Position: Defensive Backs
Coby Tippett is an FBU alumnus who was named an Eastbay All-American in addition to attending multiple Football University Camps and competing at Top Gun.
Tippett dominated at Xaverian Brothers High School HS. He was named ESPNBoston Mr. Football as a senior and helped the Hawks to back-to-back MIAA Division I state championships. Played one year at Cheshire Academy and helped the Cats to an 8-2 record and the NEPSAC Wayne Sanborn Bowl championship. He was named to the Class A All-New England team.
Tippett went on to play at Towson University, earning All-CAA Third Team honors at safety. He then closed his career at URI. While at URI, he earned two CAA Football All-Conference honors, making the first team as a punt returner and the third team as a safety.
Coby signed with New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2022.
2021 CAA Football All-Conference First Team punt returner
2021 CAA Football All-Conference Third Team safety
2021 CAA Football Chuck Boone Leadership Award finalist
2020 All-CAA Football All-Conference Second Team
2019 All-CAA Football All-Conference Third Team
CAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week (9/13/2021)
CAA Football Defensive Player of the Week (3/22/2021)