Tedy Bruschi Bio
Tedy Lacap Bruschi is a former professional American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. He played college football for the University of Arizona, and was a two-time consensus All-American. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and played his entire professional career with the Patriots. Bruschi won three Super Bowls and was a two-time All-Pro selection.
— Darijan Briški (@rajvosa7) July 6, 2019
Tedy Bruschi Age
He is 46 years old
Tedy Bruschi Early years
Bruschi was born in San Francisco, California. His paternal grandparents were from Bedonia in Italy (specifically, the frazione of Bruschi di Sopra, while his mother is of Filipino ancestry. He attended Roseville High School in Roseville, California, where he lettered in high school football, wrestling and track and field (shot put). He was an all-conference selection as a defensive tackle for the Roseville Tigers.
Tedy Bruschi College career
Bruschi attended the University of Arizona, where he played for the Arizona Wildcats football team from 1991 to 1995. In his four-year college career, he compiled 185 total tackles (137 solos), with 74 tackles for losses, six fumbles and recovered five others and tied the NCAA Division I-A sack record with 52 sacks. He was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American in 1994 and 1995, and won the 1995 Morris Trophy as the Pacific-10 Conference’s best defensive lineman.
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— Stormin Norman (@StorminNorman61) July 6, 2019
In 1991, he missed the first three games of the season due to a pinched nerve in his neck. He returned and started two games as a true freshman, but suffered a broken left thumb and was redshirted. In 1992, he played strongside outside linebacker prior to his transition to the defensive line in 1993 and started just one of 12 games and still managed to post 4.5 sacks for the season. In 1993, he earned second-team All-America honors after setting a school record with 19 sacks as a sophomore, received first-team All-Pac-10 honors, and was named the Wildcats’ most valuable player. His 27.5 tackles for losses and 19 sacks in 1993 were each career highs. In 1994, he was one of four finalists for the Lombardi Award and again was a first-team All-Pac-10 selection. He totaled 39 tackles, including 10 sacks and 15 tackles for losses. In 1995, he totaled 60 tackles (48 solos), including 18.5 sacks and 22.5 tackles for losses. Bruschi was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2013.
Tedy Bruschi Education
He earned his bachelor’s degree in communications at the University of Arizona.
Tedy Bruschi Ethnicity
Bruschi is of Filipino and Italian descent. An accomplished saxophonist,
Tedy Bruschi Parents
Bruschi is one of three children of Anthony Sr. and Juanita. His stepfather, Ron Sandys, was a professional tennis player.
Tedy Bruschi Wife
He married his wife Heidi Bomberger Bruschi in June of 1997. The couple met as athletes at the University of Arizona.
Tedy Bruschi Children
Tedy and his wife Heidi are the parents of their 3 sons, Tedy Bruschi Jr., Rex Bruschi and Dante Bruschi.
Tedy Bruschi Net Worth
Tedy Bruschi’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million.
Tedy Bruschi Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Tedy Bruschi Writing, Books
In 2007 Bruschi wrote Never Give Up: My Stroke, My Recovery, and My Return to the NFL, a book about his experience with his stroke and his recovery. In his memoir, Bruschi speaks with candor about how his family confronted the reality of his life-threatening affliction, of his initial plans to retire from the NFL, and of the moment he told his wife he was ready to return to football, earning him a share of the Comeback Player of the Year Award and the Patriots recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.
Tedy Bruschi NFL
In 2007 Bruschi was named to NFL.com’s All-Interview Team for accessibility to the media. In 2006, he won the Senator Paul E. Tsongas Award for Exemplary Public Service. In 2005, he was the Associated Press NFL Co-Comeback Player of the Year and was voted the Ed Block Courage Award, the Maxwell Football Club’s Spirit Award and the AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 8) and NFL.com’s All-Interview Team as well as USA Today’s All-Joe Team. In 2004, he made the AFC Pro Bowl and Second-Team Associated Press All-Pro and was on NFL.com’s All-Interview Team.
In 2012, Bruschi ran in the Boston Marathon, wearing bib number 21677. He finished in a time of 5 hours, 26 minutes, 2 seconds.
In 2019, Bruschi again ran in the Boston Marathon, this time in bib number 5454. Bruschi and seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson (bib number 4848) were both given four-digit bibs featuring their squad numbers repeated. Bruschi finished with a time of 4 hours, 35 minutes, 30 seconds.
Tedy Bruschi Second Stroke
Former NFL star Tedy Bruschi recovering after second stroke | Fox News https://t.co/obTy7tsEsn
— Helen Ann (@HelenAnn16) July 6, 2019
On July 5, 2019, it was reported through his foundation, Tedy’s Team, that Bruschi had suffered a second stroke.
Bruschi suffered a mild stroke in February 2005, just weeks after he and the Patriots had defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX, but he recovered and played in nine games during the 2005 NFL season.
Bruschi founded Tedy’s Team in 2005 to raise awareness of stroke and heart disease (after his first stroke, doctors discovered that Bruschi had a hole in his heart that contributed to the stroke).
— PatriotsTalkLine (@PatriotTalkLine) July 6, 2019
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Tedy Bruschi, the previous New England Patriots linebacker and contemporary ESPN commentator, is recuperating after suffering a stroke on Thursday
- according to a statement launched via his family, Bruschi ‘diagnosed his warning signs and symptoms without delay: arm weak spot, face drooping and speech problems’
- The statement goes on to mention that Bruschi is ‘recuperating properly’
- Bruschi, 46, previously suffered a stroke in 2005 – three days after gambling in New England’s great Bowl XXXIX win over the Philadelphia Eagles
- After announcing he would step away from football, Bruschi returned in October of the subsequent season to report a group-high 112 tackles. He retired in 2008
- Bruschi recently released a strolling membership that increases the budget and focuses for the Yankee Stroke affiliation – a division of the American coronary heart association
- Bruschi’s 2d stroke is described as a ‘brief ischemic attack,’ that is ‘like a stroke, generating similar signs, but typically lasting only some minutes’