|Date of birth:October 16, 1987|
|Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New England Patriots ( 2011–2013)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jeff Tarpinian (born October 16, 1987) is an Armenian-American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Iowa.
He was named 2005 Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year. He was selected to the first team all-state and all-conference in his senior season. He was an honorable mention all-state in both his sophomore and junior season along with the second team all-conference as a junior season.
He was named to the Academic all-Big Ten in both his Freshman and Sophomore seasons.