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Encyclopedia > Terrell Suggs
Terrell Suggs
Date of birth October 11, 1982 (1982-10-11) (age 24)
Place of birth Flag of the United States Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position(s) Defensive end/ Outside linebacker
College Arizona State
NFL Draft 2003 / Round 1/ Pick 10
Career highlights
Pro Bowls 2005, 2007
Awards 2003 AP NFL Defensive R.O.Y.
2002 Nagurski Award
2002 Ted Hendricks Award
Statistics
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2003-present Baltimore Ravens

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Early life

After moving from Minneapolis to Saint Paul, Terrell began playing for West Minnehaha Rec. Center and Jimmy Lee Rec. Center. At Jimmy Lee, Suggs played on a very talented team that included future Minnesota Twin Joe Mauer. The family then settled in Chandler, Arizona where he enjoyed a successful career at Hamilton High School. Terrell Suggs attended Arizona State University, where he played defensive end for both Bruce Snyder and Dirk Koetter. He finished his career there with 163 tackles, including a school career record 65.5 tackles for losses, a school career record 44 sacks, 14 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 2 interceptions, and 9 passes deflected. As a senior, he had 24 sacks, which set the NCAA record for most sacks in a season. For an overview of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, see Minneapolis-Saint Paul. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Boyd W. Dunn (R) Area  - City  58. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... Dirk Koetter is the head coach for the Arizona State University football team. ... In American football and Canadian football, a quarterback sack occurs when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw a forward pass. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...


NFL career

Terrell was signed in the NFL as one of the youngest defensive players at the age of 20 years old. Suggs' enjoyed immediate success in his rookie year, as he recorded 12 sacks and 1 interception and earning Defensive Rookie of The Year honors while playing the Left Outside Linebacker position in Baltimore's 3-4 defensive scheme. His best season came in 2004 when he was elected to his first Pro Bowl in which he had 10.5 sacks and recorded 60 tackles. In 2005, Terrell Suggs' defensive coordinator of his only two years in the NFL, Mike Nolan was signed to be the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. The Baltimore Ravens hired their new defensive co-ordinator Rex Ryan, son of legendary defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, who moved Terrell's position from outside linebacker to defensive end. Although Terrell was primarily a defensive end in 2005, he still recorded a personal record of 2 interceptions in 2005. His 8 sacks were a career low but they mostly came at the end of the season when Terrell was getting accustomed to his new position. In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Mike Nolan (born March 7, 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland) is the head coach for the National Football Leagues San Francisco 49ers. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... Rex Ryan (born December 13, 1962 in Ardmore, Oklahoma) is an American football coach, the current defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens. ... Buddy Ryan (born James David Ryan on February 17, 1934) is a former American football coach. ... The defensive team or defense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage not in possession of the ball. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ...


Suggs is renowned league-wide as one of the game's premiere young pass rushers. In the 2006 season, Terrell helped the Raven's defense only allow 12.7 points per game, being the NFL's best overall defense. He played alongside many defensive stars like Ray Lewis, Trevor Pryce, Bart Scott, Adalius Thomas, Chris McAlister, and Ed Reed. He earned a second Pro Bowl appearance for his efforts. Ray Lewis may mean any of several people: Ray Lewis (football), an American professional American football player Ray Lewis (runner), a Canadian track-and-field athlete Ray Lewis (singer), an American rhythm and blues singer and member of The Drifters Category: ... Adalius Donquail Thomas (born July 18, 1977 in Equality, Alabama) is an American football linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. ... Christopher James McAlister (born June 14, 1977 in Pasadena, California) is a cornerback who plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. He went to the University of Arizona. ... Edward Earl Reed, Jr. ... The 2007 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl is scheduled to take place on February 10, 2007, at 1:00 p. ...


Charity work

Suggs continues to do charity work in Minneapolis and has started a charity to help raise money for children from the inner-city to attend post-secondary education after high school. This article is about the city in Minnesota. ...


Trivia

  • His nickname is "T-Sizzle".
  • When he was asked what celebrity he looked like, he said the character Bubba from the movie Forrest Gump.
Preceded by
Julius Peppers
Defensive Rookie of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Jonathan Vilma
2003 NFL Draft
First Round
Carson Palmer | Charles Rogers | Andre Johnson | Dewayne Robertson | Terence Newman | Johnathan Sullivan | Byron Leftwich | Jordan Gross | Kevin Williams | Terrell Suggs | Marcus Trufant | Jimmy Kennedy | Ty Warren | Michael Haynes | Jerome McDougle | Troy Polamalu | Bryant Johnson | Calvin Pace | Kyle Boller | George Foster | Jeff Faine | Rex Grossman | Willis McGahee | Dallas Clark | William Joseph | Kwame Harris | Larry Johnson | Andre Woolfolk | Nick Barnett | Sammy Davis | Nnamdi Asomugha | Tyler Brayton

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Terrell Suggs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (452 words)
Terrell Suggs (Born: October 11, 1982 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an NFL defensive end/linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens.
Terrell was signed in the NFL as one of the youngest defensive players at the age of 20 years old.
In 2005, Terrell Suggs' defensive coordinator of his only two years in the NFL, Mike Nolan was signed to be the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
Scout.com: Terrell Suggs acquitted in felony assault trial (555 words)
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was acquitted in his felony aggravated assault trial Wednesday by an Arizona jury that found the Pro Bowl pass rusher not guilty on all counts.
Suggs' younger brother, Donald Suggs, was found innocent of two aggravated assault charges that could have earned him a mandatory prison term if convicted.
Suggs declined prosecutors' plea bargain offer last month that wouldn't have entailed jail time, saying he didn't want to "destroy" his name for something he said he was not guilty of.
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