Torell Troup

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Torell Troup
No. 96, 98
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-23) June 23, 1988 (age 30)
Detroit, Michigan
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:327 lb (148 kg)
Career information
High school:Conyers (GA) Salem
College:Central Florida
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:31
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at

Torell Troup (born June 23, 1988) is a former American football defensive tackle. Troup was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCF.

High school career[edit]

Troup attended Salem High School in Conyers, Georgia, where he was a two-time first-team all-state performer as a junior and senior. He finished his senior season with 96 total tackles (50 solo stops), six tackles for loss, and three quarterback sacks.

Considered a two-star recruit by, Troup was not listed among the top defensive tackle prospects in 2006. He chose Central Florida over Minnesota, Maryland, and Ole Miss.[1]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at the University of Central Florida, Troup saw action in nine games, including three starts at defensive tackle. By his sophomore season he had established himself as a key part of the rotation and started 11 of 14 games on the defensive line.

In his junior season, Troup earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors, after starting all 12 games and logging 52 tackles, 12.5 tackles for a loss (2nd on the team), and two sacks.[2] A team captain in his senior year, he started all 13 games and helped the Knights lead Conference USA in rushing defense for the second consecutive season and post C-USA's top total defense.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 58 in
(1.90 m)
314 lb
(142 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
9 78 in
(0.25 m)
5.12 s 1.75 s 2.84 s 4.73 s 7.61 s 29 in
(0.74 m)
8 ft 2 in
(2.49 m)
34 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[3]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Troup was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Troup was placed on injured reserve on August 23, 2012. He was released by the Buffalo Bills on August 31, 2013.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Troup was signed by the Oakland Raiders as a reserve/future free agent on January 2, 2014. The Raiders released Troup on August 24, 2014.[4]


Troup is the son of Tory Troup and Lashana Johnson. He played under the name Torell Johnson during his high school career and his first two seasons at Central Florida.


  1. ^ "Torrell Johnson Recruiting Profile",, retrieved February 4, 2010.
  2. ^ Sonnone, Brendan (March 24, 2009), "UCF has a Motivated Troup",
  3. ^ "Torell Troup Draft Profile",, retrieved March 28, 2010.
  4. ^ Raiders Announce Transactions

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