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#99 Warren Sapp - DL

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Warren Sapp Career NFL Stats 1995-2007
G
SOLOTKL
AST TKL
COMB TKL
SACKS
INT
INT TD
FF
FR
FRTD
198
440
138
578
96.5
4
1
19
12
0

 

 

 

Warren Sapp Childhood

Warren Carlos Sapp was born on December 19, 1972 in Plymouth, FL. He is the son of Annie Roberts. Raised by a single mother growing up, Warren’s childhood was tough. He was one of six children, and money was tight in the household. His mother worked endlessly to provide for her family, and her hard work ethic rubbed off on young Warren. His relentless motor powered him to becoming one of the best defensive players in college and the NFL. 

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Sapp High School Stats and Awards

Sapp attended Apopka High School. He played several positions on the football field including linebacker, tight end and kicker. Sapp also played third base for his high school baseball team. He even set a team record with 24 home runs his junior year. However the gridiron was where Sapp made the most noise as an athlete. One of the best football players in the state, Sapp accepted a college scholarship to the University of Miami. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Sapp College Career Stats and Notes

Sapp played for the University of Miami from 1992-94. He had 176 tackles and 19.5 sacks during his college career. He was part of a Hurricanes’ team that made major bowl appearances each of his years, including the 1995 Orange Bowl which was for the national title. Sapp was a Lombardi Award winner, Big East Defensive Player of the Year Award recipient and a 1994 Heisman finalist. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

2nd Team: 1997, 1998

Pro Bowl Selections
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 2003
Defensive Player of the Year Award
1999
Achievements

Super Bowl Champion

XXXVII

Member of 1990s All-Decade Team

Member of 2000s All-Decade Team

 

Warren Sapp NFL Career Stats and Notes

Sapp was selected 12th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sapp played the first nine years of his career with the Bucs. In 2004 he signed with the Oakland Raiders where he would play for the rest of his NFL career. Sapp retired after the 2007 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Sapp 1999 NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Under Coach Tony Dungy, the Buccaneers became one of the best defensive units in the league. This was due to the addition of Hall of Famers Derrick Brooks and Sapp.

In 1999, Sapp had one the best season of his career. In 15 games he had 41 tackles, 12.5 sacks and 4 forced fumbles. Sapp’s play earned him the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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