Wilfork is recognized as one of the best defensive linemen in team history. He played 11 of his 13 seasons for the Patriots and helped bring two Super Bowl Championships to New England with victories in Super Bowls XXXIX and XLIX. The Patriots drafted Wilfork 21st overall out of the University of Miami (Fla.) in 2004. He played in 158 games in New England with 148 starts while helping the Patriots to a 123-35 (.778) record as a force on the defensive line. He played in 21 playoff games, including six AFC Championship Games and four Super Bowls during his Pats tenure. The seven-time team captain earned five Pro Bowl selections and four All Pro honors. The Patriots finished in the top 10 in league defense eight times during his career.

Selected to the Patriots 2000s and 2010s All-Decade Team

A member of the Patriots 50th Anniversary Team

Two-time Super Bowl Champion

Associated Press All-Pro in 2012 (first team) and 2007, 2010, and 2011 (second team)

Five Pro Bowl selections

Number: 75
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6-2
Weight: 325

College: Miami (Fla.)
Seasons with the Patriots (11): 2004-2014
Inducted: 2022