Jordan Tripp

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Jordan Tripp
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Tripp with the Dolphins in 2014
No. 52 – Atlanta Falcons
Position: Inside Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1991-04-03) April 3, 1991 (age 26)
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
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Tackles: 19
Quarterback sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jordan Tripp (born April 3, 1991) is an American football inside linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami 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. While playing at the University of Montana, Tripp was teammates with future NFL linebacker Brock Coyle.

As a true freshman in 2009, 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 in 2010 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 2011 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.

He started all 11 games in 2012, 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]

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]

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]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40‑yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
234 lb
(106 kg)
30 34 in
(0.78 m)
9 58 in
(0.24 m)
4.67 s 1.64 s 2.73 s 3.96 s 6.89 s 37 12 in
(0.95 m)
10 ft 0 in
(3.05 m)
22 reps
All values from NFL Combine[6]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Tripp was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (171st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[7] He was released by the Dolphins on September 5, 2015 during final roster cuts.[8]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On October 10, 2015, Tripp was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[9] Tripp earned his first career start on December 13, 2015 against the Colts and recorded four tackles.

On September 3, 2016, Tripp was released by the Jaguars.[10]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On September 5, 2016, Tripp was signed to the Seahawks' practice squad.[11] He was promoted to the active roster on October 3, 2016.[12] He was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2016.[13] He was waived on December 9, 2016.[14]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Tripp with the Packers in 2017

On December 14, 2016, Tripp was signed by the Green Bay Packers.[15]

He re-signed with the Packers on March 15, 2017.[16] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[17]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On September 5, 2017, Tripp signed with the Atlanta Falcons.[18] He was placed on injured reserve on October 31, 2017 with a concussion.[19]

Statistics[edit]

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2014 MIA 13 0 3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 JAX 12 1 14 10 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SEA 7 1 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 GB 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 2 19 14 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source: NFL.com

Personal life[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.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A year after injury, mental toughness drives UM's Tripp
  2. ^ Tripp named to Associated Press FCS All-American squad
  3. ^ Tripp named preseason Big Sky Defensive MVP
  4. ^ Tripp named first team All-Big Sky
  5. ^ AP FCS All-America Team, List - Yahoo Sports
  6. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Jordan Tripp". nfl.com. Retrieved January 4, 2017. 
  7. ^ Poupart, Alain (May 10, 2014). "Dolphins Select Jordan Tripp With Second Pick In Fifth Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved December 3, 2016. 
  8. ^ Poupart, Alain (September 5, 2015). "Dolphins Bring Roster Down To 53 Players". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved December 3, 2016. 
  9. ^ "The NFL Transactions Report | NFL.com". The NFL Transactions Report - NFL.com. Retrieved 2015-10-11. 
  10. ^ Oehser, John. "Down to 53: LB Davis, OG Bernadeau released". Jaguars.com. 
  11. ^ "Seahawks Make Roster Moves And Sign Eight Players To Practice Squad". 
  12. ^ Drovetto, Tony (October 3, 2016). "Seahawks Place Linebacker Mike Morgan on Injured Reserve; Promote Linebacker Jordan Tripp From Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. 
  13. ^ Boyle, John (December 3, 2016). "Seahawks Activate Mike Morgan From Injured Reserve, Place Jordan Tripp On Injured Reserve". Seahawks.com. 
  14. ^ "Seahawks Waive LB Jordan Tripp From Injured Reserve With Settlement". December 9, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Packers sign LB Tripp". Packers.com. December 14, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Packers sign House, re-sign Tripp". Packers.com. March 15, 2017. 
  17. ^ "Packers announce roster moves to reduce roster to 53". Packers.com. September 2, 2017. 
  18. ^ Conway, Kelsey (September 5, 2017). "Falcons sign former Packers linebacker Jordan-Tripp, add Jamil Douglas to practice squad". AtlantaFalcons.com. 
  19. ^ Conway, Kelsey (October 31, 2017). "Falcons activate LaRoy Reynolds to active roster, place Jordan Tripp on injured reserve". AtlantaFalcons.com. 
  20. ^ For Montana’s Jordan Tripp, Football is All About Community and Family

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