Pernell McPhee (born December 17, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Baltimore Ravens. 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 
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 
Baltimore Ravens 
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 fellow linebacker 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.
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Wed, 22 May 2013 10:27:11 -0700
Defensive end Pernell McPhee was participating fully after undergoing offseason groin surgery. Nose guard Terrence Cody attended the practice after having groin surgery this spring, but wasn't dressed or doing any drills. Offensive guard Jah Reid was ...
Press Box (blog)
Wed, 22 May 2013 12:24:28 -0700
The surgeries for Lewis-Moore, Brown, McClain and Webb, as well as guard Jah Reid (dislocated toe), nose tackle Terrence Cody (hip) and linebacker Pernell McPhee (groin), are mostly not expected to keep those players out for an extended period of time.
Headlines & Global News
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Mon, 20 May 2013 14:13:52 -0700
Pernell McPhee, Terrence Cody and DeAngelo Tyson are also batting for playing time, though the Ravens have said that McPhee, so far a more productive pass rusher, will see some snaps at rush linebacker. Jones, who weighs 315 pounds, might be the ...
Tue, 21 May 2013 04:33:10 -0700
Still, McClain recently told my colleague, Aaron Wilson, that “everything is positive on my end.” Pernell McPhee, DE/OLB: McPhee, who has dealt with a variety of injuries over his first couple of seasons, had groin surgery following the Ravens' Super ...
Baltimore Beat Down
Mon, 20 May 2013 22:07:11 -0700
The defensive line is now loaded, with these 3 joining all-pro Haloti Ngata, Terance Cody, and up-and-comers Arthur Jones and Pernell McPhee. The actual starters at ILB will be rookie Arthur Brown, who excels in pass coverage, in addition to being a ...
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:21:04 -0700
Defensive end Pernell McPhee is entering his third season with the Ravens. McPhee posted a nice season for the Ravens as a rookie in 2011, and was thought to improve on those numbers in 2012. Unfortunately for McPhee, he suffered a difficult season in ...
Baltimore Beat Down
Sun, 12 May 2013 13:53:45 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have had some pleasant surprises over the years, from late round draft picks coming up big like Pernell McPhee, undrafted free agents like Dannell Ellerbe playing key parts and under the radar free agents coming in and performing ...
The Colts Authority
Fri, 03 May 2013 04:07:26 -0700
The best performance of the bunch came from Pernell McPhee in 2011 who had six sacks. Of the 30, only about five or six have had what you'd call successful NFL careers. Aubrayo Franklin and Mookie Johnson both fall in that category. You can also throw ...
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