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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.

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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229 news items

 
Baltimore Sun
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:42:26 -0700

"Pernell McPhee is a big, physical edge-setter. Of course, I think he could have done better. We had that conversation already. To me, Pernell McPhee can be a premier outside 'backer in the National Football League. That's our ambition for him this ...

FanSided

Baltimore Beat Down
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:37:14 -0700

Pernell McPhee is a perfect example of this. McPhee has moved all around the defensive line and is now an outside linebacker. However, with season-ending injuries to Kapron Lewis-Moore and Brent Urban, McPhee will likely be asked to step in and work ...

BaltimoreRavens.com

BaltimoreRavens.com
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:57:43 -0700

Pernell McPhee isn't shy about the big expectations he has for himself. The outside linebacker has shown flashes during his first three years with the Ravens, but now he's committed to putting it all together for a breakout season. “You could say that ...

Philly.com

The Ebony Bird
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700

Welcome to lunchtime links, where we round up all the latest Ravens news from around the web for your convenient consumption. Today, we discover that Pernell McPhee is aiming for double digit sacks, Kelechi Osemele for the Pro Bowl, the Ravens will put ...

Comcast SportsNet Baltimore (blog)

Comcast SportsNet Baltimore (blog)
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:15:19 -0700

With the Ravens down two defensive ends after season-ending injuries to Brent Urban and Kapron Lewis-Moore, defensive coordinator Dean Pees acknowledged on Wednesday that the team could look at returning outside linebacker Pernell McPhee to a ...

BaltimoreRavens.com

BaltimoreRavens.com
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:29:41 -0700

Hurst had a tough assignment blocking Ravens talented Pro Bowl pass rushers Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil , not to mention Pernell McPhee , in practice. Hurst improved as camp went on, and was especially impressive in pass protection. The Ravens ...
 
BaltimoreRavens.com
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:36:26 -0700

The team is already deep at outside linebacker with Terrell Suggs , Elvis Dumervil , Courtney Upshaw , and Pernell McPhee .” Baltimore does still have a practice squad spot open, and if the Rams don't sign him to one of their 10 open spots, speculation ...

BaltimoreRavens.com

BaltimoreRavens.com
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:26:15 -0700

Hurst had a tough assignment blocking Ravens talented Pro Bowl pass rushers Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil , not to mention Pernell McPhee , in practice. Hurst improved as camp went on, and was especially impressive in pass protection. The Ravens ...
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