Jeff Tarpinian

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Jeff Tarpinian
No. 52     Houston Texans
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-16) October 16, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Omaha (NE) Millard North
College: Iowa
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the New England Patriots
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 22
Sacks .5
Interceptions 0
Stats at

Jeff Tarpinian (born October 16, 1987) is an Armenian-American football linebacker for the Houston Texans. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Iowa.

Early years[edit]

He was named 2005 Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year.[1] He was selected to the first team all-state and all-conference in his senior season.[1] He was an honorable mention all-state in both his sophomore and junior season along with the second team all-conference as a junior season.[1]

College career[edit]

He was named to the Academic all-Big Ten in both his Freshman and Sophomore seasons.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Iowa Hawkeyes Profile". 

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