DeAngelo Tyson

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DeAngelo Tyson
DeAngelo Tyson Navy Stadium 2012 Practice.jpg
Tyson during Ravens practice at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, August 2012
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-12) April 12, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Statesboro (GA)
College: Georgia
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 236
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 42
Sacks: 3.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Interceptions: 1
Stats at

DeAngelo Tyson (born April 12, 1989) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was selected in the seventh round, 236th overall, by the Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Georgia.

High school career[edit]

A native of Statesboro, Georgia, Tyson attended Statesboro High School, where he was teammates with Justin Houston. In his sophomore year, he was a member of 2005 AAAA state champion team. As a senior, he registered 54 tackles, 14 for loss, and nine sacks, and was a 2007 USA Today high school All-USA selection. He picked Georgia over Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina State, Auburn and Florida.[2]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
DeAngelo Tyson
Statesboro, Georgia Statesboro (GA) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 276 lb (125 kg) 5.1 Jan 11, 2008 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 83
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 3 (DT)   Rivals: 4 (DT), 3 (GA)  ESPN: 4 (DT)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career[edit]

He played at Georgia.

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Projected as a 6th–7th rounder, Tyson was listed as the No. 22 defensive tackle available in the 2012 NFL Draft.[3] Sports Illustrated described him as "tough college defensive lineman", who, however, "lacks great athleticism and upside for the next level."[4]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 12 in 315 lb 5.08 s 1.74 s 2.87 s 4.68 s 27 12 in 9 ft 0 in 30 reps
All values from Georgia Pro Day

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

He was drafted in the 7th round, 236 overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft.[5] Tyson recorded his first career interception versus the Detroit Lions in Week 15 of the 2013 season.[6] On September 5, 2015, he was waived-injured by the Ravens.[7] On September 7, 2015, Tyson was released by the Ravens with an injury settlement.[8]

Charitable work[edit]

Tyson founded the non-profit Tyson Foundation in 2014.[9] The purpose of the foundation is to help disadvantaged kids and give them hope that they can become successful and go beyond their current situation.


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