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Tyrell Sutton biography

Date of birth : 1986-12-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Akron, Ohio
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-26
Credited as : Football player NFL, running back for the Panthers, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Tyrell Sutton, is an American football running back for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Northwestern.

Claimed off waivers by Carolina (9/6/09)...Waived by Green Bay (9/5/09)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Green Bay (5/1/09).

Career
2009
Claimed off waivers by Carolina (9/6) after being waived by Green Bay in the final roster cutdown (9/5)...Played in seven games with one start...Started at fullback at New Orleans (11/8)...Compiled 68 yards on 12 attempts...Posted six receptions for 62 yards...Averaged 21.6 yards on 14 kickoff returns with a long of 32 yards...Inactive for nine games...At New Orleans (11/8): Made first NFL start, lining up at fullback in place of Brad Hoover and Tony Fiammetta, who were both inactive due to injuries...Responded with three carries for 15 yards and one catch for 11 yards...Opened holes for DeAngelo Williams to rush for 149 yards and two touchdowns...Gained nine yards on first NFL carry – a dive play up the middle on the Panthers' first offensive snap of the game...Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Green Bay (5/1)...Ranked fifth in the NFL during the preseason with 191 rushing yards and one touchdown on 40 attempts...Led the Packers with a 24.4-yard kickoff-return average on five returns.

COLLEGE
Played in 40 games with 38 starts at Northwestern...Led the Wildcats in rushing all four years...Finished second all-time in school history with 5,138 all-purpose yards, 3,886 rushing yards and 37 touchdowns...Set a school record for the most career receiving yards by a running back with 1,244...2008 (Sr.): All-Big 10 Conference honorable mention...Started nine games...Missed four games with an injured wrist...Produced 890 yards and six touchdowns on 184 attempts...Recorded 35 catches for 305 yards and two touchdowns...2007 (Jr.): All-Big 10 Conference honorable mention...Played in seven games with six starts...Did not play in five games because of an ankle injury...Rushed for 522 yards and four touchdowns on 108 carries...Posted 30 receptions for 282 yards...2006 (So.): All-Big 10 Conference honorable mention...Started 12 games...Compiled 1,000 yards and five touchdowns on 189 attempts...Notched 40 catches for 261 yards and two touchdowns...2005 (Fr.): Freshman All-American...Offensive Freshman of the Year by The Sporting News...Big 10 Conference Freshman of the Year...Played in 12 games with 11 starts...Amassed 1,474 yards – the third-highest total in school history – and 16 touchdowns on 250 carries...Caught 44 passes for 396 yards and two touchdowns.

PERSONAL
Attended Archbishop Hoban HS in Akron, Ohio...Majored in communication studies at Northwestern.

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