Luke Petitgout

Luke Petitgout
No. 77
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-06-16) June 16, 1976
Place of birth: Milford, Delaware
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 117
Games Started: 110
Player stats at

Lucas George Petitgout (born June 16, 1976) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants 19th overall in the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Petitgout also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played a total of 9 seasons in the NFL.

Early years

Petitgout attended Sussex Central High School in Georgetown, Delaware, where he played defensive line and tight end for the football team.

College career

Petitgout attended the University of Notre Dame and was a letterman in football. In football, as a senior, he was a Football News All-Independent first team selection, and registered 74 knockdown blocks.

Professional career

New York Giants

The New York Giants picked Petitgout in the first round in the 1999 NFL Draft, the 19th pick overall.

Thrust into a starting role immediately upon being drafted, Petitgout played left guard and right tackle before settling as the Giants' left tackle in 2002. He was bothered by back problems in 2003 and 2004. He broke his leg midway through the 2006 season. On February 12, 2007, he was released by the Giants.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Petitgout signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in March 2007. Petitgout started out the 2007 season as the Buccaneers' starter at left tackle, but tore his ACL in week 4 against the Carolina Panthers. This injury led to Petitgout being placed on injured reserve, ending his 2007 season. The Bucs released him on August 16, 2008.

Personal life

Petitgout was sentenced to jail on December 19, 2015 for 30 days for harassing his ex-wife.[1][2]


  1. "CBS sports". CBS Sports. December 19, 2015.
  2. Smith, David (December 19, 2015). "Ex-Giant Luke Petitgout sentenced to 30 days in jail".
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