Pernell McPhee

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Pernell McPhee
Pernell McPhee MT Stadium 2012 Practice.jpg
Pernell McPhee at Ravens M&T Bank Stadium practice in August 2012.
No. 90     Baltimore Ravens
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-17) December 17, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Orlando, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Pahokee (FL)
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 165
Debuted in 2011 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 65
Sacks 9.5
Forced Fumbles 2
Passes defensed 3
Stats at NFL.com

Pernell McPhee (born December 17, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.[1] Pernell attended Pahokee High School, where he was teammates with Dwight Bentley and Janoris Jenkins. McPhee collected 6.0 sacks as a rookie for the Ravens in 2011.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Mississippi State. He was selected for the All-Conference honors in his Junior season.

In his Sophomore year, He finished the season with 56 tackles and 5 sacks. He was named twice SEC Defensive lineman of the week for the season.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

McPhee was drafted in the 5th round, 165th overall pick by the Baltimore Ravens of the 2011 NFL Draft. McPhee collected 6.0 sacks as a rookie for the Ravens in 2011, plus 23 tackles and a forced fumble while playing in all 16 regular season games. On January 12, 2013, in the AFC Divisional Playoff against the Denver Broncos, McPhee recorded a strip-sack on quarterback Peyton Manning. The Ravens would then win that game 38-35 in double overtime. On January 20, 2013, in the AFC Championship against the New England Patriots, McPhee tipped a pass from quarterback Tom Brady that led to an interception by Dannell Ellerbe with 6:49 remaining in regulation. This led to the Ravens winning that game 28-13 and earning a trip to Super Bowl XLVII, where they would defeat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

McPhee will switch from defensive end to outside linebacker for the 2013 season.

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