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Rashaan Melvin
DB #28
Height:
6-2
Weight:
193
College:
Northern Illinois
Hometown:
Waukegan, IL
Experience:
1

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on April 29, 2013.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Inactive for Weeks 1, 4 and 6.
  • Active, but did not play, vs. New Orleans (9/15) and at New England (9/22).
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on October 15.
  • COLLEGE
  • Appeared in 41 games with 14 starts in four years at Northern Illinois (2009-12), totaling 172 tackles, five interceptions and 3.5 tackles for loss one forced fumble and 35 passes defensed, the second most in school history.
  • Started all 12 games as a senior, recording 55 tackles, 17 passes defensed, 1.5 tackles for a loss, one interception and one forced fumble.
  • Led the Mid Atlantic Conference and set the single-season school record with 17 passes defensed.
  • Named first-team All-MAC by CollegeFootballNews.com.
  • Started all 13 games in 2011, recording 78 tackles, nine passes defensed, three interceptions and 1.0 tackles for a loss.
  • Received Defensive Player of the Week honors twice in 2011 (10/22 at Buffalo; 11/25 vs. Eastern Michigan).
  • Played in all 14 games with two starts as a sophomore, compiling 49 tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and 1.0 tackles for a loss.
  • Named Defensive Back of the Week (9/11/10 vs. Illinois) and Special Teams Player of the Week (9/18/10 vs. North Dakota) on consecutive weeks.
  • Walked-on as a freshman, appearing in two games in 2009 before earning scholarship during spring 2010.
  • Majored in sociology.

 

COMMUNITY

  • In November 2013, helped UnitedHealthcare employees with a community beautification project at the Arbor Place Apartments in Tampa.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a teambuilding scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Waukegan High School (Waukegan, Illinois).
  • Caught 58 passes for 585 yards as wide receiver and made 70 tackles, caught eight interceptions and scored three defensive touchdowns as a cornerback during his senior season.
  • Named first-team Central Suburban League South and first-team Lake County News Sun as a wide receiver.
  • Lettered in basketball as a team captain and two-year varsity starter.
  • Son of Melvin and Angela Webb.
  • Born Rashaan Melvin on October 2, 1989, in Waukegan, Illinois.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on April 29, 2013.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Inactive for Weeks 1, 4 and 6.
  • Active, but did not play, vs. New Orleans (9/15) and at New England (9/22).
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on October 15.
  • COLLEGE
  • Appeared in 41 games with 14 starts in four years at Northern Illinois (2009-12), totaling 172 tackles, five interceptions and 3.5 tackles for loss one forced fumble and 35 passes defensed, the second most in school history.
  • Started all 12 games as a senior, recording 55 tackles, 17 passes defensed, 1.5 tackles for a loss, one interception and one forced fumble.
  • Led the Mid Atlantic Conference and set the single-season school record with 17 passes defensed.
  • Named first-team All-MAC by CollegeFootballNews.com.
  • Started all 13 games in 2011, recording 78 tackles, nine passes defensed, three interceptions and 1.0 tackles for a loss.
  • Received Defensive Player of the Week honors twice in 2011 (10/22 at Buffalo; 11/25 vs. Eastern Michigan).
  • Played in all 14 games with two starts as a sophomore, compiling 49 tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and 1.0 tackles for a loss.
  • Named Defensive Back of the Week (9/11/10 vs. Illinois) and Special Teams Player of the Week (9/18/10 vs. North Dakota) on consecutive weeks.
  • Walked-on as a freshman, appearing in two games in 2009 before earning scholarship during spring 2010.
  • Majored in sociology.

 

COMMUNITY

  • In November 2013, helped UnitedHealthcare employees with a community beautification project at the Arbor Place Apartments in Tampa.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a teambuilding scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Waukegan High School (Waukegan, Illinois).
  • Caught 58 passes for 585 yards as wide receiver and made 70 tackles, caught eight interceptions and scored three defensive touchdowns as a cornerback during his senior season.
  • Named first-team Central Suburban League South and first-team Lake County News Sun as a wide receiver.
  • Lettered in basketball as a team captain and two-year varsity starter.
  • Son of Melvin and Angela Webb.
  • Born Rashaan Melvin on October 2, 1989, in Waukegan, Illinois.
 

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