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Rosevelt Colvin is a National Football League linebacker for the New England Patriots. He was born on September 5, 1977. In addition to playing in the NFL he is the owner of two UPS stores in Indianapolis, Illinois.
In 1999 the Chicago Bears drafted Colvin in the forth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played with the Bears for four seasons before he became a free agent (2003) and signed with the New England Patriots. In the second week of the 2003 regular season Colvin suffered a severe hip injury that threatened to end his football career. He had an amazing recovery however and returned the following season and helped the Patriots win a third Super Bowl (XXXIX) vs the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2005 and 2006 Colvin was a consistent pass rusher and starter in the Patriots linebacker corps.