Terrell Suggs Bio - Biography

Name Terrell Suggs
Height 6'3
Naionality American
Date of Birth October 11, 1982
Place of Birth Minneapolis, MN
Famous for
One of the premier players in the nation...a pre- and postseason honors candidate...one of 64 players on the preseason watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, annually awarded to the nation's top collegiate defensive player...is a second-team preseason All-American and a first-team All-Pac-10 selection by the Sporting News and Football News...is listed as the fourth-best defensive end in the nation by that same publication...started as a true freshman in 2000...a team leader...very athletic and fast player...one of the best pass rush specialists in the country. 2001: Leader of Sun Devil defense...was a third-team All-American by Football News...first-team All-Pac-10 selection...started all 11 games...had 42 tackles, 24 unassisted...added 18 tackles for loss totaling 79 yards...already in ranks in ASU's career top 10 in sacks and tackles for loss after only two seasons...also ranks sixth in the country among active leaders in career sacks (20)...had a season-high five tackles for loss at USC...had two tackles for loss in four different games...had 10 quarterback sacks, all solo, totaling 57 yards...second in the Pac-10 in total sacks and first in solo sacks...broke up three passes...forced four fumbles...had a career game vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, totaling 10 tackles with four being tackles for loss. 2000: Pac-10 Conference Freshman of the Year...Bill Kajikawa Award co-winner with Jeff Krohn for ASU Freshman-of-the-Year honors...Football News first-team Freshman All-American...a third-team Freshman All-America selection by the Sporting News...started all but two games at left end...became just the second true freshman in school history to start the first game of the season...finished sixth on the team with 48 total tackles, including 41 unassisted...led the squad with 16 tackles for a loss of 72 yards...also turned in a team-leading 10 sacks for 60 yards...had one interception and three pass breakups on the year...also turned in three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles...despite playing on defense, tied for seventh on the team in scoring with 12 points...made five tackles, including two for losses, in his collegiate debut vs. San Diego State...turned in five more tackles in second game of season, dropping Colorado State behind the line of scrimmage three times, including two sacks for 19 yards...in addition to his two TFL performance vs. Utah State, also made a 48-yard interception for a touchdown...had eight unassisted tackles vs. UCLA, three for a total loss of six yards...made four tackles (three solos), including two sacks for a loss of 13 yards vs. Stanford...stymied Arizona with seven tackles (six unassisted) and two sacks for 10 yards plus a fumble recovery for touchdown...tied for second in the Pac-10 in forced fumbles with four...tied for third in the league with 10 sacks...finished seventh in the Pac-10 with 16 tackles for loss...was honored for his outstanding rookie campaign by his hometown of Chandler with Jan. 25, 2001 being named Terrell Suggs Day...was one of six true freshman to play in 2000.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2000 graduate of Hamilton High School ... Parade Magazine All-American in 2000 ... Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year ... listed as the No. 1 jumbo athlete in the nation by SuperPrep Magazine in its "All-American 308" listing ... listed as the No. 6 player in the Farwest by SuperPrep Magazine ... listed as the No. 3 Athlete in the Western region by PrepStar Magazine ... the Arizona Player of the Year by USA Today ... an all-American by USA Today ... ranked the 60th-best player in the nation by The Sporting News ... member of The Tacoma News Tribune's "Western 100" listing ... earned six votes to make The Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best In The West" second-team ... made the Second-Team all-West Team by The Orange County Register ... listed as the No. 19 player on the Western Region Super 30 by SportsLine/PrepStar ... listed as the No. 48 player in the nation in SuperPrep's National 50 ... the No. 1 player by SuperPrep in the "Arizona 29" ... made the Super 30 All-Western Region team by PrepStar as the No. 19 player in the West ... Max Emfinger listed Suggs as a first-Team All-American for USA Today ... listed as one of the "Dandy Dozen" in the I-formation running backs category by Max Emfinger ... the Arizona 5A Player of the Year by Phoenix Metro ...the Arizona Player of the Year by Super All-State '99 ... member of the first-team offense on the Super All-State '99 ... first-team all-state and first-team all-region ... named to the Arizona Informant all-Arizona football team ... ran 297 times for 2,274 yards and 26 touchdowns in a one-back offense ... transferred from Chandler High, where he was a blocking back and linebacker ... holds school record with 367 rushing yards and five touchdowns in a single game over Yuma Kofa (48-21) ... was first in the state in rushing yards (2,274), third in touchdowns (26) and fourth in scoring (156) ... once scored four touchdowns and had 205 yards in three quarters ... bench presses 300 ... power cleans 280 ... lettered three times in football, three times in basketball and once in track and field ... selected ASU over Tennessee.

PERSONAL: Majoring in secondary education (history) ... parents are Donald, Sr., and Lavern ... has four siblings: Hermann, Donald, Jr., Monquielh and Jonquie ... born Oct. 11, 1982, in Minneapolis, Minn. ... full name is Terrell Raymonn Suggs. Donald, Sr., and Lavern ... has four siblings: Hermann, Donald, Jr., Monquielh and Jonquie ... born Oct. 11, 1982, in Minneapolis, Minn. ... full name is Terrell Raymonn Suggs.

CAREER HIGHS: Unassisted Tackles: 8, at UCLA (9/30/00). Assisted Tackles: 4, vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6/01). Total Tackles: 10, vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (10/7/01). Tackles for Loss: 5, at USC (10/13/01). Sacks: 2, seven times. Interceptions: 1, vs. Utah State (9/23/00). Pass Deflections: 1, six times.

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