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Pernell McPhee
Pernell McPhee MT Stadium 2012 Practice.jpg
Pernell McPhee at Ravens M&T Bank Stadium practice in August 2012.
No. 90     Baltimore Ravens
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-17) December 17, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Orlando, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Pahokee (FL)
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 165
Debuted in 2011 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 65
Sacks 9.5
Forced Fumbles 2
Passes defensed 3
Stats at NFL.com

Pernell McPhee (born December 17, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.[1] Pernell attended Pahokee High School, where he was teammates with Dwight Bentley and Janoris Jenkins. McPhee collected 6.0 sacks as a rookie for the Ravens in 2011.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Mississippi State. He was selected for the All-Conference honors in his Junior season.

In his Sophomore year, He finished the season with 56 tackles and 5 sacks. He was named twice SEC Defensive lineman of the week for the season.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

McPhee was drafted in the 5th round, 165th overall pick by the Baltimore Ravens of the 2011 NFL Draft. McPhee collected 6.0 sacks as a rookie for the Ravens in 2011, plus 23 tackles and a forced fumble while playing in all 16 regular season games. On January 12, 2013, in the AFC Divisional Playoff against the Denver Broncos, McPhee recorded a strip-sack on quarterback Peyton Manning. The Ravens would then win that game 38-35 in double overtime. On January 20, 2013, in the AFC Championship against the New England Patriots, McPhee tipped a pass from quarterback Tom Brady that led to an interception by Dannell Ellerbe with 6:49 remaining in regulation. This led to the Ravens winning that game 28-13 and earning a trip to Super Bowl XLVII, where they would defeat the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.

McPhee will switch from defensive end to outside linebacker for the 2013 season.


External links[edit]

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870 news items

Baltimore Beat Down

ESPN (blog)
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:02:27 -0700

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- In each of the past two years, the Baltimore Ravens have watched pass-rusher Paul Kruger and defensive tackle Art Jones produce big in the final years of their contract and price themselves out of the Ravens' range in free agency.


Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:42:08 -0700

It was a school night when teenage Pernell McPhee was walking across town in the projects of Pahokee, Fla. with his homeboy around 3 a.m.. Suddenly, McPhee's grandma burst out of a house and started yelling. She was drunk, says McPhee, and didn't ...
Baltimore Sun
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:02:31 -0700

This season, outside linebacker-defensive end Pernell McPhee is in the process of following in their footsteps. He might not be the most valuable Ravens defensive player through seven games, but he's arguably their most versatile. McPhee has four sacks ...


Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:35:55 -0700

He's letting the Ravens' dogs off the chain, and it's giving outside linebacker Pernell McPhee a chance to feast. “Coach gives us the opportunity to freelance; he gave it to us this year,” McPhee said. “It's awesome. It's like playing backyard football ...

The Ebony Bird

The Ebony Bird
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:07:30 -0700

When linebacker Pernell McPhee told everyone this offseason that he was going to hit double digit sacks in 2014, most people were predictably skeptical. After all, the former fifth round pick has accumulated only 10.5 sacks across three seasons.

The Baltimore Wire

The Baltimore Wire
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 04:37:30 -0700

Highly paid superstars Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs get the headlines, but its Pernell McPhee who has become the most consistent and deadly pass rusher on the Baltimore Ravens. McPhee doesn't rack up gaudy sack totals the way Dumervil and Suggs ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:20:20 -0700

Elvis Dumervil and Pernell McPhee each had two sacks, and Baltimore harassed Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in a 29-7 victory Sunday. One week after scoring 48 points in a victory at Tampa Bay, the Ravens (5-2) built a 17-0 halftime lead in ...
Baltimore Sun
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:07:03 -0700

One game after he was unblockable against the Falcons, Pernell McPhee had only one tackle and one quarterback hit. KEY PLAY: Instead of manufacturing a dramatic comeback victory on an 80-yard touchdown pass from Flacco to Steve Smith, the score ...

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