The performance was his first career game registering double-digit tackles. [29] David had the third most tackles among all players in 2015, behind only NaVorro Bowman (154) and D'Qwell Jackson (150). [6] [1], David originally signed with Middle Tennessee State, but then decided to attend Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kansas. He was also the winner of the inaugural Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year, awarded to the best linebacker in the Big Ten. He immediately performed well and displayed great play recognition and instincts as a rookie. The Buccaneers traded their third (68th overall) and fourth round (126th overall) pick to the Houston Texans in order to move up to the second round and draft David. rotoworld. Shows probowl is a joke He earned Defensive Rookie of the Month in November and became the first member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to win the award after amassing a league-leading 47 combined tackles in four games. Chapelle Russell #53. In the following week's game against the Houston Texans, David recorded a team high 10 tackles and forced another fumble, this time on running back Duke Johnson which was recovered again by Devin White during the 23–20 loss. Linebacker Lavonte David kicked things off by coming in at No. [47], On December 4, 2016, David recorded three combined tackles, a season-high two pass deflections, and returned an interception for a touchdown as the Buccaneers defeated the San Diego Chargers 28–21. 100, and now, three more Buccaneers have claimed their spots on the list, with wide receiver Chris Godwin (38), linebacker Shaq Barrett (32) and wide receiver Mike Evans (30) all landing in the top 40. His 139 tackles tied for eighth in the league along with linebackers London Fletcher and Paul Posluszny. 4.57s 19 reps 36.50" Broad Jump Shuttle Cone. Lavonte David. David posted a 40-yard dash time of 4.65 seconds, bench-pressed 225 pounds 19 times and had a vertical leap of 36.5 inches. [53] He finished the 2017 season with 101 combined tackles (76 solo), five forced fumbles, and a pass deflection in 13 games and 13 starts. Former Huskers Lavonte David and Jared Crick took their turn at the meat market known as the NFL Combine, working out for all those NFL eyes in Indianapolis. David racked up 24 tackles in three games, along with two tackles for loss, an interception, a fumble recovery, and a forced fumble. In exchange, the Buccaneers received the Texans' second and seventh round (233rd overall) picks in 2012. 119.0" 4.22s 7.28s @LavonteDavid54. Tackled by Lavonte David. In December 2012, David led students through football drills and promoted the importance of health and fitness for the opening of BUCS CARE School Fitness Zones at two local Elementary schools. Lavonte David (born January 23, 1990) is an American football linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Kwon Alexander stole a lot of tackles from David in recent years, but with Alexander gone, it's time for David to reestablish himself as an LB1 contender. Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David was named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Month for September, having provided tons of big plays for one of the league’s best defenses. Davis also improved his times in the 40-yard dash (4.44s), 20-yard dash (2.60s), and 10-yard dash (1.59s). [28] He started all 16 games in 2013 and recorded 145 combined tackles (107 solo), ten pass deflections, a career-high seven sacks, five interceptions, two forced fumbles, and a safety. A 4.65 forty time does not seem to reflect David’s field speed very accurately. Northwestern won back-to-back state titles in 2006 and 2007, and was listed as mythical national champions by USA Today in 2007. On October 1, 2020, David was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for his performance in September (24 total tackles, 2 pass deflections, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 interception from Weeks 1–3). POSITIVES Darron Lee is the best linebacker in the 2016 draft class without a knee issue. [66], In Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers, David forced a fumble on wide receiver Robby Anderson and recovered the ball during the 31–17 win. [52] In Week 7, he collected a season-high 14 combined tackles (12 solo) in a 30–27 loss at the Buffalo Bills. 30 Greatest Buccaneers of All-Time; ... Lavonte David (signing 3-year, $40 million deal) 10: Shaquil Barrett (signing 4-year, $68 million deal) Well covered by one of the best linebackers in the game Lavonte David. 40-time Bench Vertical. [20] On December 2, 2012, David made ten combined tackles (seven solo), a season-high two pass deflections, and made his first career regular season interception during a 31–23 loss at the Denver Broncos in Week 13. In Week 8, David collected 14 combined tackles (nine solo), for his third consecutive game, during a 19–13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. [46] Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was promoted to head coach. Manuel. Stats NFL and College Stats. [35] He was listed as inactive for the next two games (Week 12–13) due to his hamstring injury, which also ended his 42-game streak of consecutive starts. Over the course of his career at the Bucs, he has negotiated approximately $2 billion in NFL player contracts, including contract extensions for linebacker Lavonte David … [45], On January 6, 2016, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired head coach Lovie Smith after they finished with a 6–10 record. David was inactive for the Buccaneers' Week 15 loss to the Atlanta Falcons due to a hamstring injury. David racked up 12 tackles, including sacking Newton on the game's final defensive play, before Fort Scott lost on a punt return for a touchdown. Kevin Minter #51. 