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Team

Ricky Sapp
LB #91
Height:
6-4
Weight:
252
College:
Clemson
Hometown:
Columbia, SC
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 17 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 HOU 3 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 5 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 NYJ 5 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYJ 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Twitter: @Sapp55

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round (134th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft...Signed by Eagles on June 8, 2010...Placed on Injured Reserve (knee) on August 31, 2010...Released by Eagles on August 5, 2011...Signed by New York Jets to the practice squad on October 31, 2011...Released by Jets on November 28, 2011...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on December 29, 2011...Released by Jets on August 31, 2012...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on September 1, 2012...Released by Jets on September 4, 2012...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on September 11, 2012...Signed by Jets to the active roster on November 8, 2012...Released by Jets on October 5, 2013...Signed by Jets on October 9, 2013...Released by Jets on November 14, 2013...Acquired from waivers by Houston Texans on November 15, 2013...Re-signed by Texans on March 4, 2014.

CAREER:
Has played in 14 career games with one tackle, one special teams tackle and a fumble recovery
Played in nine games, primarily as a backup linebacker and on special teams prior to joining the Texans

2013 (New York Jets 5/0, Houston 5/0):
Acquired by Houston Texans from waivers on November 15
Played in five games for the New York Jets, recording one fumble recovery and one special teams tackle
Recovered a fumble on the final play of the game on kickoff coverage in the season opener against the Jets
Made his Texans debut on special teams vs. Oakland (11/17) in Week 11

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round (134th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft...Signed by Eagles on June 8, 2010...Placed on Injured Reserve (knee) on August 31, 2010...Released by Eagles on August 5, 2011...Signed by New York Jets to the practice squad on October 31, 2011...Released by Jets on November 28, 2011...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on December 29, 2011...Released by Jets on August 31, 2012...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on September 1, 2012...Released by Jets on September 4, 2012...Signed by Jets to the practice squad on September 11, 2012...Signed by Jets to the active roster on November 8, 2012...Released by Jets on October 5, 2013...Signed by Jets on October 9, 2013...Released by Jets on November 14, 2013...Acquired from waivers by Houston Texans on November 15, 2013...Re-signed by Texans on March 4, 2014.

CAREER:
Has played in 14 career games with one tackle, one special teams tackle and a fumble recovery
Played in nine games, primarily as a backup linebacker and on special teams prior to joining the Texans

2013 (New York Jets 5/0, Houston 5/0):
Acquired by Houston Texans from waivers on November 15
Played in five games for the New York Jets, recording one fumble recovery and one special teams tackle
Recovered a fumble on the final play of the game on kickoff coverage in the season opener against the Jets
Made his Texans debut on special teams vs. Oakland (11/17) in Week 11

2012 (New York Jets 4/0):
Appeared primarily as a backup linebacker and on special teams in four games

2011 (New York Jets 0/0):
Spent a majority of the season on the practice squad
2010 (Philadelphia 0/0):
Was placed on Injured Reserve due to a knee injury on August 31

College:
Started 36-of-50 games at Clemson, tallying 142 tackles, 17.5 sacks, 16 quarterback pressures, five pass deflections, one fumble recovery and two forced fumbles
In 2009, as a senior, earned second-team All-ACC honors and was nominated for the Brian Piccolo Award given annually to the conference’s “Most Courageous Player”
Also as a senior, started all 14 games and recorded a career-high five sacks

Personal:
Was a three-year state regional champion in the 100m (10.76 career-best), 200m (21.0 career-best) and 4x100m relay, and a two-year starter and all-region (twice) in basketball while at Bamberg-Erhart High School
Established the Ricky Sapp Scholar Athlete Award Program at his high school to spotlight students with good character who excel academically, athletically and in the community service arena
The award is given out monthly to deserving senior athletes by a committee of faculty members in the school, with recipients of the award becoming eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship to the college of their choice

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