Ahtyba Rubin life and biography

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Ahtyba Rubin biography

Date of birth : 1986-07-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-19
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the Browns, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Ahtyba Rubin is an American football nose tackle for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (190th overall) at the 2008 NFL Draft.

Played in all 16 games with five starts… Came up with 38 tackles and a forced fumble… Joined starting lineup for the last five games following season-ending leg injury to Shaun Rogers… In the five games that Rubin started, the Browns held their opponent to under 100 yards rushing in three of them and permitted just one individual 100-yard rushing performance. Game 1 vs. Minnesota 9/13: Played on the defensive line, adding one tackle… Game 2 at Denver 9/20: Collected four stops (2 solo) … Game 3 at Baltimore 9/27: Posted one tackle and a forced fumble, which came when he punched the ball loose from Willis McGahee and was recovered by Mike Adams… Game 4 vs. Cincinnati 10/4: Did not post any stats as a reserve… Game 5 at Buffalo 10/11: Recorded five tackles in a reserve role… Game 6 at Pittsburgh 10/18: Tallied four tackles in a reserve role… Game 7 vs. Green Bay 10/25: Registered two tackles… Game 8 at Chicago 11/1: Came up with two tackles… Game 9 vs. Baltimore 11/16: Posted two tackles in a reserve role… Game 10 at Detroit 11/22: Was credited with one tackle in a reserve role… Game 11 at Cincinnati 11/29: Notched two tackles… Game 12 vs. San Diego 12/6: Made first career start, as he opened at nose tackle in place of the injured Shaun Rogers (ankle)… Responded with three tackles… Game 13 vs. Pittsburgh 12/10: Opened at nose tackle and posted one tackle… Game 14 at Kansas City 12/20: Started at nose tackle and tallied two tackles and a quarterback hit… Game 15 vs. Oakland 12/27: Started at nose tackle and produced three tackles… Game 16 vs. Jacksonville 1/3: Started at nose tackle as he equaled a season-high with five tackles… Part of a run defense that held Maurice Jones-Drew to 82 yards rushing.

Game 1 vs. Dallas 9/7: Inactive…Game 2 vs. Pittsburgh 9/14: Inactive…Game 3 at Baltimore 9/21: Made his NFL debut at defensive tackle with 2 tackles, including 1 solo…Game 4 at Cincinnati 9/28: Played defensive tackle…Game 5 vs. N.Y. Giants 10/13: Played defensive tackle…Game 6 at Washington 10/19: Played defensive tackle with 1 tackle…Game 7 at Jacksonville 10/26: Played defensive tackle with 1 solo tackle…Part of a defensive effort that limited Jaguars RB Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to a combined 20 carries for 53 yards (2.7 avg.)…Game 8 vs. Baltimore 11/2: Inactive…Game 9 vs. Denver 11/6: Played defensive tackle with 2 tackles, including 1 solo…Game 10 at Buffalo 11/17: Played defensive tackle with 3 tackles and 1 recovered fumble…In the 3rd quarter, recovered a fumble, forced by DB Brandon McDonald, by Bills RB Fred Jackson at the Cleveland 37 yard line and 9 plays later K Phil Dawson converted a 43 yard FG to open a 16-10 lead…Part of a defensive effort that forced four turnovers…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/23: Played defensive tackle…Game 12 vs. Indianapolis 11/30: Inactive…Game 13 at Tennessee 12/7: Played defensive tackle with 2 solo tackles…Game 14 at Philadelphia 12/15: Played defensive tackle with 2 tackles…Game 15 vs. Cincinnati 12/21: Played defensive tackle with a career-high 7 tackles, including 4 solo, and 1 TFL… Game 16 at Pittsburgh 12/28: Played defensive tackle and had 1 tackle.

College Highlights
In 24 games at Iowa State, Rubin started 21 contests at nose guard, recording 76 tackles (42 solos) with 2.5 sacks for minus 13 yards and eight stops for losses of 21 yards…Had one pass deflection, recovered one fumble and caused another.

Born in Fort Belvoir, Va.…Attended Escambia High School (Pensacola, Fla.)…Lettered as a defensive lineman and earned all-area and all-conference recognition as a senior.

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