Torell Troup

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Torell Troup
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Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-23) June 23, 1988 (age 32)
Detroit, Michigan
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:327 lb (148 kg)
Career information
High school: Conyers (GA) Salem
College: Central Florida
NFL Draft: 2010  / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:31
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Torell Troup (born June 23, 1988) is a former American football defensive tackle. Troup was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCF.

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High school career

Troup attended Salem High School in Conyers, Georgia, where he was a two-time first-team all-state performer as a junior and senior. He finished his senior season with 96 total tackles (50 solo stops), six tackles for loss, and three quarterback sacks.

Considered a two-star recruit by Rivals.com , Troup was not listed among the top defensive tackle prospects in 2006. He chose Central Florida over Minnesota, Maryland, and Ole Miss. [1]

College career

As a true freshman at the University of Central Florida, Troup saw action in nine games, including three starts at defensive tackle. By his sophomore season he had established himself as a key part of the rotation and started 11 of 14 games on the defensive line.

In his junior season, Troup earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors, after starting all 12 games and logging 52 tackles, 12.5 tackles for a loss (2nd on the team), and two sacks. [2] A team captain in his senior year, he started all 13 games and helped the Knights lead Conference USA in rushing defense for the second consecutive season and post C-USA's top total defense.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
HeightWeightArm lengthHand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2 58 in
(1.90 m)
314 lb
(142 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
9 78 in
(0.25 m)
5.12 s1.75 s2.84 s4.73 s7.61 s29 in
(0.74 m)
8 ft 2 in
(2.49 m)
34 reps
All values from NFL Combine. [3]

Buffalo Bills

Troup was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. Troup was placed on injured reserve on August 23, 2012. He was released by the Buffalo Bills on August 31, 2013.

Oakland Raiders

Troup was signed by the Oakland Raiders as a reserve/future free agent on January 2, 2014. The Raiders released Troup on August 24, 2014. [4]

Personal

Troup is the son of Tory Troup and Lashana Johnson-Troup. He played under the name Torell Johnson during his high school career and his first two seasons at Central Florida.

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References

  1. "Torrell Johnson Recruiting Profile", Rivals.com, retrieved February 4, 2010.
  2. Sonnone, Brendan (March 24, 2009), "UCF has a Motivated Troup", InsideKnights.com.
  3. "Torell Troup Draft Profile", NFLDraftScout.com, retrieved March 28, 2010.
  4. Raiders Announce Transactions