Lardarius Webb

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Lardarius Webb
Ladarius Webb.jpg
Webb at Ravens Training Camp
No. 21     Baltimore Ravens
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: October 12, 1985 (1985-10-12) (age 28)
Place of birth: Opelika, Alabama, USA
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 179 lb (81 kg)
Career information
College: Nicholls State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year (2007)
  • AFC Champion (2012)
  • Super Bowl champion (XLVII)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
Tackles 153
Sacks 2.0
Interceptions 7

Lardarius Webb is an American Football cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was picked by Baltimore in the 3rd Round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Webb played college football at Nicholls State University. He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

Early Years/High School[change | change source]

Webb was born in the USA state of Alabama. In high school, he spent time as a runningback, quarterback, and defensive back.

College career[change | change source]

Webb originally attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Webb did not miss a game in his first season and had 55 tackles as a sophomore.

In 2007 Webb changed to Nicholls State University. In his first game, Webb intercepted three passes and returned one for a touchdown. Webb played several positions.

NFL career[change | change source]

Baltimore Ravens[change | change source]

Lardarius Webb was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 3rd Round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Webb returned kicks and punts as well as helping in Baltimore's secondary. In 2009, Webb returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos. His season ended with a torn ACL against the Chicago Bears. He finished his rookie season with 35 tackles (32 alone), 1 sack and 6 knocked down passes. He also returned 35 kick-offs for 918 yards (26.2 average) and a touchdown.

Webb had 54 tackles (47 alone), 9 passes knocked down, and 2 interceptions in the 2010 regular season. However, he gave up a huge 58-yard completion to Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in a Divisional Playoff loss.

In 2011 Webb became a full-time starter. He had 67 tackles (54 alone), a sack, 20 knocked down passes, 5 interceptions (three more in the playoffs), 81 regular season return yards, and two touchdowns (one a punt return, another off a 73-yard interception).

He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

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