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Henry Melton
DT #90
Height:
6-3
Weight:
290
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Fort Worth, TX
Experience:
7
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 80 134 95 39 22.5 0 7 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 TB 16 30 18 12 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2014 DAL 16 15 11 4 5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 3 5 3 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 14 44 32 12 6 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 15 24 18 6 7 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 CHI 16 16 13 3 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 12, 2015 as an unrestricted free agent from Dallas.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick, (105th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2009 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent five seasons with Chicago (2009-13), before joining Dallas (2014).
  • Has played in 64 career regular-season games, starting 35, totaling 101 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 20.5 sacks, five passes defensed, four fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles.
  • Played in both of Chicago’s postseason contests in 2010.
  • Selected to his first career Pro Bowl following the 2012 season, where he started all 14 games he played, registering six sacks – the third-most by a defensive tackle that year.
  • Totaled 13.0 sacks from 2011-12, the second-highest mark by a defensive tackle in the NFL during that stretch.
  • Has three multi-sack games: Week 1 of 2011, against Atlanta (2.0 - 9/11/11), Week 1 of 2012, against Indianapolis (2.0 - 9/9/12) and Week 8 of 2014 vs. Washington on Monday Night Football (2.0 – 10/27/14).
  • Also posted one game with 1.5 sacks: Week 9 of 2014 against Arizona (11/2/14).
  • Started first career game in the 2011 season opener against Atlanta (9/11/12), recording five tackles and two sacks.
  • Notched first career sack in Week 10 of the 2010 season, against Minnesota (11/14/10).
  • Made NFL debut in the 2010 season opener against Detroit (9/12/10).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent the season with the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Played in 16 regular season games, starting three, totaling 15 tackles, six tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, four passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.
  • Started at Tennessee (9/14), registering a half sack and a pass defensed, which was intercepted by the Cowboys
  • At St. Louis (9/21), started for a second consecutive game, recovering a fumble that led to a Cowboys field goal.
  • Registered one sack against New Orleans (9/28).
  • Posted his third career multi-sack game against Washington on Monday Night Football (10/27).
  • Tallied 1.5 sacks against Arizona (11/2).

COLLEGE:

  • Started his career at Texas (2005-08) as a running back, before making the switch to defensive end.
  • Played in 49 games (24 at defensive end; 25 at running back), with 11 starts (10 at defensive tackle, one at running back).
  • As a defensive end, totaled 40 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal.
  • Rushed for 625 yards and 16 touchdowns on 132 carries (4.7 avg.) as a running back.
  • As a senior (2008), earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors after posting 29 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks two passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery  and a blocked field goal.
  • Ran for 10 touchdowns as a freshman, which stood as the third-most by a freshman in school history.
  • Graduated with a degree in education.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Grapevine High School (Grapevine, Texas).
  • Earned second-team All-USA selection from USA Today as a senior and was an all-district pick as a running back.
  • Also competed in track and field and baseball.
  • His uncle, Ray Crockett, played 14 years in the NFL, with Detroit (1989-93), Denver (1994-2000) and Kansas City (2001-02).
  • Born Henry Melton on October 11, 1986 in Grapevine, Texas.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 12, 2015 as an unrestricted free agent from Dallas.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick, (105th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2009 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent five seasons with Chicago (2009-13), before joining Dallas (2014).
  • Has played in 64 career regular-season games, starting 35, totaling 101 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 20.5 sacks, five passes defensed, four fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles.
  • Played in both of Chicago’s postseason contests in 2010.
  • Selected to his first career Pro Bowl following the 2012 season, where he started all 14 games he played, registering six sacks – the third-most by a defensive tackle that year.
  • Totaled 13.0 sacks from 2011-12, the second-highest mark by a defensive tackle in the NFL during that stretch.
  • Has three multi-sack games: Week 1 of 2011, against Atlanta (2.0 - 9/11/11), Week 1 of 2012, against Indianapolis (2.0 - 9/9/12) and Week 8 of 2014 vs. Washington on Monday Night Football (2.0 – 10/27/14).
  • Also posted one game with 1.5 sacks: Week 9 of 2014 against Arizona (11/2/14).
  • Started first career game in the 2011 season opener against Atlanta (9/11/12), recording five tackles and two sacks.
  • Notched first career sack in Week 10 of the 2010 season, against Minnesota (11/14/10).
  • Made NFL debut in the 2010 season opener against Detroit (9/12/10).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Spent the season with the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Played in 16 regular season games, starting three, totaling 15 tackles, six tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, four passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.
  • Started at Tennessee (9/14), registering a half sack and a pass defensed, which was intercepted by the Cowboys
  • At St. Louis (9/21), started for a second consecutive game, recovering a fumble that led to a Cowboys field goal.
  • Registered one sack against New Orleans (9/28).
  • Posted his third career multi-sack game against Washington on Monday Night Football (10/27).
  • Tallied 1.5 sacks against Arizona (11/2).

COLLEGE:

  • Started his career at Texas (2005-08) as a running back, before making the switch to defensive end.
  • Played in 49 games (24 at defensive end; 25 at running back), with 11 starts (10 at defensive tackle, one at running back).
  • As a defensive end, totaled 40 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal.
  • Rushed for 625 yards and 16 touchdowns on 132 carries (4.7 avg.) as a running back.
  • As a senior (2008), earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors after posting 29 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks two passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery  and a blocked field goal.
  • Ran for 10 touchdowns as a freshman, which stood as the third-most by a freshman in school history.
  • Graduated with a degree in education.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Grapevine High School (Grapevine, Texas).
  • Earned second-team All-USA selection from USA Today as a senior and was an all-district pick as a running back.
  • Also competed in track and field and baseball.
  • His uncle, Ray Crockett, played 14 years in the NFL, with Detroit (1989-93), Denver (1994-2000) and Kansas City (2001-02).
  • Born Henry Melton on October 11, 1986 in Grapevine, Texas.
 

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