";s:4:"text";s:10318:" “That didn’t change when I got into the league.  On November 3, 2018, Irvin was released by the Raiders after eight games..  On November 3, 2018, Irvin was released by the Raiders after eight games.. He attended as a defensive end and completed all of the required combine drills. As a matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as played on the field. Irvin finished the 2017 season with a career-high 58 combined tackles (38 solo), a career-high eight sacks, and three pass deflections in 16 games and 16 starts. San Antonio College. Email: email@example.com. ", "Bruce Irvin to play linebacker for Seattle Seahawks", "Pro Football Reference: West Virginia NFL Draft History", "Seattle Seahawks take Bruce Irvin in NFL draft's first stunner", "Bruce Irvin becomes first first-rounder to sign", "6 Young Seattle Seahawks Who Will Breakout in 2012", "2012 Seattle Seahawks season preview part 4: The defensive depth chart", "NFL Game Center: Week 3-2012 Green Bay Packers @ Seattle Seahawks", "Seahawks injury update: Bruce Irvin, Garry Gilliam, Tharold Simon questionable for Packers", "Massive brawl breaks out in closing seconds of Super Bowl", "The worst call in Super Bowl history and other memorable moments", "Bruce Irvin freaked out after the Seahawks declined his option", "Bruce Irvin Injury: Updates on Seahawks Star's Knee and Return", "7 Overrated Seahawks And Storylines Of The 2015-2016 Season", "Oakland Raiders Sign Free Agent Linebacker Bruce Irvin", "Raiders release 'official' depth chart for the Falcons' game", "NFL Game Center: Week 11:2016: Houston Texans @ Oakland Raiders", "Devonta Freeman, Moore among NFL Players of Week", NFL Top 100 Players of 2018: No. The Patriots struggled offensively and fell below .500 on the season, while the Colts and Titans had big comeback wins. Irvin attended Stockbridge High School in Stockbridge, Georgia, until transferring to Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia right before his junior year. On February 2, 2014, Irvin played in Super Bowl XLVIII and made two solo tackles as the Seahawks routed the Denver Broncos 43-8. 15 overall pick, and he became a starter on a defense that led them to Super Bowl appearances in 2014 and 2015. Irvin transferred to West Virginia University in 2010. Bruce Irvin, who has played on some big stages in his NFL career, walked across one this month when he graduated with a sociology degree from West Virginia University. Sign up for email newsletters , Irvin was one of 58 collegiate defensive linemen to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.
All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. Irvin finished the 2017 season with a career-high 58 combined tackles (38 solo), a career-high eight sacks, and three pass deflections in 16 games and 16 starts. “I was always a guy who had to get burnt a couple of times and learn,” Irvin said Tuesday. , On May 2, 2015, it was reported that the Seattle Seahawks opted to decline the fifth-year, $7.75 million option on Irvin's rookie contract. Irvin admits that: “When I came (into the NFL), my first check was $2.5 million. “For Bruce Irvin to go back and get his degree at West Virginia is outstanding, an unbelievable accomplishment,” Gruden said.  In Week 15, he collected six combined tackles and two sacks on Philip Rivers during a 19–16 win over the San Diego Chargers. On February 2, 2015, Irvin started his second consecutive Super Bowl and recorded two solo tackles and a sack on Tom Brady during the Seahawks' 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. , The Seattle Seahawks finished first in the NFC West with a 12-4 record and received a first-round bye. Bruce Pernell Irvin Jr.
“My mom and dad, everybody in my family, it’s been a big deal to them to have that. He dropped out of high school during the middle of his junior year and instead attained his GED..
Irvin played his first career playoff game in the Wild Card game against the Washington Redskins, where he sacked Washington QB Robert Griffin III for a 12-yard loss late in the fourth quarter and also recorded a defended pass en route to the team's 24-14 victory.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray improved to 7-0 all time at Dallas' AT&T Stadium, a run of success dating to his high school years competing for the Texas state championship. Bruce Irvin. Head coach Pete Carroll stated that the Seahawks intended to move Irvin to outside linebacker for the 2013 season.  On March 16, 2012, he attended West Virginia's pro day, but opted to stand on his combine numbers and only perform positional drills.
