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Carolina Panthers NFC South
Luke Kuechly • #59 • LB
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 238 lbs.
Born:Apr 20, 1991 (27 yrs) in Cincinnati, OH
Hometown:Cincinnati, OH
College:Boston College
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Carolina in 2012 (1/9).
2018 Season Stats
G GS Solo Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 13 13 77 34 2 8 1 0 0 1 0
On Pace 16 16 95 42 2 10 1 0 0 1 0
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Scouting Report
A true tackling machine. Has a rare knack for reading plays as they unfold and is explosive getting off blocks and getting to the ball-carriers. Possesses the size and athleticism to handle most blockers and the speed and versatility to play several linebacker spots. Lacks elite explosiveness and agility. Isn't a natural pass rusher and needs to prove he can pressure quarterbacks on a constant basis and stay with bigger, faster players in pass coverage (as he's not a natural defender man-to-man).
Long Range Potential: Pro Bowl, generational thumping 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 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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