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Patrick Bailey biography

Date of birth : 1985-11-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Elmendorf, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-10
Credited as : Football player NFL, linebacker for the Tennessee Titans, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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PRO:
Patrick Bailey is a savvy linebacker that has enjoyed most of his success as a pro on special teams. He joins the Titans after spending his first two NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bailey, who earned a Super Bowl ring as a rookie, will provide depth at linebacker, but should make his biggest impact as a core member of the Titans’ special teams units.

TITANS TIDBITS:
• In 2008, Bailey earned the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Joe Greene Great Performance Award as the teams’ Rookie of the Year.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Elmendorf, Texas, native was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent on April 28, 2008.
• Released by the Steelers following training camp and signed to the team’s practice squad.
• Signed to the Steelers’ active roster from the practice squad on Sept. 20, 2008 and appeared in two games before being released on Oct. 4, 2008.
• Re-signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on Oct. 6, 2008.
• Signed to the Steelers’ active roster from the practice squad on Oct. 25, 2008 where he spent the remainder of the season.
• Released by the Steelers on Sept. 4, 2010 and was claimed off waivers by the Titans on Sept. 5, 2010.

COLLEGE:
• Played in 36 career games with 26 starts at Duke and finished his career with 191 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery and four forced fumbles.
• As a senior in 2007, started in six games for the Blue Devils before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Wake Forest. Finished the season with 37 tackles, seven tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, a forced fumble and four quarterback hurries. Recorded a career-high 12 tackles at Northwestern.
• As a junior in 2006, started all 12 games and received Duke’s co-Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors. Finished third on the team with 77 tackles. Led the squad in sacks (3.5) and quarterback pressures (5) while ranking second in tackles for loss (12.5).
• As a sophomore in 2005, started the first eight games at linebacker before suffering a season-ending foot injury against Florida State. Finished fourth on the team with 52 total tackles and added two tackles for loss and three forced fumbles.
• As a freshman in 2004, saw action in 10 games and finished the year with 25 tackles and three tackles for loss.
• Earned a degree in electrical and computer engineering at Duke.

PERSONAL:
• Single, splits time between Nashville and Elmendorf, Texas.
• Attended Alamo Heights (Elmendorf, Texas) High School and was a two-year letterman. Led his team to a 13-2 record in 2003, advancing to the state playoff semifinals.
• As a senior, earned first-team all-district honors as a tight end, defensive end and punter. Named all-city and honorable mention all-state honoree as a defensive end after recording 126 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and six sacks. Also caught 26 passes and three touchdowns.
• Competed in track and field and was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
• As a junior at Duke, was selected Academic All-District. Was named an Academic All-ACC selection as a junior and sophomore.
• Born Patrick Bailey on Nov. 19, 1985 in Elmendorf, Texas.

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