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Joel Heath
DE #93
Height:
6-6
Weight:
300
Age:
23
College:
Michigan State
Experience:
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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 5, 2016.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 5, 2016.

CAREER AT MICHIGAN STATE:
Three-year letterwinner played in 39 career games, including 24 starts
Two-year starter on the defensive line (2014-15)
Had 60 career tackles, including 10.5 for losses and 4.5 sacks
Earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in social science in December 2015
Collected six tackles in two bowl games (2015 Cotton, 2015 College Football Playoff Semifinal at Cotton Bowl)
Had a productive game in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic win over No. 4 Baylor, tallying three stops

2015:
Started 12 games at defensive tackle
Missed the Central Michigan (Week 4) and Maryland (Week 10) games due to an injury
Recorded a career-high 31 tackles, including 5.5 for losses (26 yards) and two sacks (11 yards)
Ranked 11th on the team with 52 production points during the regular season
Honorable mention All-Big Ten (media)
Had two tackles and was credited with a half tackle for loss vs. No. 4 Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game
Posted four stops, including an 8-yard sack, vs. Indiana; named Spartan Defensive Player of the Week against the Hoosiers
Did not play vs. Central Michigan (injured)
Tallied a career-high six tackles, including a 10-yard loss, and also forced a fumble in the win over seventh-ranked Oregon
Recorded three tackles, including a 3-yard sack, in the season opener at Western Michigan

2014:
Started 12 of 13 games at defensive tackle
Had 29 tackles, including five for losses (22 yards) and 2.5 sacks (19 yards)
Led Spartan defensive tackles with five TFLs
Had a productive game in the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic win over No. 4 Baylor, tallying three stops; credited with a half sack (6 yards) of Bear QB Bryce Petty, along with team- mate Shilique Calhoun, in the third quarter, and also split a tackle for loss (1 yard) with Darien Harris on a rush in the first quarter
Recorded career highs in tackles (five), tackles for loss (two for 7 yards) and sacks (one for 6 yards) vs. Rutgers
Had three tackles, including a half sack (4 yards), vs. No. 14 Ohio State
Recorded four tackles, including a half sack (3 yards), at No. 3 Oregon
Collected three tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in his first career start in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State

2013:
Saw action in nine games as a back-up defensive end to earn his first letter
Made the transition from defensive end to defensive tackle during bowl practices
Recorded three quarterback hurries, including two at Illinois
Had a QB hurry in the win over No. 23 Michigan
Broke up a pass in the season opener against Western Michigan.

2012:
Appeared in five games (Boise State, Central Michigan, Notre Dame, Eastern Michigan, Michigan)

2011:
Redshirted

PERSONAL:
Represented the Ohio All-Stars in the June 2011 Big 33 Classic in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Rated among the nation’s top defensive ends by Scout.com (No. 26)
Named to SuperPrep’s and PrepStar’s All-Midwest Teams
Ranked among Ohio’s top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 49)
Three-year starter for Coach Arvie Crouch at Mount Healthy High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-time first-team All-Ohio (Division II) selection by The Associated Press
Named AP All-Ohio Division II Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
Two-time first-team AP Southwest All-District pick
Selected AP Southwest All-District Defensive Player of the Year in 2010
Two-time first-team all-conference choice
Voted Fort Ancient Valley Conference Co-Athlete of the Year as a senior
Produced five sacks in 2010
Named to Cincinnati Enquirer’s All-Area (Division II-VI) Team as a junior
Recorded 41 tackles (22 solos, 19 assists) in 2009, finishing third in the conference with 6.5 sacks
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice
 

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