who was an All-Pro linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993, missing all of the 1989 season. He played college football for the University of Iowa, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American in 1981. A second-round pick in the 1982 NFL Draft, Tippett played professionally for the New England Patriots for his entire pro career. Currently, he is the Patriots’ executive director of community affairs. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008..

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

Tippett was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Barringer High School in Newark, New Jersey. He first attended college and played football at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls in 1978.

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Andre was a two-time first team all-Big Ten, and a team captain in 1981. He holds the Iowa record for tackles for lost yardage in a season (20 tackles for 153 yards in 1980). He played in the Hula Bowl and the Japan Bowl in 1982, after his senior year at Iowa. He was voted a DE on Iowa’s all-time football team in 1989 as is a member of the University of Iowa’s Varsity Hall of Fame. Upon induction to the Varsity Hall of Fame, Tippett remarked, “For me, this is a ‘Wow’ . . . It is really, really special to be voted by your peers and the people who saw you play. I’m going in with some of the greatest people to ever play sports at the University of Iowa. This is one of the greatest honors I have ever had. This is a special feeling because during the three years I was there, I developed a great bond with the players and coaches.”

Andre Tippett Net Worth

Andre Tippett is one of the richest Football Player & listed on most popular Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Andre Tippett‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Football Player
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House Living in own house.

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.

Andre was a two-time first team all-Big Ten, and a team captain in 1981. He holds the Iowa record for tackles for lost yardage in a season (20 tackles for 153 yards in 1980). He played in the Hula Bowl and the Japan Bowl in 1982, after his senior year at Iowa. He was voted a DE on Iowa’s all-time football team in 1989 as is a member of the University of Iowa’s Varsity Hall of Fame. Upon induction to the Varsity Hall of Fame, Tippett remarked, “For me, this is a ‘Wow’ . . . It is really, really special to be voted by your peers and the people who saw you play. I’m going in with some of the greatest people to ever play sports at the University of Iowa. This is one of the greatest honors I have ever had. This is a special feeling because during the three years I was there, I developed a great bond with the players and coaches.”

Tippett was an All-American defensive end and a three-year letterman at the University of Iowa. He was also a two-time All-Big Ten selection (1980 and 1981). In 1981, he helped lead the Hawkeyes to their first winning season, their first Big Ten title, and first Rose Bowl in two decades. He was part of a defense that allowed only 129 points, the lowest total since 1965 and 9th-best in school history and allowed only 86.9 rushing yards a game, which still stands as the school record. The 1981 Iowa defense allowed 253 total yards a game, the fewest since 1959, making it the 4th-best defense in school history in terms of total yards. Against Northwestern on October 3, 1981, the Hawkeye defense allowed 78 total yards which stands as 6th-best in defensive performances in team history.

After not recording a sack as a rookie in 1982, Tippett finished either first or second on the team in sacks in each of his final 10 seasons. He led the team in sacks six times and finished second on the team four times. Tippett recorded 30 multiple-sack games in his career and sacked a total of 41 different quarterbacks. Tippett recovered 18 opponents’ fumbles during his career, tying him for first on the Patriots’ all-time list (Steve Nelson). He also forced 17 fumbles in his career.

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Tippett spent his entire 11-year career with the Patriots and was a member of three playoff teams, including the 1985 AFC Champions.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Andre Tippett celebrates birthday on December 27 of every year.

From 1984–85, Tippett recorded the highest two-season sack total by a linebacker in NFL history, totaling 35.0 sacks during the two seasons. His 18.5 sacks in 1984 are the third most by any linebacker in a single season, while his 16.5 sacks in 1985 are tied for the sixth most by any linebacker in NFL history.

Who did Andre Tippett play for?

Andre Tippett was one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history, spending his entire 12-year career with the Patriots.

What college did Andre Tippett go to?

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What is Andre Tippett doing now?

A second-round pick in the 1982 NFL Draft, Tippett played professionally for the New England Patriots for his entire pro career. Currently, he is the Patriots’ executive director of community affairs.

Who has the most sacks in Patriots history?

SacksPlayerSacks
1.Andre TippettA. Tippett, 1982-88,90-93100.0
2.Willie McGinestW. McGinest, 1994-0578.0
3.Chris SladeC. Slade, 1993-0051.0

Who has the most interceptions for the Patriots?

Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Raymond Clayborn is the New England Patriots career leader in interceptions with 36. Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2021 NFL season are listed in bold.

He was voted the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) co-Defensive Player of the Year (with Raider Howie Long) in 1985. Additionally, he was voted the 1985 UPI AFL-AFC Defensive Player of the Year.

Tippett twice earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week awards. The first in the Patriots 20–13 win over the New York Jets as he stopped the Jets 3 times within the 10 yard line on 10–20–85. Next, he was the AFC Defensive Player of the Week in the Patriots 21–7 win over the Houston Oilers on 10–18–87. In this victory over Houston at the Astrodome, Andre had 3 sacks, defended on a pass play and blocked a field goal attempt that was returned for a touchdown by Raymond Clayborn. He had 1.5 sacks in his final game on January 2, 1994 against the Miami Dolphins.

The Hall of Fame’s 40-member Selection Committee met in Miami on February 3, 2007, to select the Class of 2007. Tippett was not selected for enshrinement, but he was among the top 10 finalists. The now 44-member Selection Committee met in Arizona, the day prior to Super bowl XLII, to vote on the Class of 2008. Just prior, Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson said, “I think it is about time Andre Tippett is in the Hall of Fame.”

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