Laws in August 2009.
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||June 14, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Burnsville, Minnesota|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||304 lb (138 kg)|
|High school:||Apple Valley (MN)|
|NFL draft:||2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Stats at NFL.com
Trevor David Laws (born June 14, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. After playing college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played for the Eagles for four seasons from 2008 to 2011, and for the Rams for one season in 2012.
Laws was born in Burnsville, Minnesota, and played high school football and wrestled at Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota. In football, Laws played fullback, linebacker, and defensive lineman. In wrestling, he led his team to three consecutive state championships in his sophomore, junior, and senior years. During his junior year, he had a wrestling record of 49-0, and was considered the best heavyweight wrestler in the nation. He was a three-time All-American in wrestling.
At Notre Dame, Laws was a roommate of future Eagles teammate Victor Abiamiri. In 2007, Laws led the Fighting Irish with 4.0 sacks and 112 tackles, both career highs. He had the most tackles by a defensive lineman in the major college ranks in 2007.
Laws was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. In his rookie year, he played in all 16 games, and made 12 tackles. He also made four tackles in the playoffs. In 2009, Laws played in 11 games and made 10 tackles.
The St. Louis Rams signed Laws to a one-year contract on April 11, 2012. Laws spent the entire 2012 season on the Rams' injured reserve list, not appearing in a single game with the team.
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- Trevor Laws on Twitter
- Philadelphia Eagles bio
- Notre Dame Fighting Irish football bio