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Andre Tippett

Defensive End

Andre Bernard Tippett Sr.

Inducted 2021

Date of Birth



Birmingham, AL


University of Iowa (1979-1981)


Andre Tippett terrorized Big Ten offenses from 1979 through 1981. He led Iowa to their first conference title in over two decades. As a senior, Tippett set the Iowa single-season record for tackles for loss yardage with 153 yards on 20 tackles for loss. He helped the 1981 team finish with a No. 18 national ranking and an 8-4 record, ending a streak of 11 non-winning seasons. Iowa's 1981 Big Ten title helped them earn a berth to the 1982 Rose Bowl, the first time since 1958.


Height 6'4"

Weight 235

Career Highlights

  • 1981 All-Conference
  • 1981 Consensus All-America
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