Kevin Pamphile

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Kevin Pamphile
No. 64 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-27) November 27, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Haiti
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: West Little River (FL) Miami Central
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 149
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 37
Games started: 18
Player stats at NFL.com

Kevin Serge Pamphile (born November 27, 1990) is an American football offensive guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buccaneers in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Early years[edit]

Pamphile was born in Haiti and moved to the United States.[1]

High school and college[edit]

Pamphile attended William H. Turner Technical Arts High School and played basketball there. He did not play football until his senior year, but he received football recruiting offers from Purdue University, Middle Tennessee State University and Florida Atlantic University.[2] As a senior football player, he earned All-Dade County honors and played in the Nike South Florida All-Star Game.[3]

He committed to play football at Purdue.[4] He spent the 2009 season at Purdue as a redshirt, then played a season as a defensive lineman. He moved to the offensive line before his sophomore year. He became Purdue's starting left tackle in 2013.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Prior to the 2014 NFL Draft, Pamphile was projected to be a 6th round draft pick by NFLDraftScout.com. He was rated as the 17th-best offensive tackle in the draft.[5]

Sportswriter Aaron Wilson wrote that ten teams had expressed interest in Pamphile, including the Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars.[6]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4.5 in 310 lb 4.94 s 1.77 s 2.83 s 4.81 s 7.61 s 32 in 9 ft 0 in 25 reps
All values from 2014 Purdue Pro Day.

Pamphile was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the 149th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft.[7] The team signed him to a four-year contract.[8] He made his NFL debut on November 2, 2014.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Peter (2014). "2014 NFL Draft Review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers". FanSided. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Kevin Pamphile, OT". CBS Sports. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Bucs sign T Kevin Pamphile". Sports Talk Florida. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ Auman, Greg (May 19, 2014). "Bucs sign fifth-round selection Kevin Pamphile". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Kevin Pamphile, DS #17 OT, Purdue". www.nfldraftscout.com. The Sports Xchange. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ Wilson, Aaron. "Source: Purdue OT Kevin Pamphile worked out for Raiders, visited Giants". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  7. ^ Rick Stroud (May 10, 2014). "Bucs stay on offensive —but no QB — throughout NFL draft". www.tampabay.com. Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  8. ^ Astleford, Andrew. "T Kevin Pamphile is latest draft pick to sign with Buccaneers". Fox Sports. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kevin Pamphile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 

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