He was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his Week 15 performance. The Seahawks selection of Irvin surprised many scouts and analysts and drew major criticism as no major mock drafts, including Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Mike Mayock, and Mel Kiper, had Irvin being selected in the first round. Seahawks bring back DE Irvin, acquire OT Shell, Seattle Seahawks' 2020 NFL free-agent signings: Mike Iupati returns to reinforced O-line.  In Week 5, Irvin recorded two solo tackles, had two sacks, and forced the first fumble of his career during a 16-12 win at the Carolina Panthers. Despite 3-0 start, Seahawks' defense more Big 12 than Legion of Boom, Source: Seahawks placing WR Dorsett on IR, Seahawks' defense comes up big late against Patriots, but questions remain, Unbeaten Seahawks lose Irvin, Blair for season, Bring your own energy: Seahawks prepared for no fans at CenturyLink, 'OG' Bruce Irvin has new perspective in second stint with Seahawks. In Week 16 against the Indianapolis Colts, Irvin sacked Jacoby Brissett twice during the 38–6 loss. I was still young-minded.”.
On February 2, 2015, Irvin started his second consecutive Super Bowl and recorded two solo tackles and a sack on Tom Brady during the Seahawks' 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. Richard opted to retain Wagner, Wright, and Irvin as the starting linebacker trio heading into the regular season. He was drafted by the Seahawks in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft.  He suffered a torn ACL in week 2 and was placed on injured reserve on September 23, 2020. , Irvin was one of 58 collegiate defensive linemen to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He finished the 2013 season with 43 combined tackles (31 solo), two sacks, two pass deflections, and an interception in 12 games and 12 starts.. , For the character from the fighting game series Tekken, see, "Former high school dropout Bruce Irvin now excelling at West Virginia - College Football News - FOX Sports on MSN", "2014 NCAA College Football Stats - ESPN", "BIG EAST Announces 2010 Postseason Football Honors", "Bruce Irvin gets his college degree, compares it to winning the Super Bowl", "NFL Combine 2012 Results: Tracking All the 40 Times", "2012 NFL Scouting Combine: West Virginia's Irvin runs blazing 40", "NFL Draft Prospect Bruce Irvin Arrested, According To Report", "Jets have busy week of visits before this month's NFL Draft", "2012 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins Scheduled Prospect Visits 2.0", "2012 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills Pre-Draft Visitors (Full List)", "Browns: Pat Shurmur, Tom Heckert on hand to watch Trent Richardson workout", "Seahawks select LB/DE Bruce Irvin in NFL Draft – who the heck is he? On September 24, 2012, Irvin recorded two combined tackles and sacked Aaron Rodgers twice during a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers.
He finished his rookie season with ten combined tackles (eight solo), eight sacks, and a forced fumble in 16 games and zero starts.. How does rookie Jordyn Brooks fit in Seahawks' linebacker logjam?  Once Clemons returned in July, Irvin reverted to the second team defense.
On November 11, 2012, Irvin made two solo tackles and sacked New York Jets' quarterback Mark Sanchez twice in Seattle's 28-7 victory. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Kyler Murray's run of success at Dallas' AT&T Stadium continues as Arizona Cardinals roll. Bruce Pernell Irvin Jr. (born November 1, 1987) is an American football outside linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He attended as a defensive end and completed all of the required combine drills. , During the offseason, the Seahawks signed free agent defensive ends Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril.  At the time of the penalty, the Patriots had the game in hand after a fourth-quarter comeback victory over the Seahawks. More bio, uniform, draft info. San Antonio, Irvin had 72 tackles, 16 sacks, three forced fumbles and a touchdown on a fumble recovery. He played college football at West Virginia.  At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Irvin was projected to be a second or third round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. At a very young age, Kingsbury began drawing up plays on napkins and whiteboards, and he has been expanding on his ideas ever since.