Andre Tippett

Andre Tippett

Andre Bernard Tippett (born December 27, 1959) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. He played college football for the University of Iowa, and was recognized as an All-American.

About Andre Tippett

Andre Bernard Tippett (born December 27, 1959) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. He played college football for the University of Iowa, and was recognized as an All-American. 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. 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. He is married to Rhonda Tippett (ne Kenney) with three daughters, Janea Tippett, Asia Barnes and Madison, and one son, Coby. Asia has been a Patriots Cheerleader since 2008.

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