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Chad Clifton is a tackle for the Green Bay Packers. His large size makes him an asset on the Packers roster.
Jeffrey Chad Clifton was born in Martin, Tennessee on June 26, 1976. He attended Westview High School in Martin, Tennessee. While in high school he lettered four times in football. During his senior year he was named All-American.
Chad Clifton went to college at the University of Tennessee. At Tennessee he started one season at right tackle and three at left tackle. Chad Clifton was a two-time All-Southeastern Conference selection and a second-team All-American his senior year.
Chad Clifton was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. During Clifton’s first year with the Green Bay Packers he became the starting left tackle and still holds that position. On November 24 Chad Clifton suffered a severe pelvic injury after getting hit by Tampa Bay Bucs Warren Sapp. Warren Sapp received harsh criticism because he hit Clifton after an interception and Clifton was far from the play. Chad Clifton returned in 2003 to start all 16 regular season game and two more in the playoffs. In 2008, Clifton attended his first Pro Bowl because he replaced Seattle Seahawks Walter Jones.
In 2009, Chad Clifton endured two surgeries in the off-season and came back in fighting form. His line was ranked sixth for total yards. He started 12 games as a left tackle and was part of the playoff game and a Pro Bowl pick as alternate. After the 2009/10 season, Clifton signed a 3 year contract with the Packers worth $20 million.
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