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Ty Warren biography

Date of birth : 1981-02-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bryan, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-08
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive tackle for the New England Patriots, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Ty Warren is an American football defensive lineman for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

Ty Warren was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round (13th overall) in the 2003 NFL Draft ... Signed by the Patriots (7/21/03) ... Re-signed by the Patriots (8/16/07).

Career Highlights

* In seven NFL seasons, Warren has started 92 of 105 games while recording 496 tackles (292 solo), 20.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, four forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries.
* In his seven seasons in New England, Warren has been a part of six division championships, three conference titles and two Super Bowl crowns.
* Since Warren joined the Patriots in 2003, the team has finished in the top ten in total defense five times: 2003 (7), 2004 (9), 2006 (6), 2007 (4) and 2008 (10).
* In 2007, Warren was a defensive co-captain on the first team in NFL history to complete a 16-0 regular season, as the Patriots tied the NFL's all-time mark with 18 overall victories and set a league record for point differential, outscoring opponents by 315 points.
* In 2007, Warren led all Patriots defensive linemen with 83 tackles (a total that ranked second on the team) while starting every game on a Patriots defense that allowed just 288.3 yards per game, the franchise's best such figure in 25 years.
* Warren finished second on the team with a career-high 117 tackles (66 solo) in 2006, a total that led all Patriots defensive linemen. He also tied for second on the team with a career-best 7.5 sacks and finished second on the club with 13 quarterback hits.

* Placed on injured reserve on Aug. 13, 2010 with a hip injury.

2009 (13/12, 1/1)
* Played in 13 games with 12 starts at defensive end and finished with 57 tackles, one sack and one pass defensed.
* Missed three games due to injury: at Indianapolis (11/15), at Buffalo (12/20) and at Houston (1/3).
* Notched his only sack of the season at the N.Y. Jets (9/20) when he dropped Mark Sanchez for a 9-yard loss in the fourth quarter.
* Played in his 100th career game vs. Miami (11/8).
* Led the team with a season-high seven tackles in a 20-10 win vs. Carolina (12/13).
* Started at defensive end and finished second on the team with nine tackles in the postseason game vs. Baltimore (1/10).

2008 (13/13)
* Started all 13 games in which he played and missed three contests due to injury.
* Finished seventh on the team with 65 tackles (38 solo), including a pair of sacks, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
* Tallied eight tackles against Kansas City (9/7), setting a season game high.
* Recovered a fumble, the Patriots' first of the season, at San Diego (10/12).
* Racked up seven tackles (5 solo) and a forced fumble against Denver (10/20).
* Tied a season high with eight tackles and recorded his first sack of the season against St. Louis (10/26).
* Led the team in tackles and tied his season high with eight tackles against Buffalo (11/9) and tallied his second sack of the season.

2007 (16/16, 3/3)
* Started at defensive end in all 16 regular-season games for the third time in his career.
* Finished second on the team in tackles with 83 and led the team in fumble recoveries with three, also a single-season career best.
* Was voted a defensive captain for the 2007 season by his teammates for the first time in his career.
* Set a career high for fumble recoveries with two in the Patriots' win over Washington (10/28).
* Established a season high for quarterback hits with four in the Patriots' win over Miami (12/23).
* Tied for the team lead with seven tackles at the N.Y. Jets (9/9) and tallied a half sack.
* Tied for the team lead in tackles with six against San Diego (9/16).
* Led the team with three quarterback hits at Cincinnati (10/1).
* Dragged down Tony Romo on a 2-yard sack at Dallas (10/15).
* Pounced on his third career fumble recovery at Miami (10/21).
* Set a single-game career high with two fumble recoveries, both off of Mike Vrabel strip-sacks, vs. Washington (10/28).
* Tied for the team lead in tackles with eight at Indianapolis (11/4).
* Teamed up with Adalius Thomas for a half sack at Buffalo (11/18).
* Contributed seven tackles and a quarterback hit against the N.Y. Jets (12/16).
* Finished with a season-high 1.5 sacks on consecutive plays and four quarterback hits against Miami (12/23).
* Registered an 8-yard strip-sack of Jaguars quarterback David Garrard in the Patriots Division playoff game victory over Jacksonville (1/12).
* Made six tackles and one quarterback hit in the Patriots' win over the San Diego Chargers in the AFC Championship Game (1/20).
* Contributed six tackles against the N.Y. Giants in Super Bowl XLII (2/3).

2006 (15/15, 3/3)
* Started 15 games at defensive end and finished second on the team with a career-high 117 tackles (66 solo).
* Tied for second on the team with a career-high 7.5 sacks.
* Registered 10 or more tackles seven times in 2006.
* Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month after a December in which he recorded 43 tackles (27 solo) and four sacks.
* Collected a career-high 12 tackles against the N.Y. Jets (9/17) and against Indianapolis (11/5).
* Collected eight tackles (4 solo), two quarterback hits and the game-winning safety in the fourth quarter against Buffalo (9/10).
* Led the team with a career-high 12 tackles (3 solo) and a quarterback hit at the Jets (9/17).
* Notched five tackles (3 solo), a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at Cincinnati (10/1).
* Led the team with 12 tackles (5 solo) against Indianapolis (11/5).
* Against Green Bay (11/19), collected three tackles (2 solo), one and a half sacks and a quarterback hit.
* Led the team with 10 tackles (8 solo) and two quarterback hits against Chicago (11/26).
* Finished tied for second on the team with 10 tackles (7 solo) and two sacks against Detroit (12/3).
* Started at defensive end and led the team with six tackles (3 solo) at Jacksonville (12/24).
* Finished second on the team with 10 tackles (5 solo) and a sack at Tennessee (12/31).

