Tedy Lacap Bruschi (pronounced /ˈbruːski/; born June 9, 1973 in San Francisco, California) is a former professional American football linebacker. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona.
A 13-year veteran of the NFL, Bruschi played his entire career with the Patriots and has won three Super Bowl rings; he has played on five of the six Patriots teams to reach the Super Bowl.
Bruschi attended Roseville High School in Roseville, California, where he lettered in football, wrestling, and track and field. In football, he was twice named an All-Conference selection, an All-Metro selection, and an All-Northern California honoree.