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Yannick Ngakoue
DE #91
Height:
6-2
Weight:
246
Age:
22
College:
Maryland
Hometown:
Washington, DC
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
15
SCK
6.5
FF
3
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 37 30 7 14.5 0 2 1 9 -- 9 0 7 1
2017 JAX 7 7 15 11 4 6.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 3 1
2016 JAX 16 15 22 19 3 8.0 -- 2 1 9 9 9 0 4 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU W 29-7 4 3 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2 TEN L 16-37 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 BAL W 44-7 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @NYJ L 20-23 2 2 0 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
5 @PIT W 30-9 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 LA L 17-27 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @IND W 27-0 4 3 1 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

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

PRO (Games played/started - 19/18)

• Made his NFL debut in team’s season opener in 2016
• Owns the franchise rookie record for sacks in a single season (8.0)
• Of his 10.0 career sacks, six have been strip-sacks

 2017 (w/ JAX - 3/3)                                             
    • 9/10 at HOU:  Started at DE and recorded four tackles (three solo), two strip-sacks and one fumble recovery
    • 9/17 vs. TEN: Assisted on one tackle
    • 9/24 vs. BAL: Started at DE and recorded two solo tackles and one tackle for a loss

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

PERSONAL

• 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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