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Bacarri Jamon Rambo[1] (born June 27, 1990) is a former American football safety. He played college football for the University of Georgia, where he was recognized as an All-American, and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He is currently a DB coach at University of Georgia

Bacarri Rambo
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Rambo with the Washington Redskins in 2013
No. 24, 30
Position:Strong safety
Personal information
Born: (1990-06-27) June 27, 1990 (age 29)
Donalsonville, Georgia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school:Donalsonville (GA) Seminole Co.
College:Georgia
NFL Draft:2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 191
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles:151
Sacks:2.0
Forced fumbles:3
Pass deflections:11
Interceptions:4
Player stats at NFL.com

Contents

College careerEdit

Rambo played college football at the University of Georgia. Rambo was named an All-American by Scout.com as a junior in 2011.[2]

Professional careerEdit

2013 NFL CombineEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
211 lb
(96 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9 14 in
(0.23 m)
4.80 s 1.7 s 2.87 s 4.26 s 6.94 s 34 12 in
(0.88 m)
9 ft 9 in
(2.97 m)
17 reps
Bench and measurements from NFL Combine.[3] All other values from University of Georgia Pro Day.[4]

Washington RedskinsEdit

Rambo was selected by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (191st overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.[5] He signed a four-year contract worth roughly $430,788 per year on May 13, 2013.[6][7] At the start of season, he was named the starting free safety. Due to his poor performance in the first two games, he not only lost his starting position, but was benched for several games.[8] He returned to the field in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos due to the suspension of Brandon Meriweather.[9] The Redskins waived Rambo on September 16, 2014.[10]

Buffalo BillsEdit

Rambo signed with the Buffalo Bills on November 17, 2014, after the Bills had placed cornerback Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.[11] Rambo had two interceptions off of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on December 14, 2014.

On November 12, 2015, Rambo contributed significantly during a Thursday night win against the New York Jets. Rambo forced two fumbles, one of which was returned by Duke Williams for a touchdown, the other recovered by Rambo himself. Rambo also had the game-sealing interception off of Ryan Fitzpatrick with less than a minute remaining in the 22-17 win.[12] As a result of his performance in Week 10, Rambo was named as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week.[13] He became a free agent at the end of the season.

Miami DolphinsEdit

On October 25, 2016, Rambo was signed by the Miami Dolphins.[14] In the Week 14 win over the Arizona Cardinals, he recorded his fourth career interception against quarterback Carson Palmer.[15]

Second stint with the BillsEdit

On July 25, 2017, Rambo signed with the Bills.[16] On August 29, 2017, Rambo was released by the Bills.[17]

NFL statisticsEdit

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2013 WSH 11 43 32 11 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 WSH 2 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 BUF 4 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 2 44 22 28 0 2
2015 BUF 15 62 46 16 1.0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
2016 MIA 9 42 25 17 0.0 0 0 0 1 17 17 17 0 3
Career 41 151 105 46 2.0 3 1 0 4 61 15 28 0 11

[18]

Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defended

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ "FoxSportsNext.com 2011 All-America Team". Archived from the original on January 7, 2012. Retrieved December 9, 2011.
  3. ^ "NFL Combine Profile", NFL.com, retrieved May 8, 2013
  4. ^ "Bacarri Rambo - Georgia, FS : 2013 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". www.nfldraftscout.com.
  5. ^ Jones, Mike (April 27, 2013). "Redskins take another safety, Bacarri Rambo, with 191st overall pick". The Washington Post. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  6. ^ Tinsman, Brian (May 13, 2013). "Redskins Sign Draft Picks Rambo, Jenkins". Redskins.com. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
  7. ^ McMillan, Keith (May 13, 2013). "Redskins sign Rambo, Jenkins; five rookie draftees still unsigned". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
  8. ^ Jones, Mike (September 25, 2013). "Bacarri Rambo takes demotion in stride". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  9. ^ Jones, Mike (October 31, 2013). "Bacarri Rambo impresses Redskins coaches in return to action". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  10. ^ Jones, Mike (September 16, 2014). "Redskins waive Bacarri Rambo to make room for Brandon Meriweather". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  11. ^ Alper, Josh. "Bills sign Bacarri Rambo, place Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  12. ^ Ferrara, Kyle (November 13, 2015). "Bacarri Rambo makes big impact in big Bills win". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  13. ^ Alper, Josh (November 18, 2015). "Bacarri Rambo named AFC defensive player of the week". Retrieved November 18, 2015.
  14. ^ "Dolphins Signing S Bacarri Rambo".
  15. ^ Congemi, John (December 12, 2016). "Three Takeaways From The Cardinals Game". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  16. ^ Brown, Chris (July 25, 2017). "Bills sign Bacarri Rambo, LB Barrington, OL Barton". BuffaloBills.com. Archived from the original on August 21, 2017. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  17. ^ Brown, Chris (August 29, 2017). "Bills release Rambo, five other players". BuffaloBills.com. Archived from the original on December 18, 2017.
  18. ^ "Bacarri Rambo". ESPN.com.

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