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Devon Still
No. 75     Cincinnati Bengals
Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-11) July 11, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Camden, New Jersey
High School: Wilmington (DE) Howard
Career information
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 53
Debuted in 2012 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active Roster
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (2011)
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2011)
  • Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year (2011)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles     21
Sacks     0.5
Forced fumbles     1

Devon J. Still (born July 11, 1989) is an American football defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Pennsylvania State University, and received All-American honors. He was considered one of the best defensive tackle prospects, and was selected by the Bengals in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Still was born in Camden, New Jersey. He attended Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware, where he was a standout lineman for the Howard Wildcats high school football team. Still was a team captain during his senior season, recorded fifty-nine tackles, eighteen of them for a loss, and was recognized as the Lineman-of-the-Year by the Delaware Interscholastic Coaches Association. He also was a member of the Howard Wildcats basketball and track and field teams.[2]

College careerEdit

Still attended Pennsylvania State University, where he played for coach Joe Paterno's Penn State Nittany Lions football team from 2008 to 2011.[2] He was named the 2011 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, becoming only the second defensive tackle to win the award (along with former teammate, Jared Odrick).[3] He was also named Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year,[4] consensus All-Big Ten,[4] and to 10 first team All-American teams.[5] He was a finalist for both the Outland and Bednarik awards.[6] Still was elected a team captain for the Nittany Lions as a senior in 2011.[7] He is a charter member of the Eta Alpha chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Professional careerEdit

At the 2012 NFL Draft, Still was selected in the second round by the Cincinnati Bengals, with the 53rd overall selection.

PersonalEdit

Still's cousins, Art Still and Levon Kirkland, also played in the NFL.[7] He has a daughter, Leah Sari.[7]

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