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Ross Tucker

Ross Tucker is an analyst on the YES Network's This Week in Football (TWIF) in-season NFL studio program. In addition to his TWIF duties, Tucker has provided color commentary for the network's Yale and Ivy League football packages the past few years.

The YES Network is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets. YES, which has earned 346 Emmy Award nominations and 80 Emmy Awards since its March 2002 launch, also televises original biography, studio and magazine programs, in addition to college sports.

Prior to joining YES, Tucker played seven years in the NFL as an offensive lineman for the Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, and New England Patriots. In addition to his work at YES, Tucker is a host of the Football Today podcast on, a host of both The Morning Kickoff and The Opening Drive on Sirius XM NFL Radio, and a game analyst and columnist for Sports USA. Beginning in the fall of 2011, Tucker also became the college football analyst for NBC Sports Talk on NBC Sports Network.

In 2007, Tucker co-founded Go Big Recruiting, LLC. Its Web site,, allows student-athletes to submit their profile information and athletic videos to colleges and universities online while receiving notification when the information has been reviewed.

Tucker was a four-year starter, two-time Academic All-American, and an All-Ivy League football player at Princeton, from which he graduated with a B.A. in Politics in 2001. He is a native of Wyomissing, PA.

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