Karl Klug

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For the German footballer, see Karl Klug (footballer).
Karl Klug
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Klug in the 2013 NFL season
No. 97 Tennessee Titans
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-03-31) March 31, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Caledonia, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 278 lb (126 kg)
Career information
High school: Caledonia (MN)
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 142
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 110
Sacks: 20.0
Forced fumbles: 5
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Karl Klug (born March 31, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa.

College career[edit]

During his four-year career at Iowa, Klug appeared in 40 games with 26 consecutive starts to end his career. He tallied 140 tackles, including 31 for loss, 9.5 sacks, eight quarterback pressures, eight passes defensed, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

Professional career[edit]

Klug was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, 142nd overall.[1] In the 2011 NFL Season, Klug led all rookie defensive tackles with 7 sacks, which exceeded initial expectations.[2]

On March 13, 2015, Klug and the Titans agreed to a two-year contract extension.[3]

In 2016, Klug appeared in 14 games with 3 starts recording 26 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defensed before suffering a torn Achilles in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve.[4]

On March 9, 2017, Klug re-signed with the Titans.[5]


  1. ^ [1] Karl Klug scouting report
  2. ^ [2] Karl Klug statistics
  3. ^ [3] Report: Titans sign DL Karl Klug to long-term deal
  4. ^ "Titans Placing DL Karl Klug On I.R. With Torn Achilles". December 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (March 9, 2017). "Titans Agree to Terms with Karl Klug, Nate Palmer". TitansOnline.com. 

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