Andre Tippett

Linebacker

Andre Tippett

11 seasons
100 sacks
5 Pro Bowls
151 career games
2 fumble recoveries for touchdowns

11

seasons

100

sacks

5

Pro Bowls

151

career games

2

fumble recoveries for touchdowns
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"When it comes to linebackers, I’m the man. I’ve worked hard, and I believe that right now I’m the top linebacker in the league."

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(Ellsworth (IA) Junior College)...6'3'', 240...

Andre Bernard Tippett ... Patriots’ second round pick, 1982 ... Established team record 18.5 sacks, 1984 ... Led AFC with 16.5 sacks, named AFC Defensive Player of the Year during Patriots Super Bowl season, 1985 ... Recorded AFC-leading 12.5 sacks, 1987 ... At time of retirement, held team marks for career sacks, sacks in a season, opponent fumbles recovered ... Five straight Pro Bowls ... Named to NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1980s ... Born December 27, 1959 in Birmingham, Alabama.