Tyler Higbee is an American football player. He plays in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams as a tight end. He was picked in the 2016 NFL Draft from Western Kentucky University. Tyler has some interesting inks on his body. Let us take a look at his tattoos and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Lion’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Tyler’s chest contains a tattoo of the face of a lion on it with its mane covering his collar bone.
Meaning: The king of the jungle is a symbol of pride as well as strength which are some qualities that Tyler himself exhibits. The tattoo represents the type of personality that he has.
2. ‘Cross and Angel’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left upper arm of the player contains a tattoo of a large cross on it. Below the cross is a tattoo of an angel with her wings spread out, kneeling down with her arms spread as well, sitting near two broken gravestones.
Meaning: The tattoo of the cross is a very common one used to represent the Christian faith but it also serves as symbolic of the loss of a loved one, just like here. The angel below the tattoo is a guardian angel for protection that is grieving over the gravestones. The whole tattoo design represents the death of a loved one in Tyler’s life.
3. ‘Sunset’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left bicep of the footballer contains a tattoo of the scene of a sunset that contains palm trees, a waterfall, and the orange sky behind it all.
4. ‘Dove’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The backside of his left upper arm contains a tattoo of a dove bird flying on it, holding an olive branch in its beak.
Meaning: The dove and the olive branch are both symbols of peace but the dove is also associated with Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. The tattoo goes along with his angel and cross tattoo and represents peace and harmony for the lost loved one in the afterlife.