Etienne Sabino

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Etienne Sabino
No. --     St. Louis Rams
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-13) November 13, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth: Manhattan, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Krop
College: Ohio State
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Etienne Sabino (born November 13, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is currently a member of the St. Louis Rams. He was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at the Ohio State University.

High school career[edit]

Sabino attended Dr. Michael M. Krop High School in Miami, Florida, where was recorded 146 tackles, seven sacks, five forced fumbles, and one interception as a senior. He received first team all-Florida and all-Dade County honors in 2007. Sabino finished his junior season with 131 tackles and eight sacks.

He participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and earned an All-American selection by EA Sports. Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Sabino was ranked the No. 1 inside linebacker prospect in the nation.[1] He chose Ohio State over Florida and USC.

College career[edit]

As a true freshman, Sabino backed up three-time All-American James Laurinaitis in 2008. He returned a blocked punt 20 yards for a touchdown against Purdue. Sabino, alongside senior Austin Spitler, competed for the middle linebacker spot that became vacant following Laurinaitis' graduation.[2] Sabino redshirted his junior year and started during the 2011 season.[citation needed]

Professional career[edit]

New York Giants[edit]

On April 27, 2013, Sabino was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants. On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Giants.[3] In September, he worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals, but was not signed.[4]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Sabino was signed by the St. Louis Rams on March 25, 2014.[5]

Personal[edit]

Sabino was born in Manhattan, but moved to Miami with his family in the fourth grade.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivals.com inside linebackers 2008, January 17, 2008 
  2. ^ Staples, Andy (March 16, 2009), "Five burning Big Ten questions heading into", Sports Illustrated 
  3. ^ Eisen, Michael (August 26, 2013). "LB Aaron Curry among players released". Giants.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ Bengals also worked out linebackers Etienne Sabino and Maalik Bomar
  5. ^ Wagoner, Nick. "Rams add linebacker Etienne Sabino". ESPN.com. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Giants rookie free-agent LB Etienne Sabino is making noise". The Star Ledger. August 4, 2013. 

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