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Rick Lovato

Long Snapper (LS) #45 Philadelphia Eagles
Birthday September 09, 1992
Age 31 years
Height 6' 2''
Weight 249 lbs
College Old Dominion
Draft Year

Rick Lovato is a football long-snapper for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2015, however, he didn’t play for them in the NFL.

Lovato was born on September 9, 1992, in Neptune Township, New Jersey to parents Rick and Maureen Lovato. He started playing football in his high school days. Lovato started long snapping in his freshman year at Middletown High School South in New Jersey.

Rick is married to Jordan Britt Lovato. The now husband and wife tied the knot on February 19, 2022, at Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The couple don’t share any children.

Talking about Rick and Jordan’s first meet, the duo met on Bumble. After having a conversation for some time, they went on a date in 2017. Not long after that, they fell in love and as they say, rest is the history.

Career Highlights

  • Rick Lovato played college football from 2011 to 2014 for the Old Dominion Monarchs.
  • He played all 50 matches as the long-snapper for the Monarchs.
  • He went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft and was later picked by the Chicago Bears as a free agent.
  • He signed a deal with the Bears on May 3, 2015, however, he was released on August 30.
  • Green Bay Packers signed Lovato on December 22, 2015, after their regular long snapper Brett Goode suffered a season-ending knee injury.
  • He played two games with the Packers before he was released on September 3, 2016.
  • On November 19, 2016, Lovato signed with the Washington Redskins (now Commanders). He was released on November 29.
  • Lovato signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on December 12, 2016.
  • He got the long snapping job for the Eagles in 2017 after the Eagles traded away Dorenbos.
  • He won his first Super Bowl with the Eagles in the 2017 season.
  • Rick signed a four-year contract extension with the Eagles through the 2024 season on November 19, 2019.
  • He was voted into the Pro Bowl on December 17, 2019.
  • In the 2022 season, Lovato reached his second career Super Bowl, however, they lost 38-35 to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2023 Philadelphia Eagles 1
2022 Philadelphia Eagles 17 1 1 0 0 0 0
2021 Philadelphia Eagles 17 2 2 0 0 0 0
2020 Philadelphia Eagles 16 1 1 0 0 0 0
2019 Philadelphia Eagles 16 3 3 0 0 0 0
2018 Philadelphia Eagles 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Philadelphia Eagles 16 3 3 0 0 0 0
2016 Philadelphia Eagles 3
2016 Washington Commanders 2
2015 Green Bay Packers 2
TOTAL 106 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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