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DeAngelo Tyson

DeAngelo Tyson
Tyson during Ravens practice at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, August 2012
No. 93     Baltimore Ravens
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-12) April 12, 1989
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Statesboro (GA)
Georgia
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 236
Debuted in 2012 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 21
Sacks 2.0
Forced fumbles 0
Interceptions 1
Stats at NFL.com

DeAngelo Tyson (born April 12, 1989) is an Georgia.

High school career

A native of [2]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
DeAngelo Tyson
DT
Statesboro, Georgia Statesboro (GA) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 276 lb (125 kg) 5.1 Jan 11, 2008 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 83
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 3 (GA)  ESPN: 4 (DT)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Georgia Football Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  • "2008 Georgia Football Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  • "2008 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 

College career

He played at Georgia.

Professional career

2012 NFL Draft

Projected as a 6th–7th rounder, Tyson was listed as the No. 22 defensive tackle available in the 2012 NFL Draft.[3] Sports Illustrated described him as "tough college defensive lineman", who, however, "lacks great athleticism and upside for the next level."[4]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 12 in 315 lb 5.08 s 1.74 s 2.87 s 4.68 s 27 12 in 9 ft 0 in 30 reps
All values from Georgia Pro Day

Baltimore Ravens

He was drafted in the 7th round, 236 overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft.[5] Tyson recorded his first career interception versus the Detroit Lions in Week 15 of the 2013 season.[6]

Charitable work

Tyson founded the non-profit Tyson Foundation in 2014.[7] The purpose of the foundation is to help disadvantaged kids and give them hope that they can become successful and go beyond their current situation.

References

  1. ^ "Ravens Draft Georgia DL DeAngelo Tyson In 7th Round". Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Statesboro's Tyson commits to Georgia
  3. ^ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/draft-2012/breakdowns/by_position/DT.html
  4. ^ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/draft-2012/players/84187.html
  5. ^ http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/04/28/ravens-select-georgia-dt-deangelo-tyson-in-draft/
  6. ^ http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-after-not-lateraling-first-interception-deangelo-tyson-jokes-he-wasnt-on-ed-reed-list-20131218,0,2545989.story
  7. ^ "Tyson Foundation". Retrieved 2014-09-22. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
  • Baltimore Ravens bio
  • Georgia Bulldogs bio
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