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Javon Hargrave
DT #79
Height:
6-2
Weight:
305
Age:
24
College:
South Carolina State
Hometown:
Salisbury, NC
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
27
SCK
2.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 27 18 9 2.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2016 PIT 15 13 27 18 9 2.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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Biography

PRO (15-13/3-3): Drafted by the Steelers in the third round (89th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

2016 (15-13/3-3): Inactive due to a concussion 12/11 at Buffalo (returned to starting lineup 12/18 at Cincinnati).

  • 9/12 at Washington: Made his NFL debut.
  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Started his first career contest, recording his first career tackle.
  • 11/20 at Cleveland: Recorded his first career sack, taking down QB Cody Kessler…recovered his first career fumble that was forced by LB Ryan Shazier…the fumble recovery was in the endzone, giving him his first defensive touchdown in his career.
  • 11/24 at Indianapolis: Sacked QB Scott Tolzien in the third quarter…marked the first time in his career that he recorded at least one sack in consecutive games
  • AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England: Sacked QB Tom Brady in the first quarter, marking his first career postseason sack.

PRO (15-13/3-3): Drafted by the Steelers in the third round (89th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

2016 (15-13/3-3): Inactive due to a concussion 12/11 at Buffalo (returned to starting lineup 12/18 at Cincinnati).

  • 9/12 at Washington: Made his NFL debut.
  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Started his first career contest, recording his first career tackle.
  • 11/20 at Cleveland: Recorded his first career sack, taking down QB Cody Kessler…recovered his first career fumble that was forced by LB Ryan Shazier…the fumble recovery was in the endzone, giving him his first defensive touchdown in his career.
  • 11/24 at Indianapolis: Sacked QB Scott Tolzien in the third quarter…marked the first time in his career that he recorded at least one sack in consecutive games
  • AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England: Sacked QB Tom Brady in the first quarter, marking his first career postseason sack.

      COLLEGE: Started all 47 games played at South Carolina State (2012-15)…totaled 200 tackles, 62.0 TFLs, 37.0 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries… was a two-time SBN Sports Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (2014-15)…in 2015, ranked fifth in the FCS with 22.0 TFLs…lead the MEAC Conference and finished third in the FCS with 16.0 sacks in 2014…earned second-team All-MEAC second-team honors in 2013…majored in sports communication.

      PERSONAL: Attended North Roan High School (Spencer, N.C.)…earned four letters in football and basketball, and one in track…garnered all-state and all-county accolades in football, and he was named Defensive Player of the Year twice…was all-state in basketball, and was named Player of the Year as a junior, and was a member of the 2011 basketball state championship team…son of Yvette and Tim Bates…Full name: Javon DeAndre Hargrave.