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Vernon Hargreaves
CB #28
Height:
5-10
Weight:
205
Age:
22
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Tampa, FL
Experience:
2

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Biography

Acquired By Bucs: 

Selected in the first round (11th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

 

Awards & Accolades: 

2016 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.

 

2016 Highlights: 

Has started all 16 games of his career, totaling 76 tackles, including three for loss, one interception, one forced fumble and nine passes defensed.

Started his NFL debut and recorded two tackles in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11). 

Started at Arizona (9/18) and recorded five tackles.

Posted five tackles and a pass defensed vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Notched a career-high seven tackles vs. Denver (10/2).

Recorded four tackles and one pass defensed in win at Carolina (10/10). Deflected a pass, intended for the Panthers’ Kelvin Benjamin, which was intercepted by Daryl Smith.

Collected four tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win at San Francisco (10/23), helping limit San Francisco to 113 passing yards

Posted a career-high eight tackles and one pass defensed vs. Oakland (10/30).

Registered six tackles and one pass defensed vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Recorded one tackle in 36-10 win over Chicago (11/13) and helped limit Bears to 161 net passing yards.

Tallied five tackles in win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected five tackles, including one for loss, in helping limit Seattle to 118 net passing yards in 14-5 win (11/27).

Tied for team lead with seven tackles in win at San Diego (12/4). With Buccaneers trailing 14-10 with 4:32 to go in the third quarter, deflected a Philip Rivers pass, which was intercepted by Lavonte David and returned 15 yards for a touchdown.

Recorded first career interception (Drew Brees) and registered three tackles in win vs. New Orleans (12/11).

Tallied three tackles at Dallas (12/18).

Posted six tackles, two passes defensed and first career forced fumble at New Orleans (12/24).

Logged five tackles in win vs. Carolina (1/1).

 

College: 

Started 35-of-37 career games played at Florida (2013-15), totaling 121 tackles, three tackles for loss, 28 passes defensed, nine interceptions (returned 191 yards), two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season.

Named first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) all three years, including unanimous selection following both his junior and sophomore campaigns. 

A semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award in both 2014 and 2015, presented annually to the best defensive player in the country.

Earned unanimous All-American status in 2015 after starting 13 games, registering 33 tackles, one tackle for loss, eight passes defensed, four interceptions (returned 152 yards) and one forced fumble.

One of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award in 2015, given annually to the nation’s best defensive back.

In 2014, started 12 games, recording 50 tackles, two tackles for loss, 16 passes defensed, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries, earning All-American honors from TSN, CBS and ESPN.

His 1.33 passes defensed per game were the third-most in the SEC.

As a freshman, was named third-team All-American by the Associated Press (AP), National Defensive Freshman of the Year by College Football News, first-team Freshman All-American by College Football News, Sporting News, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), 247sports.com and Athlon Sports.

Played in 12 games, starting the final 10, tallying 38 tackles, 14 passes defensed and three interceptions (returned 39 yards), earning SEC Newcomer of the Year honors from Athlon Sports to go along with first-team All-SEC selection from the AP, the league’s coaches, Athlon Sports and Sporting News, while being named to the Freshman All-SEC team.

 

Personal:

Attended Paul R. Wharton High School (Tampa, Florida) for his final three years, where he was coached by David Mitchell.

Played in the Under Armour All-America game, earning MVP honors.

Earned the National Defensive Player of the Year at the 58th Touchdown Club of Columbus Awards.

Named All-Western Conference, All-Hillsborough, All-Suncoast, All-State, Class 8A Defensive Player of the Year and the Guy Toph Award winner as Hillsborough County’s top senior football player, following his senior season.

A finalist for the 2012 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football Awards.

Chosen as the Tampa Bay Times’ All-Hillsborough Defensive Player of the Year and a USA Today first-team All-American.

His father, Vernon Hargreaves, Jr. is the linebackers coach at Arkansas.

Born Vernon Hargreaves III on June 3, 1995 in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Community:

In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays. 

