David Howard (defensive tackle)

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David Howard
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-31) August 31, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Columbia, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College: Brown
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

David Thomas Howard (born August 31, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Brown Bears, he was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans.

Howard has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, and Jacksonville Jaguars.

College career[edit]

In four seasons at Brown, Howard played in 33 games and totaled 74 tackles, 13 sacks, 15 quarterback pressures, 25.5 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Howard was drafted by the Titans with the 241st overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and later signed a 4-year contract with the team.[2] He was released September 4, 2010.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Howard was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad on December 15, 2010, and remained there until the end of the season.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On August 20, 2011, Howard signed with the Seattle Seahawks. He was released during final roster cuts on September 3, 2011.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Howard on April 16, 2012. He was waived on April 30, 2012.


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