It all began in Nashville
Before capturing five Super Bowl rings, Belichick was born in Nashville, Tenn., April 16, 1952. His father, Steve Belichick (pictured), played football for the Detroit Lions and was an assistant coach and scout at the US Naval Academy. Bill Belichick grew up in Annapolis, Md., and played football and lacrosse at Annapolis High School. He studied economics at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.