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Aaron Wardrip

Federal Way 49ers, Snohomish Co. Vikings, Puget Sound Jets, Eastside Hawks



For nearly a decade, Aaron Wardrip played linebacker, and during that time frame he was selected as one of the best linebackers in the Northwest eight times.  He also earned National recognition as an All-American in four consecutive years from 2001-2004.

Wardip also holds the NWFL record for most tackles in a single game with 20 during the 2001 season.

A naturally powerful athlete, Aaron was a State Champion wrestler in high school his senior year (1993), and following his outstanding career in minor league football, he went back to his roots taking on the world of Mixed Martial Arts in the local Tacoma area.  He retired 2-0 in competition.

Honors Earned:

2004 Eastside Hawks 1st Team All NAFL All NWFL

2004 Eastside Hawks 2nd Team All American (NFE)

2003 Eastside Hawks; 1st Team All-NWFL All NAFL

2003 Eastside Hawks; 3rd Team All American (NFE)

2002 Puget Sound Jets, Hon Men All American (AFA)

2002 Puget Sound Jets, 1st Team All American (NFE)

2001 Puget Sound Jets 1st Team All-NWFL

2001 AFA 1st Team All American

2001 NFE 1st Team All American

2001 - 20 tackles in a game (NWFL record)

2000 Puget Sound Jets 1st Team All-NWFL; NWFL Defensive MVP

1999 Snohomish County Vikings 2nd Team All-NWFL

1997 Federal Way Jets, 2nd Team All-NWFL

1996 Federal Way 49ers 1st Team All-NWFL



Thomas Jefferson High School 1992 Defensive Lineman of the Year

1993 3A State Wrestling Champion

2008 MMA fighter (2-0)