Jimmy Garoppolo is an American footballer. He plays as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He also played college football at Eastern Illinois.

Garoppolo was selected in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots and spent his first four seasons as Tom Brady’s backup.

Throughout his career, he has played for only two NFL teams. He played for New England Patriots (2014–2017) before the was traded to the San Francisco 49ers (2017–present).

Garoppolo was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois, on November 2, 1991. He is the third of his parent’s four sons.

Garoppolo played football for the Eastern Illinois Panthers from 2010 to 2013. During his high school career, he won the Walter Payton Award as a senior and set the school records for career passing yards and passing touchdowns.

Is Jimmy Garoppolo Italian?

Yes, Jimmy Garoppolo is an Italian. Although he was born in America, his father is Italian.

He is from a “tight-knit, big Italian family.” His paternal grandparents, Anthony and Rose Garoppolo were both Italian immigrants,

His maternal grandparents, Theodore J. Malec and Harriet D. Seidel were of Polish and German descent, respectively.


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