Andrew Van Ginkel plays linebacker for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League. He is 110 kg and 1.93 m tall. At Rock Valley Community High School, Heath was the quarterback for the football team. He did not attend any recruiting camps after his last high school football season and did not get the attention of many prestigious colleges.
At the University of South Dakota, where he began his college career, he played defensive end. He stopped football after one season and enrolled in Iowa Western Community College. At Iowa Western, he continued to play defensive end. After moving to the University of Wisconsin, he played linebacker for the Wisconsin Badgers football team for two seasons.
Van Ginkel was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was placed on injured reserve in September of this year. He went into operation on November 20, 2019. In a contest against the Los Angeles Rams in November 2020, he recovered a fumble that Jared Goff had lost and returned it for a touchdown. The Los Angeles Rams lost 28-17 as a result of his score 78 yards later. This was the second-longest fumble return in Dolphins team history. In the 20-13 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 11 he forced a fumble on running back Melvin Gordon at the goal line. The Dolphins recovered it.
When did Andrew Van Ginkel get drafted?
Andrew Van Ginkel was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 5th round of the 2019 NFL Draft.