2017 NFL Draft

Chris Galippo, ILB

School: Southern California  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Corona, CA
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 241 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2011 Season
12 games played...47 total tackles/21 solo...3.5 tackles for loss...1.5 sacks...1 interception...5 passes broken up in 2011.
2010 Season
Galippo started the second half of his 2010 junior season and also was a key special teams performer. Overall in 2010 while appearing in all 13 games, he had 29 tackles, including 2 for losses (with 1 sack), plus 2 interceptions and a team-high 3 forced fumbles. He started 7 games, including 2 (Californa, Oregon) at weakside linebacker and the final 5 (Arizona State, Arizona, Oregon State, Notre Dame, UCLA) at middle linebacker. He made 2010 All-Pac-10 honorable mention. He also won USC's Special Teams Player of the Year Award.
2009 Season
Started all season at middle linebacker as a sophomore in 2009. Overall in 2009 while appearing in all 13 games, he had 70 tackles (third on USC), including 8 for losses (with 1.5 sacks), plus he had 2 interceptions (returned for 63 yards), 2 forced fumbles and 6 deflections. He was a semifinalist for the 2009 Butkus Award and made CollegeFootballNews.com Sophomore All-American first team, All-Pac-10 honorable mention and Phil Steele's All-Pac-10 third team. He had a game-best 9 tackles (3 for a loss, with 0.5 sack) and a forced fumble against San Jose State, then had 5 stops and returned an interception 51 yards on the game's third play to set up a USC TD at Ohio State. He led USC with 8 tackles (1 for a loss) and had a deflection at Washington, added 5 tackles against Washington State and 5 tackles (with a sack) and 3 deflections at California. He had 9 tackles at Notre Dame, 7 tackles against Oregon State, 3 tackles (0.5 for a loss) at Oregon and 2 tackles (1 for a loss) and returned an interception 12 yards at Arizona State. He had 7 tackles (including 0.5 for a loss) and forced a fumble that USC recovered against Stanford, 5 tackles (1 for a loss) and 1 deflection against UCLA, 2 tackles and a deflection against Arizona and 3 tackles against Boston College.
2008 Season
Served as the backup middle linebacker as a redshirt freshman in 2008. Overall while appearing in 10 games (all but Virginia, Ohio State and Oregon State), he made 12 tackles, including 2 for losses of 3 yards, plus had a deflection and an interception that he returned 50 yards. He had 4 tackles (1.5 for losses) at Washington State and 2 stops each against Arizona State, Washington (with the interception, which set up a USC TD) and Stanford. He missed the season's first 3 games while recuperating after having surgery on a herniated disk in his back in the summer prior to the 2008 season.
High School
2006 honors included USA Today All-USA first team, Parade All-American, EA Sports All-American first team, Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Scout.com All-American, Lemming All-American, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star 100, Rivals.com 100, Super Prep All-Farwest Defensive MVP, Prep Star All-West, Scout.com All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100, Cal- Hi Sports All-State first team, All-CIF Pac-5 Division first team, Los Angeles Times All-Star first team, Orange County Register All-Orange County Defensive MVP, U.S. Army All-American Bowl MVP and All-Trinity League Co-MVP as a senior at Servite High in Anaheim (Calif.). He had 98 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 7 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 5 blocked field goals, 3 deflections and 1 interception as a linebacker and had 354 rushing yards on 48 carries (7.4 avg.) with 3 TDs and caught 25 passes for 297 yards (11.9 avg.) with 3 TDs on offense...As a junior in 2005, he made the All-CIF Division I first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, Orange County Register All-Orange County Defensive MVP and All-Serra League Co-Defensive MVP while recording 161 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 6 sacks and 4 blocked punts on defense and catching 22 passes for 380 yards (17.3 avg.) with 5 TDs on offense...He had 69 tackles as a sophomore in 2004 when he made Student Sports Sophomore All-American and Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team.
Injury Report
2007: Took a medical redshirt after suffering a back injury three games into the season. Has undergone two back surgeries.

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