Andy Gregory Dalton is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. Nicknamed “The Red Rifle”, Dalton was previously a member of the Cincinnati Bengals and Dallas Cowboys.
Andy Dalton: College, Beard, Nickname, Wife, Parents
He played college football at TCU, where he became the school’s leader in quarterback wins and won the 2011 Rose Bowl. Dalton played his first nine seasons for the Bengals, who selected him in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Veteran quarterback Andy Dalton showed up to his first training camp with the Chicago Bears sporting a full beard, and for one reason or another, people seemed to respond.
When Dalton fielded questions from the media on July 27, a still image of his interview made the rounds courtesy of Reddit user Apathi, who observed of Dalton’s look: “The Red Rifle looking like a post-apocalyptic version of himself, and it’s badass.”
Now that Andy Dalton is starting with the Cowboys, you’ll probably see his Red Rifle nickname get brought up either on a television broadcast, or on social media. But the veteran quarterback actually doesn’t like that nickname.
Andrew Gregory Dalton (born October 29, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL).
Dalton played his first nine seasons for the Bengals, who selected him in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft.