Eric Hipple

Eric Ellsworth Hipple is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round of the 1980 NFL Draft. A quarterback from Utah State, Hipple played in ten NFL seasons for the Lions in the 1980’s. As a result of his fifteen-year-old son’s suicide in 2000, Hipple chose to dedicate his life to educating people around the world about the dangers of depression and the potential for empowerment and mental wellness through knowledge on the topic.