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Rashaan Melvin
DB #28
Height:
6-2
Weight:
193
College:
Northern Illinois
Hometown:
Waukegan, IL
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 3 17 13 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 BAL 3 17 13 4 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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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.
 

Recent Videos

  • Melvin: "Taking it One Day at a Time"

    Posted Sep 10, 2014

    Cornerback Rashaan Melvin spoke to the media about his recovery from his ankle injury and when he thinks he'll be able to get back on the field.

  • Buccaneers Insider, need to get better.

    Posted Aug 10, 2013

    As the Bucs return to the practice field on Saturday, Insider gets rookie CB Rashaan Melvin's assessment of his NFL debut and the aspects of his game he still needs to improve.