Justin Pugh

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Justin Pugh
No. 67     New York Giants
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-08-15) August 15, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Holland, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) Weight: 301 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school: Council Rock (PA) South
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19
Debuted in 2013 for the New York Giants
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big East (2011, 2012)
  • PFWA All-Rookie team (2013)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played 16
Games started 16
Stats at NFL.com

Justin David Pugh (born August 15, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Syracuse University. Pugh was drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

High school career[edit]

Pugh attended Council Rock High School South in Holland, Pennsylvania. He was named to the 2008 Pennsylvania Football News All-State Second Team for defense. He earned all-area and All-Suburban One League First Team honors as a junior and senior and named second-team all-area as a defensive lineman as a senior. He was named 2008 team MVP and defensive player of the year as a team captain. As a sophomore, he earned second-team all-area honors as an offensive tackle.

College career[edit]

Pugh attended Syracuse University, where he played for the Syracuse Orange football team from 2009 to 2012. He started 34 games in his career, and earned All-Big East Conference honors in three consecutive seasons; second team as a sophomore, and first team as a junior and senior. Pugh entered the 2013 NFL Draft after his junior season.[1] Though already graduated, Pugh was cleared by the National Football League to compete in the 2013 Senior Bowl.[2]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

Justin Pugh was selected by the New York Giants with the 19th pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[3]

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