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#92 Michael Strahan - DL

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Michael Strahan Career NFL Stats 1993-2007
G
SOLOTKL
AST TKL
COMB TKL
SACKS
INT
INT TD
FF
FR
FRTD
216
663
188
854
141.5
4
2
24
15
1

 

 

 

Michael Strahan Childhood

Michael Anthony Strahan was born on November 21, 1971 in Houston, TX. He is the son of Louise and Gene Strahan. Michael spent a lot of his youth overseas. His father was in the military and the Strahan family lived in Germany until they moved back to the states during his high school years. 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Strahan High School Stats and Awards

Strahan attended Westbury High School. He came back to Texas during his senior year. With only one year of high school football, Strahan showed flashes of promise. Due to his limited exposure he didn’t garner much attention from major colleges. However he did play well enough to earn a college scholarship to Texas Southern University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Strahan College Career Stats and Notes

Strahan played for Texas Southern from 1990-92. . He was a force on the field, creating havoc for opposing offenses. He recorded 41.5 sacks during his college career. In 1992, he had a stellar senior year when he had 62 tackles (32 for losses) and an incredible 19 sacks. He was a First Team All-American selection that year and was selected as the SWAC Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003

2nd Team: 2002, 2005

Pro Bowl Selections
1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003 2005
Defensive Player of the Year Award
2001
Achievements

Super Bowl Champion

XLII

Member of 2000s All-Decade Team

 

Michael Strahan NFL Career Stats and Notes

Strahan was selected in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. Strahan spent his entire 14-year career in the Big Apple, making the Pro Bowl seven times. The 4-time First Team All-Pro also helped the Giants make two Super Bowl appearances, which included the shocking 17-14 upset of undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. Strahan retired after becoming a super bowl champion in 2008. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Strahan 2001 NFL Defensive Player of the Year

By 2001, Strahan was one of the premiere pass rushers in the league. He was already a multiple First Team All-Pro and Pro Bowl selection and helped the Giants reach Super Bowl XXXV a season earlier. Strahan took his career to another level in 2001 and made NFL history in the process.
Strahan was on a mission that season. He would go on and set an NFL records with 22.5 sacks. He would also rack up 73 tackles and took a fumble back for a TD. His record-setting play earned him the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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