Tracy Robertson

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Tracy Robertson
No. 72     Chicago Bears
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-26) September 26, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
College: Baylor
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2013 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Tackles 0
Sacks 0
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Tracy Floyd Robertson[1] (born September 26, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor. He signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Early years[edit]

Robertson attended Lamar High School in Houston, Texas.[2] Robertson was selected to the first team All-District 20-5A honors.[2] Robertson finished high school with 83 tackles, 11 sacks along with 2 fumble recoveries.[2] Robertson was named one of state's Top 25 defensive linemen by Texas Football magazine.[2]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Tracy Robertson
Defensive End
Houston, Texas Lamar High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 230 lb (100 kg) 4.70 (according to Scout.com) Dec 14, 2007 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 82 (DE)   Rivals: -- (DE), -- (AL)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

He played college football at the University of Baylor. During his tenure in Baylor, he recorded 44 tackles and 7.5 sacks. He played in 44 games and started 27 of them.[2]

In his Freshman year, heplayed 9 games coming off bench.[2] On October 4, 2008, he recorded a season high 2 Tackles against the No.1 ranked Oklahoma but Baylor lost in a blowout 49-17.[3] On November 1, 2008, He had just one tackle against Missouri but Baylor lost 31-28.[4]

In his Sophomore year, he played in all 12 games, and started at Defensive end.[2] He finished the season with 22 tackles, including 5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks.[2] On October 17, 2009, he recorded a career high 5 tackles against Iowa State but Baylor lost 10-24.[5] On November 7, 2009, He recorded 5 tackles and 2 sacks against Missouri and Baylor won 40-32.[6] On November 28, 2009 the season finale against Texas Tech in which He recorded 2 tackles and One sack but Baylor lost 20-13.[7] Baylor finished the 2009 season with a 4-8 record.

In his Junior year, he played 10 games and started 9 of them.[2] He started the season as a Defensive tackle until the fourth game.[2] The next three games which he missed due to injury.[2] On September 11, 2010, He recorded 3 tackles, including two tackles, and three QB hurries against Buffalo in which Baylor won 34-6.[8] On October 16, 2010, He just recorded 2 tackles against Colorado and Baylor won 31-25.[9] On October 23, 2010, He recorded 4 tackles Kansas State contributing to Baylor winning the game by the final score of 47-42.[10]

In his Senior year, he played in 13 games and started 11 games and he recorded 23 tackles and 4.5 sacks.[11] On October 1, 2011, he recorded 4 tackles and 2 sacks against Kansas State but Baylor lost 36-35.[12] In next game against Iowa State, he recorded one sack while Baylor won 49-26.[13]

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, he was signed by the Houston Texans.[14][15] On July 30, 2012 He was released.[16]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On August 2, 2012, he signed with the Detroit Lions.[17][18] On August 31, 2012, he was released on the final day of roster cuts.[19]

New England Patriots[edit]

On January 1, 2013, Robertson was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad.[20] On April 29, 2013 the Patriots released Robertson.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On June 13, 2013, he signed with the Miami Dolphins.[21] On August 31, 2013 he was released by the Dolphins.

Chicago Bears[edit]

On October 14, 2013, he was signed to the Bears practice squad.[22] On November 22, he was promoted to the active roster,[23] making his debut in week twelve against the St. Louis Rams, but was released on November 29.[24] He returned to the practice squad on December 3.[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Tracy Robertson Baylor Profile". baylorbears.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "(1) Oklahoma 49, Baylor 17 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "(14) Missouri 31, Baylor 28 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Baylor 10, Iowa State 24 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Baylor 40, Missouri 32 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Texas Tech 20, Baylor 13 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Buffalo 6, Baylor 34 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Baylor 31, Colorado 25 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Kansas State 42, Baylor 47 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "2011 Baylor Bears Statistics". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "(15) Baylor 35, Kansas State 36 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Iowa State 26, (25) Baylor 49 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  14. ^ "Texans sign 5 draft picks, 21 undrafted free agents". houstontexans.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Texans pick up 21 undrafted rookies". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  16. ^ "Texans Release DE Tracy Robertson". torotimes.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  17. ^ "Lions add rookies Pat Boyle, Tracy Robertson to training camp roster". freep.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "Detroit Lions sign undrafted free agents Pat Boyle and Tracy Robertson". mlive.com. Retrieved 21 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Detroit Lions officially announce the release of 11 players". mlive.com. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  20. ^ "Patriots sign DL Tracy Robertson to the practice squad". patriots.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  21. ^ "Dolphins sign WR Joe Hastings, DT Tracy Robertson". sun-sentinel.com. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Bears Add to Practice Squad". WREX. 14 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  23. ^ Biggs, Brad (November 22, 2013). "Bears promote defensive tackle Robertson". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 29, 2013. 
  24. ^ Mayer, Larry (November 29, 2013). "Major Wright questionable after hurting hamstring". Chicago Bears. Retrieved November 29, 2013. 
  25. ^ Mayer, Larry (December 3, 2013). "Fourth-down failures cost Bears defense in loss". Chicago Bears. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 

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