Blaine Elwood Bishop, born July 24, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a former professional American football safety in the National Football League.
Bishop attended and played at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, IN. He then attended and played college football at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Bishop was drafted in the eighth round (214 overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. Bishop went on to have a successful NFL career, earning Pro Bowl status four times in 1995, 1996, 1997, and 2000. He was also a three time All-Pro selection, in 1995, 1996, and 2000. Bishop was widely recognized as the NFL’s premier hitting safety during his tenure with the Oilers/Tennessee Titans. In 2002, he replaced Damon Moore as the starting strong-side safety with the Philadelphia Eagles, forming a tandem with free safety Brian Dawkins.
Shortly after retiring from his playing career, Bishop worked briefly at WTVF “NewsChannel 5” in Nashville, TN providing sports commentary, usually as part of Titans post-game coverage. He currently co-hosts a radio show in Nashville, TN called “Three Hour Lunch” on WGFX “104.5 the Zone” from 12pm-3pm central each weekday. He also coaches the defense at Davidson Academy, a Nashville-area private high school. On Tennessee Titans game days, Bishop can be heard as part of the Titans Radio pre-game and post-game broadcast team on WGFX “104.5 the Zone”, affiliates of the Titans Radio Network, and atwww.titansradio.com. He is represented by KMG Sports Management.