Rosevelt Colvin Rosevelt Colvin, III (born September 5, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an NFL linebacker with the New England Patriots.
Colvin attended Broad Ripple High School (same high school attended by David Letterman) in Indianapolis. As a senior, in football, he was a first-team All-State pick, an All Marion County Player, an All-Metro player and the Indianapolis News Defensive Player of the Year after having a school-record 219 tackles (126 solo tackles, 93 assisted tackles). As a junior, in football, he had been a second-team All-State pick. He also was an excellent basketball player, averaging 14.4 points and 15 rebounds per game as a senior. Also an excellent student, he was a member of the National Honor Society, a Honor Roll member for three years, and graduated in the top nine percent of his class.
Colvin played at Purdue University. After playing for the Chicago Bears, Colvin was picked up by the New England Patriots, where he is presently.