Torell Troup
No. 98     Buffalo Bills
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-06-23) June 23, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
High School: Conyers (GA) Salem
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 327 lb (148 kg)
Career information
College: Central Florida
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Debuted in 2010 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     31
Sacks     0.0
Forced fumbles     0
Stats at

Torell Troup (born June 23, 1987) is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). Troup was chosen by the Bills in the 2nd round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

High school career Edit

Troup attended Salem High School in Conyers, Georgia, where he was a two-time first-team all-state performer as a junior and senior. He finished his senior season with 96 total tackles (50 solo stops), six tackles for loss and three quarterback sacks.

Considered a two-star recruit by, Troup was not listed among the top defensive tackle prospects in 2006. He chose Central Florida over Minnesota, Maryland, and Ole Miss.[1]

College career Edit

As a true freshman at the University of Central Florida, Troup saw action in nine games, including three starts at defensive tackle. By his sophomore season he had established himself as a key part of the rotation and started 11 of 14 games on the defensive line.

In his junior season, Troup earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors, after starting all 12 games and logging 52 tackles, 12.5 tackles for a loss (2nd on the team), and two sacks.[2] A team captain in his senior year, he started all 13 games and helped the Knights lead Conference USA in rushing defense for the second consecutive season and post C-USA's top total defense.

Professional career Edit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2⅝ in 314 lb 5.12 s 1.75 s 2.84 s 4.73 s 7.61 s 29 in 8 ft 2 in 34 rep

Troup was placed on injured reserve on August 23, 2012.

Personal Edit

Troup is the son of Tory Troup and Lashana Johnson. He played under the name Torell Johnson during his high school career and his first two seasons at Central Florida.

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