Jeff Hatch
No. 76     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-09-28) September 28, 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth: Annapolis, Maryland
Career information
College: Penn
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants (20022003)
Career highlights and awards
Games played     4
Games started     4
Seasons     3
Stats at

Jeffrey P. Hatch (born September 28, 1979)[1] is a former American football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons between 2002 and 2005. He was on the rosters of the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, starting in four games for the Giants in 2003.[2] He played his college football at the University of Pennsylvania, and was named a Division I-AA All-American in 2001.[3] The Giants selected Hatch during the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft with the 78th overall pick.[4]

Hatch starred in two documentaries; ESPN's Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL, and CNN/SI's, Goal To Go.[citation needed] Hatch is also a noted artist, having shown and sold his paintings and photographs around the country.[citation needed] He has also spent time acting and doing stunt work in Hollywood, with notable roles in the Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds led R.I.P.D., as well as the lead role in a mid-level independent film, Brutal.[citation needed]

According to Politico in a July 22, 2019, article, Hatch (who was working with an opioid addiction treatment center in southern New Hampshire) pleaded guilty to a drug charge on July 19, 2019, and was under a plea deal to serve four years in prison.[5]


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