Tripp in the 2014 NFL season.
No. 57 Miami Dolphins
|Date of birth:April 3, 1991|
|Place of birth: Missoula, Montana|
|High school: Missoula (MT) Big Sky|
|NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 171|
|Debuted in 2014 for the Miami Dolphins|
|Roster status: Active|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
Prior to the start of the 2013 season, Tripp was named the Big Sky Conference Preseason Defensive MVP. 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, and was named a first-team FCS All-American by the Associated Press.
|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|
2014 NFL Draft
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.
- A year after injury, mental toughness drives UM's Tripp
- Tripp named to Associated Press FCS All-American squad
- Tripp named preseason Big Sky Defensive MVP
- Tripp named first team All-Big Sky
- AP FCS All-America Team, List - Yahoo Sports
- Miami adds Jordan Tripp with second fifth round choice
- For Montana’s Jordan Tripp, Football is All About Community and Family