Meet Mrs. Denise Garoppolo! She is beautiful and wonderful mother of NFL player Jimmy Garappolo, aka Jimmy G, the outstanding quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who previously played for the New England Patriots.
Prior to the NFL Denise’s son played as an outside linebacker while at Rolling Meadows High School in Illinois where he graduated in 2010. Later, he enrolled in Eastern Illinois University and played for the Panthers from 2010-2013. As a senior at Eastern Illinois, Garoppolo passed for 5,050 yards and 53 touchdowns. Denise’s boy also won the Walter Payton award as the most outstanding player in Division I football during his senior year in 2013. He has previously won the All-Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer Award.
Following a standout collegiate career with the Eastern Illinois Panthers, he was selected in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots –winning Super Bowls XLIX and LI with the Patriots.
The Patriots traded Jimmy on October 31, 2017, to the San Francisco 49ers, in exchange for the second-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. He made his debut with the 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks in week 12.