Ian Gold

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Ian Gold
No. 52
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-08-23) August 23, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Career information
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40
Debuted in 2000
Last played in 2007
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 491
Sacks 17.0
Interceptions 4
Stats at NFL.com

Ian Maurice Gold (born in Ann Arbor, MI on August 23, 1978) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League turned author. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan.

A Pro Bowl selection for the Broncos in 2001, Gold played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2004 between stints in Denver. He was released following the 2007 season by the Denver Broncos.

Early years[edit]

Attended Clague Middle school (Ann Arbor). While attending Belleville High School in Belleville, Michigan, Gold starred in football, basketball, track & field, and symphony band.

Professional career[edit]

First stint with Broncos[edit]

Ian Gold played linebacker for the Denver Broncos from 2000 to 2004. After playing for the Broncos in 2004, Gold became a free agent.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

In 2004, Gold left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After the season, he again became a free agent.

Second stint with Broncos[edit]

On the market again in 2005, Gold re-joined the Broncos and went to the AFC Championship that same year.

On February 29, 2008 the Broncos released him after three seasons.

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Fumble Return Yards Interceptions Interception Return Yards Yards per Interception Return Longest Interception Return Interceptions Returned for Touchdown Passes Defended
2000 DEN 16 21 16 5 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 DEN 16 41 36 5 3.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2002 DEN 16 100 85 15 6.5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2003 DEN 6 29 28 1 0.0 0 0 0 2 14 7 12 1 5
2004 TB 16 71 54 17 0.5 0 0 0 1 31 31 31 0 3
2005 DEN 16 88 72 16 3.0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2006 DEN 15 91 70 21 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2007 DEN 14 72 61 11 2.0 1 2 0 1 6 6 6 0 5
Career 115 513 422 91 17.0 9 9 0 4 51 13 31 1 29

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Post NFL Career[edit]

Gold is currently following Jesus Christ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ian Gold". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 

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