Louis Riddick

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Louis “JackRabbit” Riddick
No. 26, 42, 29, 41
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1969-03-15) March 15, 1969 (age 52)
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Perkasie (PA) Pennridge
College:Pittsburgh
NFL Draft:1991 / Round: 9 / Pick: 248
Career history
As a player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As an executive:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:172
Sacks:2
Safeties:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Louis Angelo Riddick (born March 15, 1969) aka JackRabbitt” is an American football broadcaster and former player (safety position) who played in the NFL from 1991 to 1998. His brother, Robb Riddick, was a running back with the Buffalo Bills for eight seasons. His cousins, Will Lewis and Tim Lewis, also played in the NFL and currently hold management positions for professional football teams. He is currently an analyst for ESPN on Monday Night Football alongside Steve Levy and Brian Griese.[1]

Playing career

Riddick played college football at Pittsburgh. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the ninth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He also played for the Sacramento Surge, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, and Orlando Rage in his playing career.

Post-playing career

After his playing career ended, Riddick became a pro scout for the Washington Redskins for four years before being promoted to Director of Pro Personnel. He was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as a pro scout in 2008. He was promoted to Director of Pro Personnel on February 3, 2010.[2]

Riddick later joined ESPN as an analyst.[3] In 2020, he became an announcer for ESPN's coverage of Monday Night Football.[4]

In December 2020, various sources reported Riddick was being interviewed for the GM vacancies for both the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Look: ESPN MNF Crew Wearing A Special Look In Booth Tonight". The Spun. September 21, 2020. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
  2. ^ Kent, Bob (February 3, 2010). "Promotions In Player Personnel Staff". Philadelphiaeagles.com. Retrieved 2010-02-03.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Dusty and Cam 1080 interview". KFXX (AM). Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Steve Levy, Louis Riddick and Brian Griese named as new MNF crew". ESPN.com. ESPN. August 17, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  5. ^ "Louis Riddick interviewing for Texans, Lions GM jobs this week". nfl.com. NFL. December 16, 2020. Retrieved December 17, 2020.

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