Tyson during Ravens practice at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, August 2012
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||April 12, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Savannah, Georgia|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||315 lb (143 kg)|
|High school:||Statesboro (GA)|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 236|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014|
|Stats at NFL.com|
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. He played college football at Georgia.
High school career
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.
|Name||Home town||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Statesboro, Georgia||Statesboro (GA)||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||276 lb (125 kg)||5.1||Jan 11, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 83|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 3 (DT) Rivals: 4 (DT), 3 (GA) ESPN: 4 (DT)|
He played at Georgia.
2012 NFL Draft
Projected as a 6th–7th rounder, Tyson was listed as the No. 22 defensive tackle available in the 2012 NFL Draft. Sports Illustrated described him as "tough college defensive lineman", who, however, "lacks great athleticism and upside for the next level."
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 1⁄2 in||315 lb||5.08 s||1.74 s||2.87 s||4.68 s||27 1⁄2 in||9 ft 0 in||30 reps|
|All values from Georgia Pro Day|
He was drafted in the 7th round, 236 overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft. Tyson recorded his first career interception versus the Detroit Lions in Week 15 of the 2013 season. On September 5, 2015, he was waived-injured by the Ravens. On September 7, 2015, Tyson was released by the Ravens with an injury settlement.
Tyson founded the non-profit Tyson Foundation in 2014. 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.
- "Ravens Draft Georgia DL DeAngelo Tyson In 7th Round". Retrieved April 29, 2012.
- Statesboro's Tyson commits to Georgia
- Downing, Garrett (September 5, 2015). "Ravens Trim 2015 Roster To 53 Players". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
- Meoli, Jon (September 8, 2015). "John Harbaugh discusses most difficult roster decisions for the Ravens". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
- "Tyson Foundation". Retrieved 2014-09-22.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Baltimore Ravens profile
- Georgia profile