Terrell Suggs

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Terrell Suggs
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Suggs with the Baltimore Ravens in 2015
No. 56 – Arizona Cardinals
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1982-10-11) October 11, 1982 (age 38)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:Hamilton (Chandler, Arizona)
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:846
Forced fumbles:35
Fumble recoveries:13
Defensive touchdowns:3
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Terrell Raymonn Suggs (born June 11, 1982 in Minneapolis, Minnesota[1]) is an American football player. He plays as a linebacker and defensive end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Suggs was drafted out of Arizona State University by the Ravens with the 10th pick in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens when they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

College[change | change source]

Suggs played for Arizona State Univerity in college. In his final season, Suggs had 24 sacks, an Arizona state record.

NFL career[change | change source]

Suggs was drafted in 2003 by the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL at 10th overall. Suggs was expected to go higher, but slipped because of a slow time in a 40-yard run. In 2003, Suggs got 21 tackles and 12.5 sacks. He also caught an interception which he returned 11 yards. For his efforts, he won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award.

The Ravens defense crowds the Steelers' offense in a 2006 route. Visible for the Ravens are Ray Lewis (#52) and Suggs (#55).

Suggs remained a good player for Baltimore. He also become known for his fun/joking style on and off the field. In 2008, Suggs caught two interceptions. He returned them both for touchdowns. The Ravens rewarded him with a 6 year, $66 million contract in 2009. In 2010, Suggs got 70 tackles (50 alone), a career-high 14.5 sacks, seven foced fumbles, and nine yards on two interceptions. He was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2011.

Suggs has become known as one of the great all-time Baltimore Ravens defenders with Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. During his career so far, Suggs has 565 tackles (408 alone), a Ravens record 82.5 quarterback sacks, 41 deflected passes, 7 interceptions, 144 return yards, and two touchdowns.

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Terrell Suggs, OLB for the Baltimore Ravens". NFL.com. Retrieved 6 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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