0:19 Time Out Los Angeles TIMEOUT. [12][13] He was the ninth linebacker drafted in 2012 and also became the highest drafted linebacker from Nebraska since Barrett Ruud in 2005. It seems moving to the inside linebacker position was a smooth transition for Bucs star Lavonte David. Where is that superbowl hype bucs pushed with brady? Lavonte David. He ran an insane 4.42s 40-yard dash (99th percentile) at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine combined with a 39.5-inch vertical leap (98th percentile). [21] In Week 14, he recorded nine combined tackles and made his first career sack on quarterback Nick Foles during the third quarter of a 23–21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Buccaneers' Devin White and Lavonte David emerging as league's top linebacking duo White and David are the Swiss Army knives of Todd Bowles' No. Measurables Percentiles vs. Outside LinebackersHeight Weight 40 Yard Dash Vertical Jump Broad Jump 3-Cone Drill 20 Yard Shuttle Bench Press 7 25 65 68 63 23 63 25. [58] Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) throws a pass as he is pressured by Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Lavonte David (54) … Decisive, eyes are on him late, and a quick release. [59], In week 4 against the Los Angeles Rams, David recorded an interception off Jared Goff in the 55–40 win. [65] If training camp ends up not taking place until after Dec. 21st then perhaps the regulations will be different by the time th. [54], In week 2 against the Philadelphia Eagles, David recorded a team high 9 tackles and recovered a fumble lost by running back Wendell Smallwood on a last second lateral attempt to seal a 27–21 win. On October 2, 2014, David collected a season-high 14 combined tackles (ten solo) and a pass deflection during a 37–31 loss at the New Orleans Saints. [16] He made his NFL debut in the Buccaneers' pre-season opener against at the Miami Dolphins and made two solo tackles, a pass deflection, and his first career interception in their 20–7 victory. The last time they put up over 40 points, they had 210 rushing yards, in fact. Value News Articles Stats. Schedule. But, Lavonte David, he has a chance. Stats. Also led Nebraska in tackles for loss (13.0), sacks (5.5), interceptions (2), forced fumbles (2) and fumble recoveries (2) in 2011. [37] He finished the 2014 season with 146 combined tackles (101 solo), a four pass deflections, four forced fumbles, and a sack in 14 games and 14 starts. He was also a two-time first-team All-Jayhawk Conference selection and a Region VI All-American in 2009. In a game against South Dakota State, David recorded a career-high 19 tackles, the seventh- most in school history. Koetter chose to replace defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier with former Atlanta Falcons' head coach Mike Smith. I don’t think we get there fellow buc fans. 40 Responses to “Lavonte David Talks “Pissed” Bucs, “Pressing” Bucs” Mike Johnson Says: November 9th, 2020 at 4:05 pm. He received NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his Week 12 performance against the Lions. David intercepted a screen pass by quarterback Mark Sanchez, that was originally intended for running back Darren Sproles, and returned it for a 20-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. 119.0" 4.22s 7.28s @LavonteDavid54. Baun's 40 time (4.65 at nearly 240 pounds) landed him among NFLers Lavonte David, Leighton Vander Esch and Josh Allen, and he out-benched the … I hear he's a great guy". Long-time starting inside linebacker Lavonte David has been his usual dominant self. ... 375.40: 10: 8: 33: 1: Matchups Lavonte David. We evaluate our decision based on dozens of fantasy metrics. [42] He finished the season with a career-high 147 combined tackles (85 solo), 13 pass deflections, three interceptions, three sacks, two forced fumbles, and a touchdown in 16 games and 16 starts. 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Just seen on twitter of who will be on the show tomorrow and David will be on there. [5], David started all 27 games he played in at Nebraska (2010–11), recording 285 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks, two interceptions, 12 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumbles recovered. LB | Buccaneers. David finished the season with 122 combined tackles (81 solo), one sack, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, seven pass deflections, and an interception in 16 games started. David intercepted a pass by Chargers' quarterback Philip Rivers, that was initially intended for wide receiver Tyrell Williams, and returned it for a 15-yard touchdown in the third quarter. He intercepted a pass by Dolphins' quarterback Matt Moore in the second quarter. On May 19, 2012, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to a four-year, $3.47 million contract that includes $1.36 million guaranteed and a $964,896 signing bonus. Mychal Kendricks out of California was the fastest of the group with a 4.47 40-yard dash time, ... 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Minneapolis Muffin Tops traded:LB Lavonte David, TBB, London Monarchs traded:2021 R4 draft pick, 2021 R5 draft pick, Billy Bong Jewhad traded:2022 R2 draft pick, Cleveland Browns traded:RB Troymaine Pope, LACWR Alshon Jeffery, PHIDE Danielle Hunter, MINLB Jarrad Davis, DET, Tennessee Titans traded:RB Derrick Henry, TENLB Lavonte David, TBBLB A.J. [27] In Week 12, he collected a season-high 12 combined tackles (nine solo), a pass deflection, and an interception in the Buccaneers' 23–21 victory at the Detroit Lions. NFL Stats. Inside Linebacker Lavonte David #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during practice at … [57] David started all 16 games in 2016 and recorded a career-low 87 combined tackles (67 solo), five sacks, four passes defensed, four forced fumbles, one interception, and a touchdown. [51] On September 24, 2017, David made seven combined tackles before he was carted off the field in the third quarter of the Buccaneers' 34–17 win at the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3. The following week, David recorded 14 combined tackles (13 solo) during a 34–24 win against the San Diego Chargers in Week 10. So, it was a four-man pressure, but in a very different way than Rodgers may have expected. In Week 11, he made six solo tackles, two pass deflections, two interceptions, and scored his first career touchdown during the Buccaneers' 45–17 victory at the Philadelphia Eagles. [49], Head coach Dirk Koetter officially named David and Kendell Beckwith the starting outside linebackers, along with middle linebacker Kwon Alexander. In week 10 against the Arizona Cardinals, David recorded a team high 8 tackles and forced a fumble on running back David Johnson which he recovered in the 30–27 win. Lavonte David #54. In the end, Pierre-Paul, Suh, and right end Shaquil Barrett rushed. In week 8 against the Tennessee Titans, David recorded a season high 12 tackles during the 27–23 loss. 7:44 1st and 10 at NO34 Drew Brees pass to the left to Deonte Harris for 40 yards to the TB26. I was surprised when David opted to stand by his combine performances at his pro-day. [44] He was ranked 53rd on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016. 4.57s 19 reps 36.50" Broad Jump Shuttle Cone. 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