Larry Webster III

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Larry Webster
No. 79     Detroit Lions
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-14) February 14, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Hagerstown, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school: Elkton (MD)
College: Bloomsburg
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 136
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles --
Sacks --
Forced fumbles --
Stats at NFL.com

Larry Melvin Webster III (born February 14, 1990)[1] is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He played college football at Bloomsburg. Webster was selected in the fourth round, 136th overall pick by the Detroit Lions of the 2014 NFL Draft. He is the son of former NFL defensive tackle Larry Webster Jr.

College career[edit]

Junior season[edit]

On January 8, Webster was selected to the 2012 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region One team following his Junior season.[2] On January 13, he was selected to the All-PSAC Eastern Division first team after the season.[3] On January 17, 2013, Webster was selected as an honorable mention on the 2012 D2Football.com All-America Team.[4] On January 30, 2013, he was selected to the 2012 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team.[5]

Senior season[edit]

On November 18, 2013, Webster was named the Beyond Sports Network Defensive Athlete of the Week for his performance.[6] On December 5, 2013, he was selected to the All-Super Region One first team by Daktronics.[3] On December 12, 2013, he was finished as a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award.[7] On January 19, 2014, Webster was selected to the All-PSAC first team following his senior season.[3] On January 21, 2014, he was selected to the Don Hansen Football Gazette NCAA Division II All-American third team.[8] On January 11, 2014, he was selected and participated in the 2014 East-West Shrine Game and was on the West team.[9] Larry Webster III finished college at Bloomsburg playing four seasons in basketball, and only two seasons of football[10] in which he recorded 88 tackles, 26 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and one interception.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 252 lb 33 1/2 in 10 1/8 in 4.58 s 3.98 s 7.29 s 36.5 in 17 reps
All values from NFL Combine[11]

NFL Draft[edit]

Webster was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round (136th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Personal life[edit]

Larry Webster III is the son of Larry Webster Jr. and Melissa Webster.[3] His father Larry Webster Jr. played in the National Football League for 11 seasons for four teams in his career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Webster III Rotoworld Profile". rotoworld.com. 
  2. ^ "Football Earns 11 Selections to Don Hansen All-Region Team". buhuskies.com. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Bloomsburg Profile". buhuskies.com. 
  4. ^ "2012 D2Football.com All-America Team Announced". rmacsports.org. Retrieved January 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team Announced". cugoldenbears.com. Retrieved January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bloomsburg Football Receives Weekly Honors from Beyond Sports Network". buhuskies.com. Retrieved 2013. 
  7. ^ "Webster Named Finalist for Cliff Harris Award". buhuskies.com. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  8. ^ "2013 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team Announced". nwmissouri.edu. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2014 East-West Shrine Game rosters". nfl.com. Retrieved January 11, 2014. 
  10. ^ "2014 NFL combine: Is Bloomsburg's Larry Webster a TE or DE?". cbssports.com. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  11. ^ - Larry Webster

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