Tim Settle

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Tim Settle
Tim Settle WFT vs Chargers SEP2021 (cropped).jpg
Settle with the Washington Football Team in 2021
No. 99 – Buffalo Bills
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-07-11) July 11, 1997 (age 26)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:313 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school: Stonewall Jackson (Bull Run, Virginia)
College: Virginia Tech (2015–2017)
NFL draft: 2018  / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2017)
  • Second-team All-Freshman ACC (2016)
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:87
Sacks:9.0
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:2
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

Tim Settle (born July 11, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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Early years

Settle attended Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, Virginia. He played high school football for the Raiders. [1] As a senior, he tallied 72 tackles, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and 10 pass deflections. [2] A five-star recruit, Settle committed to play football for the Virginia Tech Hokies in January 2015, choosing them over programs such as Louisville and USC. [3]

College career

Settle attended and played college football at Virginia Tech under head coaches Frank Beamer and Justin Fuente. [4] [5] He did not play as a true freshman in 2015 and chose to redshirt. [6]

As a redshirt freshman in 2016, Settle played in all 14 of Virginia Tech's games, recording 17 tackles (seven for loss), two quarterback hurries and one blocked kick. [7] He was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-Freshman Second-Team. [8]

In 2017, as a redshirt sophomore, he played in 13 games, tallying 36 tackles (12.5 for loss), four sacks, one pass deflection, two quarterback hurries, and one blocked kick. [9] Following the season, he was named to the 2017 All-ACC Second-Team. [10] On January 4, 2018, Settle decided to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. [11]

College statistics

YearSchoolGSoloAstTotLossSk
2016 Virginia Tech 11710177.00.0
2017 Virginia Tech 1221153612.54.0
CareerVirginia Tech2328255319.54.0

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
HeightWeightArm lengthHand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump
6 ft 2+34 in
(1.90 m)
329 lb
(149 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
5.22 s1.81 s3.00 s4.83 s7.78 s25.5 in
(0.65 m)
8 ft 3 in
(2.51 m)
All values from NFL Combine/Pro Day [12] [13]
Settle in 2019 Tim settle 2019.jpg
Settle in 2019

Washington Redskins / Football Team

Settle was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round, 163rd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft. [14] He made his NFL debut in the Redskins' season-opening 24–6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. [15] In Week 12, against the Dallas Cowboys, he recorded the first three tackles of his professional career. [16] Settle made his first NFL start in a Week 2 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in 2019. [17] In Week 5 Settle sacked Tom Brady to record his first career NFL sack. Settle finished the 2020 season with a new career high of five sacks, which ranked him fourth on the team. [18]

On December 14, 2021, Settle was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list, [19] but reactivated a week later. [20]

Buffalo Bills

On March 17, 2022, Settle signed a two-year contract with the Buffalo Bills. [21]

NFL career statistics

Legend
BoldCareer high

Regular season

YearTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GPGSCmbSoloAstTFLQBHSckSftyPDIntYdsY/ILngTDFFFRYdsY/RTD
2018 WAS 160862100.00000000000
2019 WAS 1511495252.00000000000
2020 WAS 16119127575.00000000000
2021 WAS 1701376400.000000001-7-7.00
2022 BUF 15219118421.00100001100.00
Career 78473452816148.001000012-7-3.50

Postseason

YearTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GPGSCmbSoloAstTFLQBHSckSftyPDIntYdsY/ILngTDFFFRYdsY/RTD
2020 WAS 10000000.00000000000
2022 BUF 21211000.00000000000
Career 21211000.00000000000

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