Reggie Torbor life and biography

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Reggie Torbor biography

Date of birth : 1981-01-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-24
Credited as : Football player NFL, linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Reggie Torbor is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.

Agreed to terms with the Bills on June 5, 2010 after being released by the Miami Dolphins on May 27… signed with the Dolphins as a free agent on March 1, 2008… originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round (97th overall) draft choice by the New York Giants in 2004.

* Entering his seventh-year in the NFL… has started 21-of-94 games totaling 200 tackles (146 solo), 6.5 sacks and two interceptions
* Member of New York Giants’ Super Bowl XLII championship team along with current Bills teammate LB Kawika Mitchell

2009: w/ Miami Dolphins
* Played in 16 games with two starts
* Hauled in an interception off of a deflected QB Drew Brees pass (10/25), marking his first interception as a Dolphin and second of his career
* Tied for the team-lead with seven tackles in start at NYJ (11/1)
* Posted three tackles including 1.0 sack, tackling Jaguars’ QB David Garrard for an eight-yard loss at JAC (12/13)

2008: w/ Miami Dolphins
* Played in all 16 games with one start, recording 17 tackles, 0.5 sack and ranked fourth on the team with 11 special teams tackles
* Made his Dolphins debut vs. NYJ (9/7)
* Combined with Randy Starks on a nine-yard sack at BUF (12/7)
* Started his first game as a Dolphin at KC (12/21) in place of an injured Channing Crowder
* Played in a reserve role in AFC Wild Card game vs. BAL (1/4/09), notching two tackles

2007: w/ New York Giants
* Started five-of-16 games played and started all four postseason contests, including Super Bowl XLII win over New England (2/3/08)
* Registered 39 tackles, 1.0 sack and a pass defensed while adding seven tackles on special teams
* Opened each of the final five regular season games in place of an injured Mathias Kiwanuka
* Totaled a season-best of six stops in 16-13 win at PHI (12/9)
* Brought down QB Tom Brady for his lone sack of the year in the season-finale vs. NE (12/29)… also had 10 tackles and three stops on special teams
* Tallied 11 tackles and 1.0 sack in four playoff games
* Was credited with five tackles and a five-yard sack of QB Tony Romo in 21-17 Divisional win at Dallas (1/13/08)
* Made a pair of tackles in 17-14 win over New England in Super Bowl XLII (2/3/08) in Glendale, AZ

2006: w/ New York Giants
* Saw action in all 16 games with three starts, totaling 30 tackles, 1.0 sack and a forced fumble… tied for the team-lead with 14 tackles on special teams
* Set a career-high with four special teams stops at PHI (9/17)
* Recorded lone sack of the season vs. TB (10/29)
* Matched his career-high of nine tackles at JAC (11/20), adding two special teams stops
* Forced a Travis Henry fumble in the first quarter at TEN (11/26)
* Appeared in the first-round playoff game vs. PHI (1/7/07) and was credited with a special teams tackle

2005: w/ New York Giants
* Played in 14 games with nine starts, collecting 44 tackles, an interception, three passes defensed, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble
* Ranked sixth on the squad with 14 tackles on special teams
* Hauled in lone interception of the season vs. STL (10/2) when he picked off a QB Marc Bulger pass in the fourth quarter, returning the ball 37 yards to the Rams’ 23
* Recovered a QB Drew Bledsoe fumble at DAL (10/16)
* Set a career-high with nine tackles in a starting role at SF (11/6), as the Giants’ defense held the 49ers to 138 yards of total offense in a 24-6 win

2004: w/ New York Giants
* Appeared in all 16 games with one start as a rookie… totaled 33 tackles, 3.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery
* Made 15 stops on special teams to finish fourth on the squad
* First NFL career start came in Week Two vs. WAS (9/19)
* Notched a season-best three special teams tackles vs. DET (10/24)
* Registered first NFL sack at BAL (12/12) when he stripped QB Kyle Boller of the ball and Osi Umenyiora recovered and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown… the sack marked his first of three sacks over the final four games of the season
* Posted a career-high 1.5 sacks at CIN (12/26)
* In season-ending 28-24 win over Dallas (1/2), recorded a half-sack while also recovering a QB Vinny Testaverde fumble at the Cowboys’ 20 yard-line in the fourth quarter… added two special teams tackles

Four-year letterman at Auburn (2000-03), playing in 46 games with 22 starts… recorded 120 tackles, 32 stops for loss, 19.5 sacks, 10 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries… his career sack total ranks fifth in school annals… started all 13 games as a senior, notching 38 tackles, while leading the team with 15 stops for a loss and 10.5 sacks… was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection that year in addition to being the recipient of the Eddie Welch Attitude and Effort Award from the team’s coaching staff… graduated in May 2003 with a degree in Criminology.

Married (Michelle) with two sons, Reggie, Jr. and Cameron… attended Robert E. Lee (Baton Rouge, LA) High School where he played running back and linebacker… posted 18.0 career sacks… was a second-team all-state performer as a running back his senior campaign when he totaled 1,241 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns… accumulated 1,563 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns as a junior… son of Carlistia Torbor… part of the “All-Community Team” in Miami by donating 20 tickets for every home game to Miami Carol City Senior High School… participated in the Miami Dolphins Foundation Fishing Tournament… took part in the team’s Holiday Toy Event and the Kids and Fins Publix Shopping Spree… was active in community events in his tenure with the Giants… took part in several philanthropic events which benefited children… has been involved in the “What Moves U” campaign, a joint venture of the NFL and the American Heart Association which promoted healthy and fiteness among youth… also participated in the Lift Up America food distribution event.

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