Torell Troup life and biography

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Torell Troup biography

Date of birth : 1987-06-23
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Conyers, Georgia, USA
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-24
Credited as : Football player NFL, nose tackle for the Buffalo Bills, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Torell Troup is an American football defensive tackle. He currently plays with the Buffalo Bills.

Drafted in the second-round (41st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft…second draft pick taken from Central Florida in Bills history… second-highest drafted player from Central Florida behind QB Daunte Culpepper (1999, 1st round, 11th overall Minnesota)

Two-time All-Conference USA selection as a nose tackle, starting 39-of-50 games with 108 tackles (63 solo)… helped lead the Knights to the 2007 Conference USA Championship and an appearance in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Team captain, voted All-C USA second-team… started all 13 games helping the Knights to lead CUSA in rushing defense (82.7) for the second straight year (fourth n the nation) and post C-USA’s top total defense… totaled 35 tackles (19 solo) with 2.0 sacks, five tackles for loss and three QB pressures… made a season-best five tackles at Southern Miss (9/12)

Earned All-C USA second-team accolades, starting all 12 games… finished second on the team and sixth in the conference with a career-best 12.5 tackles for loss… tallied 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble with two pass break-ups… paced a squad that led C-USA in rush defense (126.08 ypg) and tackles-for-loss (8.2 pg) while finishing second in sacks generated (2.5 pg), scoring defense (24.08 ppg) and total defense (333.75 ypg)

Started 11-of-14 games at defensive tackle registering 19 tackles (13 solo) with 2.0 sacks and 6.5 stops for loss… part of a defense that led the conference in sacks (2.79 pg) while finishing second in scoring defense (26.57 ppg) and rush defense (133.14 ypg)… recorded a sack and two tackles in win over Louisiana (9/29)… posted a solo tackle in the C-USA Championship game in win over Tulsa (12/1) and in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Mississippi State (12/29)

Played in nine games, including three starts at defensive tackle… posted first career tackle at Houston (10/28) in his second start… made collegiate debut against Southern Miss (9/26)

Interpersonal Organizational Communication major… three-year letterman at Salem (Conyers, GA) High School… two-time first-team all-state performer as a junior and senior and two-time first-team all-area… first-team all-North Georgia defensive tackle… named Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week during senior campaign… totaled 96 tackles (50 solo) with six stops for a loss and 3.0 sacks as a senior

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