Vinny Curry

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Vinny Curry
No. 75     Philadelphia Eagles
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-30) June 30, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Neptune, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Neptune.
College: Marshall
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
Debuted in 2012 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2013
Tackles15
Sacks3.0
Forced fumbles0
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Vinny Curry
No. 75     Philadelphia Eagles
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-30) June 30, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Neptune, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Neptune.
College: Marshall
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
Debuted in 2012 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2013
Tackles15
Sacks3.0
Forced fumbles0
Stats at NFL.com

Vinny Curry (born June 30, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Marshall, he was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Curry had his breakout season in 2010, as a junior where he had a career high 12 sacks.[1] As a senior in 2011, Curry had 74 tackles, 11 sacks, and 6 forced fumbles.[2] The 11 sacks were the sixth most in the nation and the 6 forced fumbles were second.[3] Curry became the first Marshall player to win C-USA Defensive Player of the Year since Albert McClellan in 2006.

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Curry was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (59th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He is the highest selected player from Marshall since Darius Watts in 2004.

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
6 ft 3 in266 lb32.6 in9.2 in4.98 s4.40 s6.90 s32 in9 ft 2 in28 reps
All values from NFL Combine[4]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Curry signed a four-year contract with the team on May 9, 2012.

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