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Justin Kurpeikis

Born: Jul 17, 1977

Birthplace: Allegheny County

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Justin Kurpeikis

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1977
Birth Place : Allegheny County

Justin William Kurpeikis is an American football player whose played for four NFL teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, and the Hamburg Sea Devils of Germany. Kurpeikis played collegiately at Penn State University, finishing his career with 172 tackles, 17 sacks and 43 stops for losses. He also twice earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and was a 2000 All-Big Ten Conference first-team choice. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2001, and played sparingly the next 3 seasons, but did see action in the 2001 AFC Championship Game. Kurpeikis spent the 2004 and 2005 NFL seasons with the New England Patriots, appearing in 5 games. He spent the 2006 NFL season as a member of the Cleveland Browns practice squad. Kurpeikis began 2007 as a member of NFL Europa's Hamburg Sea Devils, before signing as a free agent with the Detroit Lions on August 9, 2007. Kurpeikis attended Pittsburgh’s Central Catholic High School where he was a high-school All-America linebacker selection. He was also a standout sprinter and shot putter on the track team.


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