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Eric Hipple Biography
Eric Hipple was born September 16, 1957, in Lubbock, Texasand is a former professional football player who was selected by the DetroitLions in the fourth round of the 1980 NFL Draft. A 6'2, 198 lbs.quarterback from Utah State, Hipple played in 9 NFL seasons for the Lions from19801986 and 1988-1989. His best year as a pro came during the 1985 seasonwhen he threw seventeen touchdown passes.
As a result of the suicide in 2000 of Hipple's fifteen-year-old son, Hipple isinvolved in educating people about the dangers of depression. Hipple travelsthe country and gives speeches to High Schools, Youth Groups, U.S. Military andCorporations on suicide prevention and Mental Illness. In this role, he is theOutreach Coordinator of the Depression Center of the University of Michigan atAnn Arbor.
Hipples book, Real Men Do Cry, which discusses Hipple'splaying career with the Lions, his bouts with depression and details thewarning signs of teens who have committed suicide, was published in 2009.
Eric Hipple disarmed a man wielding a knife at a 2005 partyin Michigan. He may have saved several lives as a result, according to police.
Eric Hipple received a bachelor's of science in BusinessAdministration from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah StateUniversity.
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