Jay Hilgenberg
No. 63     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-03-21) March 21, 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth: Iowa City, Iowa
Career information
College: Iowa
Undrafted in 1981
Debuted in 1981 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1993 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played     188
Games started     188
Fumble recoveries     4
Stats at NFL.com

Jay Walter Hilgenberg (born March 21, 1959) is a former American football player in the NFL. He played center for the Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns and the New Orleans Saints from 1981 to 1993.

Football career[edit | edit source]

Hilgenberg attended the University of Iowa in the late 1970s.[1] He started in the NFL's Pro Bowl seven times. He was a member of the winning team in Super Bowl XX as a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears as well as their Division Champion teams from 1984–88 and 1990.

He has been a nominee for induction onto the Pro Football Hall of Fame.[2][3][4] Hilgenberg is currently a game analyst for WBBM-AM Radio in Chicago and the Bears Radio Network.

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