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Derrick

Tangelo

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#54

Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 285
Year: Junior
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: The Bullis School

Bio

Career Statistics

2019: Returning starting defensive tackle ... in 24 career games (12 starts), has 52 tackles, 6.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, two caused fumbles and one fumble recovery ... has eight games with 3+ tackles including a career-high 11 stops against N.C. Central in 2018 ... has played 650 career snaps.

2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018:
Played in all 13 games with 12 starting assignments ... totaled 46 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, two caused fumbles and one fumble recovery ... compiled eight games with 3+ tackles including a season-high 11 stops against N.C. Central ... had nine tackles versus Virginia ... had 1.5 TFL, 1.0 sack and one caused fumble at Miami to help the Blue Devils to their first victory in Miami since 1976 ... with the Hurricanes on the Duke 46 yard line with less than one minute remaining in the game and trailing by eight points, sacked Miami QB N’Kosi Perry for an eight-yard loss ... first collegiate caused fumble and fumble recovery came at Georgia Tech during a stretch when Duke forced fumbles on three consecutive drives to turn a 7-7 tie into a 28-7 advantage ... on the field for 589 snaps. 

2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: Played in 11 games ... did not see action against Georgia Tech and Wake Forest ... totaled six tackles, 2.0 TFL and 1.0 sack ... had a season-high two tackles against N.C. Central ... logged 1.0 TFL in the win over Baylor ... first collegiate sack came in the Quick Lane Bowl victory over Northern Illinois ... on the field for 61 snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Played at The Bullis School for coach Pat Celinto ... three-star prospect by ESPN.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... charted as the No. 63 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com and No. 75 defensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com ... as a senior, posted 50 tackles, 19.0 TFL and 8.0 sacks to earn USAToday American Family Insurance All-USA Washington D.C. and first team All-Interstate Athletic Conference honors ... helped squad to 7-3 record in final campaign ... selected to play in both the 2016 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl and Maryland Crab Bowl ... as a junior, earned first team all-conference honors after registering 39 tackles, 17.0 TFL and 6.0 sacks ... helped Bullis to 21 wins and a pair of conference championships during three-year tenure ... also participated in basketball and track and field.

PERSONAL: Born May 14, 1999 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in cultural anthropology and pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Angelo Kasa and Marie Luhnmbu ... cousin, Prince Shembo, lettered four seasons (2010-11-12-13) as a linebacker at the University of Notre Dame and was selected in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons ... high school teammate of current Duke safety Damani Neal.

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