Darnell Savage

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#26

Experience: 2 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 23

Weight: 198 lbs

College: Maryland

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    56
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    4
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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2019 Green Bay Packers 14 52 39 13 0 5 2 0 37 18.5 28
2020 Green Bay Packers 15 71 52 19 1 12 4 0 13 3.3 9
TOTAL 29 123 91 32 1 0 17 6 0 50 8.3 37

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2019 Green Bay Packers 14 2
2020 Green Bay Packers 15 0 1 0
TOTAL 29 0 0 2 0 1 0

Biography

  • Earned PFWA All-Rookie team honors after starting all 14 games he appeared in and recording 61 tackles (41 solo), a tackle for a loss, a team-high two forced fumbles, two interceptions (tied for No. 2 on the team), seven passes defensed, a QB hit and two QB pressures. 
  • Was the only NFL rookie to register multiple INTs and multiple forced fumbles in 2019 (according to Sportradar).
  • Became the first rookie safety to start for the Packers in Week 1 since Morgan Burnett in 2010.
  • Earned All-Big Ten honors from media and coaches in each of his final two seasons at Maryland, being named honorable mention in 2017 and second team in 2018.
  • Started all 36 games over his final three seasons with the Terrapins.
  • Became the first defensive player from Maryland to be chosen in the first round since LB Shawne Merriman was picked No. 12 overall by the San Diego Chargers in 2005.
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