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Lavonte David
Lavonte David
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Lavonte David

LB

Date of birth
Jan 23, 1990
College
Nebraska
Height
6-1
Weight
233 Lbs

Bio

Lavonte David is a linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

David was born on January 23, 1990 in Miami, Florida. At Northwestern High School, David was on a team that won back-to-back state titles in 2006 and 2007. Regardless of his team’s success, according to Rivals.com, Davis was only a two-star recruit and was not highly recruited.

He started off at a junior college called Fort Scott Community College where Davis led the team to the Junior College National Championship Game to play against Blinn College and Cam Newton.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

In 2010, David transferred to Nebraska and made an impact right away.

His first year there, he led the Big-12 Conference with 152 tackles, the third-most in the nation and the most ever in school history. He was named first-team Big 12 and a first-team All-American.

David led the team in tackles again as senior, finishing with 133 tackles. He also led the team with 13 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, and two interceptions.

In two seasons, David had 285 career tackles, the fourth most in school history and the most by a two-year player.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

David was drafted by the Buccaneers with the 58th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

After recording 139 tackles his rookie season, David had a better sophomore campaign. He finished with 145 tackles, seven sacks, a team-high five interceptions, and two forced fumbles. His five interceptions was fifth in the NFL and he was named First-Team All-Pro. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 124 20 145 7.0 13 21 5 87 32 0 2 1 0 1

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 20-23 4 1 5 0.0 0 1 0 1 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 3-20 6 2 8 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 19-17 9 3 12 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 5 0 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 13-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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