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Luke Kuechly • #59 • LB
Ht/Wt:6'3", 238 lbs.
Born:Apr 20, 1991 (29 yrs) in Cincinnati, OH
Hometown:Cincinnati, OH
College:Boston College
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Carolina in 2012 (1/9).
2019 Season Stats
G GS Solo Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 16 16 81 63 0 0 2 26 0 0 0
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Scouting Report
A true tackling machine, he had a rare knack for reading plays as they unfolded and was explosive getting off blocks in order to get to the ball carrier. Possessed the size and athleticism to handle most blockers and the speed and versatility to cover just about anyone on the field. Lacked elite explosiveness and agility. Was not a natural pass rusher and did not pressure quarterbacks on a constant basis. While he was quite durable, the wear and tear forced him to retire at a very early age.
Long Range Potential: Generational middle linebacker.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Defensive Player of the Year 2013
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year 2012
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
NCAA Bronko Nagurski Award 2011
NCAA Dick Butkus Award 2011
NCAA Lombardi Award 2011
NCAA Lott Trophy 2011
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