2005 (16/16, 2/2)
* Started all 16 games and both playoff contests.
* Finished third on the team with a career-high 77 tackles (40 solo) and added 1.5 sacks, a pass defensed and a fumble recovery.
* Was part of a defensive front that allowed an average of just 31.3 rushing yards per game in the month of December.
* In the playoffs, tied for third on the team with 14 tackles (6 solo).
* Recorded seven tackles (3 solo), a sack and a fumble recovery against Kansas City (11/27).
* Collected four tackles (3 solo), including a half sack against Miami (1/1).
* Finished second on the team with 11 tackles (6 solo) against Denver (1/14).

2004 (16/16, 3/2)
* Started all 16 regular season games at defensive end.
* Registered 64 tackles (46 solo) including 3.5 sacks, with his tackle total ranking second among Patriots defensive linemen.
* Led all Patriots defensive linemen in the playoffs with 11 tackles (8 solo).
* Finished second on the team with 10 tackles (6 solo) and a forced fumble, halting a Colts drive in the third quarter against Indianapolis (9/9).
* Collected seven solo tackles, including two sacks and a pass defensed against Kansas City (11/22).
* Saw action in the Patriots' victory over the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX and registered a solo tackle.

2003 (16/4, 3/0)
* Played in all 16 games with four starts on the defensive line and was the first Patriots top pick to play in all 16 games as a rookie since Damien Woody in 1999.
* Made his NFL debut at Buffalo (9/7).
* Made his first career start vs. Tennessee (10/05).
* Registered his first career sack in the Patriots' overtime victory at Miami (10/19).
* Saw action on the defensive front in the Patriots' Super Bowl XXXVIII victory over the Panthers with one pass defensed.

Honors and Awards

2008 : USA Today's All-Joe Team
2007 : New England Patriots Ron Burton ; Community Service Award
2006 : AFC Defensive Player of the Month (Dec.) ; Peter King's All-Pro Team


* Warren was a mainstay on the Texas A&M defensive line for four seasons, playing at defensive end, defensive tackle and nose guard during his career.
* Totaled 144 tackles (78 solos) with 13.5 sacks for losses of 72 yards, 40 stops for losses of 124 yards, 20 quarterback pressures, a forced fumble and a pair of blocked kicks while playing in 36 games, including 25 starts.
* All-Big 12 Conference second-team selection by The NFL Draft Report as a senior while starting 10 games at left defensive end, recording 52 tackles (29 solos) with 4.5 sacks for losses of 21 yards and 12 stops for losses of 35 yards.
* All-Big 12 Conference first-team selection as a junior while playing in 10 games, starting seven contests at nose guard and recorded 41 tackles (19 solos) with four sacks for minus 24 yards and 12 stops for losses of 37 yards.
* Played in every game, starting the final eight contests at left defensive end as a sophomore.
* Appeared in five games, recording 13 tackles (7 solos) as a freshman.


* Ty'ron Markeith Warren was born the son of Annette Warren and Larry Dickey on Feb. 6, 1981 in Bryan, Texas.
* Attended Bryan (Tex.) High and posted 248 tackles, 22 quarterback sacks, 69 tackles for loss of yardage and 90 quarterback pressures during his three-year varsity career.
* Earned first-team all-state honors after totaling 109 tackles, nine sacks and 28 tackles for losses as a senior.
* Three-year letterman in track.
* Uncle, Curtis Dickey, was an All-American tailback at Texas A&M (1976-79) and was selected in the first round of the 1980 NFL draft by the Baltimore Colts.
* Ty has participated in the Patriots partnership with Morgan Memorial Goodwill for the Adopt-a-Family program, which annually provides Thanksgiving dinners to over 100 needy families.
* Ty was part of a Patriots contingent that brought the Lombardi Trophy to Providence to celebrate the Patriots' Super Bowl XXXVIII championship with their Rhode Island fans at WaterFire in the spring of 2004.
* In 2007, sponsored a holiday shopping spree for 25 children from the Boys and Girls Club of Brockton.
* In 2008, joined 150 volunteers to build a playground in Dorchester, Mass.
* Served as an honorary coach in the 2008 BELL Bowl, a fundraiser at Gillette Stadium to benefit the BELL Foundation.
* In 2008, participated in the United Way of Rhode Island's Hometown Huddle at the East Providence Boys & Girls Club.
* Participated in the NFL's "Take A Player To School Day" in December 2008, riding to school with a seventh-grader from Whitman, Mass., and speaking to children at Whitman Middle School about the importance of good health.
* Supporter of the Kids Caf Program at the Chelsea, Mass. Boys and Girls Club.
* Helped distribute Thanksgiving food baskets at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries in Boston.
* Established "Ty Warren's Holiday Blitz", providing a holiday shopping spree to members of New England Boys and Girls Clubs in need.
* Hobbies include fishing and playing golf.
* Ty and his wife Kesha have four children, Brionna, Brielle, Bailey and Brooklyn.
* Majored in agricultural development at Texas A&M.


* Ty and his wife Kesha established a non-profit foundation called "First and Goal" that contributes to a number of causes. In November 2007, "First & Goal" sponsored a shopping spree for 13 families at a supermarket in Mansfield, Mass. so that the families could purchase food for a Thanksgiving meal.
* Ty and Kesha were members of the Boys & Girls Club growing up and have maintained strong ties to the organization. The couple has furnished their hometown Boys & Girls Club with game tables and also teamed up with Reebok to design and manufacture all-star jerseys for all three levels of all-star teams at the club.
* Ty was the recipient of the Patriots' Ron Burton Community Service Award in 2007.

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