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Richard Clebert
No. 66     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-11-15) November 15, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth: Queens, New York
High School: Miami (FL) Edison
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
College: South Florida
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2009 for the New York Sentinels
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Richard Clebert (born November 15, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He played college football at South Florida.

High school career

A native of Miami, Clebert attended Miami Edison Senior High School. He waspart of the "Edison Five" who signed with South Florida in 2004, along with running back Chad Simpson, tackle Marc Dile, receiver Jackie Chambers, and linebacker Brouce Mompremier. Regarded as a three-star recruit, he was listed as the No. 50 defensive tackle available in his class.[1]

College career

Clebert was a three-year starter at nose tackle for South Florida. He had 22 tackles as a junior, and 31 as senior. Known for his weight room prowess, he reportedly bench-pressed 225 pounds 43 times.[2]

Professional career

2008 NFL Draft

Clebert was graded as the 31st defensive tackle available in the 2008 NFL Draft by Sports Illustrated.[3] In a draft that saw 18 defensive tackles selected, he went undrafted. In the off-season, he tried out for the New Orleans Saints but did not earn a contract.[4]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Richard Clebert signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on January 24, 2013.


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