Patrick Daniel Tillman is born to Patrick and Mary Tillman. Pat was the oldest of three boys, Pat, Kevin and Richard.
Scholorship to ASU
Pat Tillman received Arizona State University's last football scholorship for 1994
Pat Tillman graduates Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a 3.82 GPA in marketing which he received in just 3 1/2 years.
Pat married his sweetheart, Marie Tillman
Pat Tillman's life is taken
Pat Tillman's years playing football
Scholor-Athlete of the Year
The Sporting News Honda Scholor-Athlete of the year in 1997 and for the second time, he was a PAc-10 All-Academic pick and a second-team GTE Academic All-American
Pat Tillman was a second-team All-American picl by the Associated Press in 1997. However, he received more awards for his academic success than his tackling.
Pat Tillman is Pac 10's Defensive Player of the Year at ASU
Pat Tillman is drafted in the 7th and Final round by the Arizona Cardinal's
The Cardinal's announced that they were retiring Tillman's jersey -- # 42
The plaza around the new Glendale Stadium is named, the "Pat Tillman Freedom Plaza."
Pat Tillman's Military Career as an Army Ranger
Joined the Army Rangers
Pat Tillman joined the Army Rangers
May 2002 - July 2002
Pat and his brohter Kevin enlisted in May 2002 and completed basic training in July 2002.
Parachute school/Ranger indoctrination
July 2002 - November 2002
Pat and Kevin Tillman graduated from parachute school is November 2002 and after completeing Ranger indocttrination, they were both assigned to the 2nd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment in Fort Lewis, Washington
Sent into Iraq
Pat and his brother Kevin Tillman were sent into Iraq
Sent to Afganistan
Pat Tillman's Unit was deployed from Fort Lewis to Afganistan
Pat Tillman is mistaken as an enemy by Sgt. Greg Baker and Sgt. Baker shoots a series of fatal rounds into Pat Tillman's stomach, killing him.
Awards after death
May 2004 - 2006
Pat Tillman received the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and was also posthumously was promoted from "specialist" to "Corporal"