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Justin Tuck

Justin Lee Tuck (born March 29, 1983) is an American football defensive end for New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football at Notre Dame. His cousin Adalius Thomas was also a former professional football player. On January 17, 2008, Tuck was rewarded with a contract extension with the Giants. Justin Tuck played high school football in Alabama at Central Coosa County. Growing up, Tuck's favorite football teams were the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys, but his favorite sport was basketball. Although he began playing football in the seventh grade, Justin only began to take it seriously in his freshman year of high school where he originally started out as a quarterback before changing positions to tight end and defensive end. His accolades include earning Alabama Class 4A Player of the Year as a senior in 2000, as well as lettering in football at both linebacker and tight end. For his career at Central-Coosa, Tuck recorded 492 tackles with 37 sacks, 26 forced fumbles, and 17 fumble recoveries. As a tight end, Tuck had 115 catches for 2,106 yards and 17 touchdowns. Subsequently, Tuck also won two state championships as a member of the high

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Justin Tuck -- Praying for Families of Flight 370

Justin Tuck
Praying for Families of Flight 370

With officials announcing that Flight 370 "ended in the pacific ocean" ... several athletes are offering their thoughts and prayers to the families who lost loved ones in the crash. NFL star… READ MORE >

NY Giants Star Tackles Tornado Relief In Alabama

NY Giants Star Tackles Tornado Relief In Alabama

New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck didn't just cut a check to help out with tornado relief in his home state of Alabama -- he put his 6'5", 275lb body to work!Tuck went down to Tuscaloosa a… READ MORE >

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Justin Tuck -- Don't Worry Giants Fans, He'll Play

Justin Tuck -- Don't Worry Giants Fans, He'll Play

The New York Giants season is on the line tomorrow ... and TMZ has learned they will have their defensive star Justin Tuck when they take on the Washington Redskins. As TMZ first reported, Tuck… READ MORE >

- 1337 days ago
NY Giants Star Involved in SUV Accident

NY Giants Star Involved in SUV Accident

New York Giants football star Justin Tuck was involved in a minor SUV accident in Teaneck, NJ Friday night ... TMZ has learned. We're told the accident occurred around 8:30 PM ET on Route 4.… READ MORE >

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