Jurrell Casey

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Jurrell Casey
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Casey in the 2013 NFL season.
No. 99 Tennessee Titans
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-05) December 5, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Long Beach, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Long Beach (CA) Poly
College: USC
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 77
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 283
sacks: 28.0
Forced fumbles: 4
Player stats at NFL.com

Jurrell Casey (born December 5, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC, and was drafted by the Titans in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

College career[edit]

Casey played for the USC Trojans football team while attending the University of Southern California from 2008 to 2010. As a freshman in 2008, he played in 12 games for the Trojans recording 12 tackles and three forced fumbles. As a sophomore in 2009, Casey became a starter and was All-Pac-10 honorable mention.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Casey was selected with the 77th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. In his first season, he started 15 games in which he recorded 2.5 sacks, led all Titans defensive linemen with 74 tackles and came second overall in tackles for loss, with 5.[2][3]

In 2013 Casey recorded a career high 10.5 sacks in 15 games.

On August 27, 2014, the Titans signed Casey to a four-year, $36 million contract extension with $20.5 million guaranteed.[4]

After the 2013 season he was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl as an alternate, but he rejected the invitation. [5] The same happened after the 2014 season but he also declined the invitation.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ "Tennessee Titans finish 9-7 in Munchak’s First Season as Head Coach". Clarksville Online. 7 February 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Glennon, John (20 January 2012). "Tennessee Titans got needed help from rookies". The Tenneseean. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 27, 2014). "Titans' Jurrell Casey signs four-year, $36M extension". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  5. ^ Kuharsky, Paul. "Jurrell Casey won't take Pro Bowl invite as an alternate". espn.com. 
  6. ^ Gantt, Darin (December 24, 2014). "Jurrell Casey won't go to Pro Bowl as an alternate". ProFootballTalk.com. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 

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