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Yannick Ngakoue
DE #91
Washington, DC

Quick Stats (2016):

Career Stats
TOTAL 22 19 3 8.0 0 2 1 9 -- 9 0 4 0
2016 JAX 16 15 22 19 3 8.0 -- 2 1 9 9 9 0 4 --

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Originally drafted by Jacksonville in the third round (69th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft

PRO (Games played/started - 16/15)

• Made his NFL debut in team’s season opener in 2016
• Owns the franchise rookie record for sacks in a single season (8.0)

2016 (w/ JAX - 16/15)

• 9/11 vs. G.B.: Made two tackles (one solo) in NFL and Jaguars debut
• 9/18 at S.D.: Made his first career start at LEO and made three tackles (two solo), including his first career strip-sack in the second quarter
• 9/25 vs. BAL: Registered his second consecutive game with a sack-fumble ... One of three players to register a sack and a forced fumble in consecutive games this season, joining BUF’s Lorenzo Alexander and WAS’ Trent Murphy
• 10/2 vs. IND: Registered four tackles, including 1.0 sack, as well as his first career interception and third career forced fumble ... Only NFL player this season to register a sack, forced fumble and an interception in the same game
• 10/16 at CHI: Started at LEO and made 1.0 sack, becoming the first rookie in team history to register a sack in four consecutive games ... Fourth player in Jaguars history to register a sack in four consecutive games (Tony Brackens, Rob Meier and Gary Walker)
• 10/23 vs. OAK: Started at LEO and totaled two solo tackles
• 10/27 at TEN: Started at LEO and recorded a QB hit
• 11/6 at K.C.: Convered two PAT attempts and missed a 54-yard FG attempt
• 11/13 vs. HOU: Started at LEO, making one solo tackle and one pass defensed
• 11/20 at DET: Started at LEO and tallied one solo tackle, a five-yard sack of QB Matthew Stafford
• 11/27 at BUF: Started at LEO and picked up his sixth sack of the season, along with two tackles (one solo)
• 12/4 vs. DEN: Started at LEO and exited the game with an ankle injury
• 12/11 vs. MIN: Started at LEO and made one solo tackle and registered a forced fumble
• 12/18 at HOU: Started at LEO and made one solo tackle
• 12/24 vs. TEN: Started at LEO and registered 1.0 sack
• 1/1 at IND: Started at LEO and registered two solo tackles, 1.0 sack and one tackle for a loss

COLLEGE (at Maryland, 2013-15

As a senior, selected First Team All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... Set Maryland’s single-season sack record (13.5), breaking a record set by Mark Duda (1982) and Bruce Palmer (1978) ... Ranked second nationally in sacks per game ... Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman


• Son of Marlene Chantelly
• Honor roll student
• Worked as a volunteer with the homeless and helped mentor children
• Majored in African American studies
• Attended Friendship Collegiate Academy (Washington, D.C.)
• Named a first team Parade All-America and the 2012 D.C. Gatorade Player of the Year
• Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals, No. 11 OLB
• Helped lead the school to the DCSAA title as a senior

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