Troy Nolan life and biography

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Troy Nolan biography

Date of birth : 1986-09-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tucson, Arizona
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-09
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Houston Texans, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Troy Nolan is an American football safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

Selected by Houston Texans in the seventh round (223rd pick overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on June 11, 2009...Placed on reserve/injured list on August 17, 2009.

PRO: Physical young safety who caught the eye of his coaches during OTAs and minicamp...will compete for playing time in the secondary during training camp...is eager to get back on the field after missing his rookie season due to a broken arm suffered in the first preseason game.

2009 (Houston 0/0): Spent the entire season on injured reserve after suffering a broken arm in the preseason opener which required surgery.

COLLEGE:
Started all 25 games in his last two seasons at Arizona State...served as a team captain in 2008...recorded 128 tackles (81 solo), 13 pass break-ups and 10 interceptions over his two-year career...scored five touchdowns on defense, with four interception returns and one fumble return...had six interceptions in 2007, the most by a Sun Devil since 1989…redshirted in 2006...named All-Western States Conference first-team on defense in 2005 after leading College of the Canyons to the Western States Conference Championship...led College of the Canyons to the National Championship, the Western States Conference Championship and the California State Championship in 2004...earned his degree (B.I.S., interdisciplinary studies).

PERSONAL:
Graduated from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills (Calif.)..named first-team All-West Valley Conference on defense in 2003 and second-team on offense...was the Most Valuable Player of the West Valley Conference in 2003...named second-team All-West Valley Conference on defense in 2003 and first-team on offense...named the El Camino Real High defensive Player of the Year in football in 2003...captained the football team in 2003...lettered in football, basketball, track and field and soccer...plans to pursue a career working for the F.B.I. once his football career ends.

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