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Whitney Mercilus

School: Illinois
Position: DL

Consensus All-American: 2011

Draft: 1st round, 26th overall of the 2012 NFL draft by the Houston Texans

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Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Defense & Fumbles

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Year School Conf Class Pos G Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
2009 Illinois Big Ten FR DL 11 4 4 8 3.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*2010 Illinois Big Ten SO DL 13 8 8 16 3.0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
*2011 Illinois Big Ten JR DL 13 28 29 57 22.5 16.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
Career Illinois 40 41 81 29.0 18.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 11

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Tackles for Loss
2011 NCAA 22 (2nd)
2011 Big Ten 22 (1st)

Sacks
2011 NCAA 16 (1st)
2011 Big Ten 16 (1st)

Fumbles Forced
2010 Big Ten 2 (6th)
2011 NCAA 9 (1st)
2011 Big Ten 9 (1st)