Jordan Tripp

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Jordan Tripp
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Tripp in the 2014 NFL season.
No. 57     Miami Dolphins
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-03) April 3, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Missoula, Montana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Missoula (MT) Big Sky
College: Montana
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 171
Debuted in 2014 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2014
Tackles 2
Quarterback sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Jordan Tripp (born April 3, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Montana.

High School[edit]

Tripp attended Big Sky High School in Missoula, Montana, where he was a team captain in football his senior year. He was an all-state and all-conference pick as a senior when he had 72 tackles, including 13 for loss, and 12 sacks.

College career[edit]

Tripp attended the University of Montana and played for the Montana Grizzlies football team from 2009 to 2013.

2009 season[edit]

As a true freshman, playing in a back-up role, he played in all 15 games, recording 23 tackles, and recovering two fumbles, best for second on the team.

2010 season[edit]

He started all 11 games and finished second on the team with 99 tackles. He recorded nine tackles for loss, and led the team with three fumbles recoveries.

2011 season[edit]

He started in the first three games of the season, but was injured against Eastern Washington. He suffered an injury to his shoulder than resulted in him being out for the remainder of the season.[1] He finished the season with 18 tackles, including 1.5 for loss, three pass break-ups, and one fumble recovery. He was granted a medical redshirt after the season.

2012 season[edit]

He started all 11 games, finishing second on the team with 95 tackles, a team leading 13.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, one interception for 58 yards, and four forced fumbles. He also returned a fumble 80 yards for a touchdown against Idaho State. His season lead him to being named a first-team All-Big Sky selection, and third-team FCS All-American by the Associated Press.[2]

2013 season[edit]

Prior to the start of the 2013 season, Tripp was named the Big Sky Conference Preseason Defensive MVP.[3] He started all 13 games, recording a career high 100 tackles, including 5.5 for loss, two sacks, and three interceptions. He recovered three fumbles, one in the endzone against Portland State for a touchdown. He also blocked a field goal late in Montana's 21-14 overtime victory over Cal Poly. After the season, Tripp was named a first-team All-Big Sky selection for the second consecutive season,[4] and was named a first-team FCS All-American by the Associated Press.[5]

Career Statistics[edit]

Year Team Games Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blkd
Solo Ast Total TFL – Yds No – Yds Int – Yds BU PD Qbh Rcv – Yds FF Kick Saf
2009 Montana 15 6 11 23 0 – 0 0 – 0 0 – 0 1 0 0 2 – 0 0 0 0
2010 Montana 11 36 63 99 9.0 – 39 3.5 – 28 1 – 22 3 4 0 3 – 0 0 0 0
2011 Montana 3 6 12 18 1.5 – 2 0 – 0 0 – 0 3 3 0 1 – 0 0 0 0
2012 Montana 11 26 69 95 13.5 – 51 5.5 – 36 1 – 58 2 3 2 1 – 80 4 0 0
2013 Montana 13 41 59 100 5.5 – 15 2.0 – 10 3 – 14 2 5 1 2 – 35 3 1 0
Career 53 115 220 335 29.5 – 107 11.0 – 74 5 – 94 11 15 3 9 – 115 7 1 0

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (171st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[6]

Personal[edit]

He was a third generation football player at Montana. His father, Bryan, was a starting linebacker for the Grizzlies in 1989 and 1990, while his grandfather, Gene, played and lettered at Montana in 1963-64.[7]

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