Pro Highlights

  • Began the 2016 regular season on the Seattle's practice squad (Weeks 1-4), was then elevated to the Seahawks’ active roster, where he played in seven games (Weeks 6-12) before being placed on injured reserve and then released on Dec. 9. Signed with the Packers on Dec. 14 and saw action in the final two regular-season games and all three postseason contests.
  • Tied for the team lead with four special teams tackles for the Packers during the 2016 postseason.
  • Played in 12 games with one start for Jacksonville in 2015 and posted a team-high seven tackles on special teams.
  • Entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (No. 171 overall) with Miami in 2014, appearing in 13 games for the Dolphins as a rookie.

COLLEGE

Five-year letterman (2009-13) and two-year starter...Played in 54 career games with 36 starts, recording career totals of 335 tackles (115 solo) with 11 sacks, five forced fumbles, 29½ tackles for a loss and four quarterback pressures...Added five interceptions for 94 yards and a TD and deflected eight other passes...Registered 10 fumble recoveries with three TDs…Majored in business management…Senior season (2013): Served as a co-captain and started all 13 games at weakside linebacker...Consensus All-America and All-Big Sky Conference selection...Became the first defensive player in school history to compete in the Senior Bowl...Voted the recipient of the school’s Pat Norwood Award for Most Inspirational Player...Recorded a career-high 100 tackles (41 solo)…Added two sacks, 5½ tackles for a loss, a blocked kick, two passes defensed, three fumble recoveries (one returned for a TD) and three INTs for 14 yards in returns…Redshirt junior season (2012): Played in and started 11 games at weakside linebacker, receiving first-team All-Big Sky Conference accolades...Recipient of school’s Tony Barbour Award for player who “best exemplifies the values and work ethic of Grizzly football”...Chosen to wear school’s legacy number 37 (a tradition that started in 1987)...Recorded 95 tackles (26 solo), 13½ tackles for a loss, 5½ sacks, two QB pressures, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, which he returned for a TD…Junior season (2011): Started the first three games at strongside linebacker before injuring his shoulder and missing the rest of the year...Was granted a medical redshirt…Recorded 18 tackles (six solo) with a fumble recovery and 1½ tackles for a loss…Sophomore season (2010): Played in 11 games with nine starts and earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference recognition...Recorded 99 tackles (36 solo), nine tackles for a loss, 3½ sacks, three fumble recoveries and three passes defensed...Freshman season (2009): Played in all 14 games, registering 23 tackles (six solo) and two fumble recoveries (one he recovered for a touchdown).

PERSONAL

Given name Jordan Lee Tripp...Born in Missoula, Mont. ...Was a third-generation football player at Montana as his father, Bryan, lettered from 1989-90, and grandfather, Gene Jr., lettered from 1963-64…High school: Attended Sky High School in Missoula, Mont. ...Recorded 72 tackles with 12 sacks as a senior...Named as a Class AA all-state and all-conference selection as a senior...Also lettered in track, participating in the 100- and 400-meter events, the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, and the pole vault...Community involvement: Has participated in NFL Play 60 events and been an instructor at youth football camps...Residence: Green Bay, Wis.