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The Houston Texans select Derek Stingley Jr. in the 2022 NFL Draft

Name: Derek Stingley Jr.
College/University: LSU
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190 lbs

Awards & Honors:

  • 2020 First-team All-American (AFCA)
  • 2020 First-team All-SEC (AP, Coaches)
  • 2019 Consensus All-American
  • 2019 First-Team All-American (AFCA, AP, Athletic, CBS, ESPN, SI, Sporting News, USA Today)
  • 2019 SEC Newcomer of the Year (AP, unanimous)
  • 2019 First Team All-SEC (AP)
  • 2019 SEC All-Freshman Team

Fun Facts:

  • His dad, Derek, played cornerback in college at Purdue before transferring to Triton College to play baseball
  • His grandfather, the late Darryl Stingley, was a first-round draft pick of the New England Patriots out of Purdue in 1973


  • Finished career with 73 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss, 6 interceptions and 21 passes defensed
  • Led the SEC in interceptions with 6 as a freshman
  • In 2019, led the SEC and ranked No. 5 in the nation in interceptions (6) and No. 2 nationally in passes defended (21)
  • LSU went 20-5 in all 25 games he appeared in
  • 2021 Stats: 8 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble (played in only 3 games in 2021)

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