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Stephon Tuitt
Team
Round2
Selection14 (46 overall)
PositionDefensive End
SchoolNotre Dame
YearJR
Born5/23/1993
Height6-5
Weight304
High SchoolMonroe (Monroe, Georgia)
Player Background
Was a First-Team All-Independent pick in 2013 as a junior ... Earned Second-Team All-America accolades in 2012 as a sophomore while playing for the Fighting Irish who lost in the BCS National Championship Game ... Appeared on the Bednarik Award Watch List in both 2012 and 2013 ... Finished college career tied for third in Notre Dame history with 21.5 career sacks, despite skipping final year of eligibility ... Recorded 49 total tackles, nine stops for loss, 7.5 sacks, one forced fumble and an interception return for a touchdown as a junior ... Made a huge impact in '12 by posting 45 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 11 quarterback hurries ... Has size, strength and athleticism to contribute on an NFL defensive line immediately ... Displays incredible agility considering his massive frame ... Needs to improve usage of hands to survive against offensive tackles at the next level ... Tends to play without a sense of urgency ... Considered one of the top prospects at the defensive end position due to his physical gifts.


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