Todd Perry

Todd Perry (born November 28, 1970 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) is a former American football guard in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kentucky (1989–92). He played high school football at North Hardin High School and was inducted into the North Hardin Trojan Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007.

Perry played eight seasons with the Bears and three with the Miami Dolphins.

Perry played for head coach Bill Curry at Kentucky before an 11-year career as an NFL offensive lineman with the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins.

He joined the Georgia State staff in 2009 and spent two seasons coaching the running backs.
Before coming to Georgia State, Perry spent three seasons following his retirement from the NFL coaching on the high school level, working with the junior varsity programs at Alpharetta and Milton High Schools in metro Atlanta.

A native of Elizabethtown, Ky., Perry was an all-Southeastern Conference guard for Kentucky in 1992. He lettered four years for the Wildcats and was named the team’s outstanding offensive lineman his junior and senior seasons.

He was selected in the fourth round of the 1993 NFL draft by the Bears, for whom he played eight seasons (1993-2000), including six years as a starter. He received the team’s Brian Piccolo Award as an outstanding rookie in 1993.

Perry, who started a total of 144 NFL games, concluded his career with three seasons (2001-03) in Miami, where he was a member of an offensive line that blocked for NFL rushing leader Ricky Williams in 2002.

A three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll, Perry earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Kentucky in 1993.

He and his wife, Heidi, have three children: Tyler, Alexandra and Kiley.

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