Tedy Bruschi Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Aug, 2020
Facts of Tedy Bruschi
Date of Birth: 1973 , June-9
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Tedy Bruschi
Birth Name Tedy Lacap Bruschi
Nick Name Bru, Ice Cold
Father Anthony Bruschi, Sr.
Mother Juanita Lacap
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California, USA
Ethnicity Italian, Filipino
Profession Football Player, Football Analyst
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $12 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 112 kg
Married Yes
Married to Heidi Bomberger
Children 2
Education Roseville High School, University of Arizona
Books Never Give Up: My Stroke, My Recovery, and My Return to the NFL
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Tedy Bruschi is a retired American football inside linebacker who played in the NFL for the New England Patriots. Since retiring in 2009, Bruschi has been a football analyst for ESPN.  

When was Tedy Bruschi Born? What is his Height?

Tedy Bruschi was born Tedy Lacap Bruschi on June 9, 1973, the son of Anthony Bruschi, Sr., an Italian, and Juanita Lacap, who is of Filipino descent. He is 47 years old as of August 2020 and is billed as standing at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters). 

Bruschi was born and raised in San Francisco, California, and attended Roseville High School in Roseville, California. Bruschi is a graduate of the University of Arizona, class of 1996, with a Bachelor in Arts degree in communications. 

Career

Bruschi began playing football while in high school. A Varsity letterman in football, wrestling, and track and field, Bruschi played collegiate football at the University of Arizona, where he played for the Arizona Wildcats and was a two-time consensus All-American (in 1994 and 1995). He also won the 1995 Morris Trophy as the PAC-10’s best defensive lineman.     

Tedy Bruschi playing for the New England Patriots SOURCE: CBS New York

Bruschi was drafted in the third round and the 86th overall by the New England Patriots in the 1996 NBA draft. He played all thirteen seasons of his career with the Patriots including, seven of those with Bruschi as the defensive team captain. He was part of the Patriots lineup that won nine playoffs, eight division championships, five conference titles, and three Super Bowl championships (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX).

He was forced to take time off from the field following a stroke in 2005. He made a miraculous rehab and returned to the Patriots' lineup in time for the final leg of the 2005 NFL season. For his grit and determination, he was named the 2005 NFL Comeback Player of the Year and received the Ed Block Courage Award and the Maxwell Football Club’s Spirit Award.

He officially retired with the Patriots in August 2009.        

Post-Retirement Broadcast Career

A week into his retirement, Bruschi joined ESPN as a football analyst and serves in that capacity to this day. He is a regular on ESPN's coverage of the NFL including the Super Bowl and the NFL Draft.      

Bruschi's memoir, Never Give Up: My Stroke, My Recovery, and My Return to the NFL was released in 2007 and chronicles his 2005 stroke and how he made his comeback into NFL following the ordeal.   

Father of Three Sons with Wife Heidi Bomberger    

Tedy Bruschi has been married since June 27, 1997, to Heidi Bomberger.

Tedy Bruschi and his three sons SOURCE: Pinterest

They have three sons together: Rex Bruschi, Tedy Bruschi, Jr., and Dante Bruschi

Has a Net Worth of $12 Million

According to celebritynetworth.com, Tedy Bruschi has a net worth of $12 million. A three-time Super Bowl champion, Tedy Bruschi played in the NFL for 13 seasons with the New England Patriots. Even after retiring in 2009, Bruschi still remains s fixture of football as the resident analyst for ESPN's coverage of football. In that capacity, Bruschi has appeared on shows like NFL LiveSportsCenter, as well as on ESPN Radio.     

 

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