In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.

In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff.  

In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center. 

In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond. 

In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

Acquired By Bucs: 

Selected in the first round (11th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

 

Awards & Accolades: 

2016 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.

 

2016 Highlights: 

Has started all 16 games of his career, totaling 76 tackles, including three for loss, one interception, one forced fumble and nine passes defensed.

Started his NFL debut and recorded two tackles in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11). 

Started at Arizona (9/18) and recorded five tackles.

Posted five tackles and a pass defensed vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Notched a career-high seven tackles vs. Denver (10/2).

Recorded four tackles and one pass defensed in win at Carolina (10/10). Deflected a pass, intended for the Panthers’ Kelvin Benjamin, which was intercepted by Daryl Smith.

Collected four tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed in win at San Francisco (10/23), helping limit San Francisco to 113 passing yards

Posted a career-high eight tackles and one pass defensed vs. Oakland (10/30).

Registered six tackles and one pass defensed vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Recorded one tackle in 36-10 win over Chicago (11/13) and helped limit Bears to 161 net passing yards.

Tallied five tackles in win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected five tackles, including one for loss, in helping limit Seattle to 118 net passing yards in 14-5 win (11/27).

Tied for team lead with seven tackles in win at San Diego (12/4). With Buccaneers trailing 14-10 with 4:32 to go in the third quarter, deflected a Philip Rivers pass, which was intercepted by Lavonte David and returned 15 yards for a touchdown.

Recorded first career interception (Drew Brees) and registered three tackles in win vs. New Orleans (12/11).

Tallied three tackles at Dallas (12/18).

Posted six tackles, two passes defensed and first career forced fumble at New Orleans (12/24).

Logged five tackles in win vs. Carolina (1/1).

 

College: 

Started 35-of-37 career games played at Florida (2013-15), totaling 121 tackles, three tackles for loss, 28 passes defensed, nine interceptions (returned 191 yards), two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season.

Named first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) all three years, including unanimous selection following both his junior and sophomore campaigns. 

A semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award in both 2014 and 2015, presented annually to the best defensive player in the country.

Earned unanimous All-American status in 2015 after starting 13 games, registering 33 tackles, one tackle for loss, eight passes defensed, four interceptions (returned 152 yards) and one forced fumble.

One of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award in 2015, given annually to the nation’s best defensive back.

In 2014, started 12 games, recording 50 tackles, two tackles for loss, 16 passes defensed, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries, earning All-American honors from TSN, CBS and ESPN.

His 1.33 passes defensed per game were the third-most in the SEC.

As a freshman, was named third-team All-American by the Associated Press (AP), National Defensive Freshman of the Year by College Football News, first-team Freshman All-American by College Football News, Sporting News, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), 247sports.com and Athlon Sports.

Played in 12 games, starting the final 10, tallying 38 tackles, 14 passes defensed and three interceptions (returned 39 yards), earning SEC Newcomer of the Year honors from Athlon Sports to go along with first-team All-SEC selection from the AP, the league’s coaches, Athlon Sports and Sporting News, while being named to the Freshman All-SEC team.

 

Personal:

Attended Paul R. Wharton High School (Tampa, Florida) for his final three years, where he was coached by David Mitchell.

Played in the Under Armour All-America game, earning MVP honors.

Earned the National Defensive Player of the Year at the 58th Touchdown Club of Columbus Awards.

Named All-Western Conference, All-Hillsborough, All-Suncoast, All-State, Class 8A Defensive Player of the Year and the Guy Toph Award winner as Hillsborough County’s top senior football player, following his senior season.

A finalist for the 2012 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Football Awards.

Chosen as the Tampa Bay Times’ All-Hillsborough Defensive Player of the Year and a USA Today first-team All-American.

His father, Vernon Hargreaves, Jr. is the linebackers coach at Arkansas.

Born Vernon Hargreaves III on June 3, 1995 in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Community:

In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays. 

In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.

In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff.  

In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center. 

In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond. 

In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

 

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