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Izaah Lunsford
DT #71
Height:
6-3
Weight:
310
Age:
23
College:
Bowling Green State
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Biography

Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017…Played four seasons at Bowling Green State, appearing in 44 games with 14 starts along the defensive line…Racked up 90 tackles (41 solo), 4½ sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Started all 12 games as a senior in 2016, totaling 48 tackles (21 solo), a sack and 3½ tackles for a loss…Added a pass defensed and a fumble recovery…Posted five tackles (one solo) and a tackle for a loss vs. Middle Tennessee (Sept. 17)…Recorded a career-high nine tackles (three solo) and a tackle for a loss vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 1)…Registered a sack as part of a seven-tackle performance (four solo) at Toledo (Oct. 15)…Played in 14 games with two starts as a junior in 2015…Posted 24 tackles (10 solo), 2½ sacks, 3½ tackles for a loss and a pass defensed…Opened the season with five tackles (four solo) vs. Tennessee (Sept. 5)…Recorded his first sack of the season and finished with two tackles (one solo) vs. Memphis (Sept. 19)…Made his first career start at Buffalo (Oct. 3), finishing with a solo tackle and a QB hit…Closed out the year with a season-high six tackles (one solo) and a sack in the GoDaddy Bowl vs. Georgia Southern (Dec. 23), his second career start…Appeared in 13 games as a reserve defensive lineman as a sophomore in 2014…Totaled 12 tackles (six solo), two tackles for a loss, a pass defensed and a QB hit…Registered two tackles (one solo), a tackle for a loss, a pass defensed and a QB hit vs. Virginia Military Institute (Sept. 6)…Made his other tackle for a loss on the season as part of a three-tackle performance (two solo) at Akron (Nov. 4)…Played in five games as a redshirt freshman in 2013, posting six tackles (four solo), a sack, three tackles for a loss and a forced fumble…Saw the first action of his career vs. Tulsa (Aug. 29), but did not accumulate any stats…Posted two assisted tackles vs. Murray State (Sept. 21)…Racked up four solo tackles, including three tackles for a loss and his first career sack, at Eastern Michigan (Nov. 23)…Earned his degree in liberal arts…Attended Schroder Paideia Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio), for his final three years after attending Purcell Marian (Cincinnati, Ohio) his freshman year…Lettered in baseball (one year), basketball (two), football (four) and track and field (four)…Saw time at linebacker, tight end, tackle, fullback and along the defensive line…Ran the 100 and 200 in track…Gave back while in college by reading to and eating lunch with children…Nephew of DE Melvin Lunsford, who played eight seasons (1973-80) for the New England Patriots…Cousin of S Darryl Williams, who played for the Cincinnati Bengals (1992-95, 2000-01) and Seattle Seahawks (1996-99)…Has a 1-year-old daughter, Nyla Renee Burks…Single, lives in Cincinnati, Ohio…First name is pronounced i-ZAY-uh…Nickname is “Zae”…Given name Izaah Dwayne Lunsford; born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017…Played four seasons at Bowling Green State, appearing in 44 games with 14 starts along the defensive line…Racked up 90 tackles (41 solo), 4½ sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Started all 12 games as a senior in 2016, totaling 48 tackles (21 solo), a sack and 3½ tackles for a loss…Added a pass defensed and a fumble recovery…Posted five tackles (one solo) and a tackle for a loss vs. Middle Tennessee (Sept. 17)…Recorded a career-high nine tackles (three solo) and a tackle for a loss vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 1)…Registered a sack as part of a seven-tackle performance (four solo) at Toledo (Oct. 15)…Played in 14 games with two starts as a junior in 2015…Posted 24 tackles (10 solo), 2½ sacks, 3½ tackles for a loss and a pass defensed…Opened the season with five tackles (four solo) vs. Tennessee (Sept. 5)…Recorded his first sack of the season and finished with two tackles (one solo) vs. Memphis (Sept. 19)…Made his first career start at Buffalo (Oct. 3), finishing with a solo tackle and a QB hit…Closed out the year with a season-high six tackles (one solo) and a sack in the GoDaddy Bowl vs. Georgia Southern (Dec. 23), his second career start…Appeared in 13 games as a reserve defensive lineman as a sophomore in 2014…Totaled 12 tackles (six solo), two tackles for a loss, a pass defensed and a QB hit…Registered two tackles (one solo), a tackle for a loss, a pass defensed and a QB hit vs. Virginia Military Institute (Sept. 6)…Made his other tackle for a loss on the season as part of a three-tackle performance (two solo) at Akron (Nov. 4)…Played in five games as a redshirt freshman in 2013, posting six tackles (four solo), a sack, three tackles for a loss and a forced fumble…Saw the first action of his career vs. Tulsa (Aug. 29), but did not accumulate any stats…Posted two assisted tackles vs. Murray State (Sept. 21)…Racked up four solo tackles, including three tackles for a loss and his first career sack, at Eastern Michigan (Nov. 23)…Earned his degree in liberal arts…Attended Schroder Paideia Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio), for his final three years after attending Purcell Marian (Cincinnati, Ohio) his freshman year…Lettered in baseball (one year), basketball (two), football (four) and track and field (four)…Saw time at linebacker, tight end, tackle, fullback and along the defensive line…Ran the 100 and 200 in track…Gave back while in college by reading to and eating lunch with children…Nephew of DE Melvin Lunsford, who played eight seasons (1973-80) for the New England Patriots…Cousin of S Darryl Williams, who played for the Cincinnati Bengals (1992-95, 2000-01) and Seattle Seahawks (1996-99)…Has a 1-year-old daughter, Nyla Renee Burks…Single, lives in Cincinnati, Ohio…First name is pronounced i-ZAY-uh…Nickname is “Zae”…Given name Izaah Dwayne Lunsford; born in Cincinnati, Ohio.