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|Date of birth:||June 16, 1976|
|Place of birth:||Milford, Delaware|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
|NFL draft:||1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19|
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Lucas George Petitgout (born June 16, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants 19th overall in the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
Petitgout also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
He played a total of 9 seasons in the NFL.
Petitgout attended the University of Notre Dame and was a letterman in football. In football, as a senior, he was a Football News All-Independent first team selection, and registered 74 knockdown blocks.
New York Giants
Thrust into a starting role immediately upon being drafted, Petitgout played left guard and right tackle before settling as the Giants' left tackle in 2002. He was bothered by back problems in 2003 and 2004. He broke his leg midway through the 2006 season. On February 12, 2007, he was released by the Giants.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Petitgout signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in March 2007. Petitgout started out the 2007 season as the Buccaneers' starter at left tackle, but tore his ACL in week 4 against the Carolina Panthers. This injury led to Petitgout being placed on injured reserve, ending his 2007 season. The Bucs released him on August 16, 2008.
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