Tim Settle

American football player (born 1997)

American football player
Tim Settle
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Settle with the Washington Football Team in 2021
No. 99 – Buffalo Bills
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-07-11) July 11, 1997 (age 25)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:313 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:Stonewall Jackson (Bull Run, Virginia)
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2017)
  • Second-team All-Freshman ACC (2016)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2022
Tackles:55
Sacks:7
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Tim Settle (born July 11, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Early years

Settle attended Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, Virginia. He played high school football for the Raiders.[1] As a senior, he tallied 72 tackles, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and 10 pass deflections.[2] A five-star recruit, Settle committed to play football for the Virginia Tech Hokies in January 2015, choosing them over programs such as Louisville and USC.[3]

College career

Settle attended and played college football at Virginia Tech under head coaches Frank Beamer and Justin Fuente.[4][5] He did not play as a true freshman in 2015 and chose to redshirt.[6]

As a redshirt freshman in 2016, Settle played in all 14 of Virginia Tech's games, recording 17 tackles (seven for loss), two quarterback hurries and one blocked kick.[7] He was named to the ACC All-Freshman Second-Team.[8]

In 2017, as a redshirt sophomore, he played in 13 games, tallying 36 tackles (12.5 for loss), four sacks, one pass deflection, two quarterback hurries, and one blocked kick.[9] Following the season, he was named to the 2017 All-ACC Second-Team.[10] On January 4, 2018, Settle decided to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.[11]

Collegiate statistics

Year School G Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk
2016 Virginia Tech 11 7 10 17 7.0 0.0
2017 Virginia Tech 12 21 15 36 12.5 4.0
Career Virginia Tech 23 28 25 53 19.5 4.0

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump
6 ft 2+34 in
(1.90 m)
329 lb
(149 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
5.22 s 1.81 s 3.00 s 4.83 s 7.78 s 25+12 in
(0.65 m)
8 ft 3 in
(2.51 m)
All values from NFL Draft[12][13]
Settle in 2019

Washington Redskins / Football Team

Settle was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round, 163rd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[14] He made his NFL debut in the Redskins' season-opening 24–6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.[15] In Week 12, against the Dallas Cowboys, he recorded the first three tackles of his professional career.[16] Settle made his first NFL start in a Week 2 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in 2019.<[17] In Week 5 Settle sacked Tom Brady to record his first career NFL sack. Settle finished the 2020 season with a new career high of five sacks, which ranked him fourth on the team.[18]

On December 14, 2021, Settle was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list,[19] but reactivated a week later.[20]

Buffalo Bills

On March 17, 2022, Settle signed a two-year contract with the Buffalo Bills.[21]

Career stats

Year Team Games Tackles
GP GS Comb Solo Ast Sck TFL
2018 WAS 16 0 8 6 2 0.0 1
2019 WAS 15 1 14 9 5 2.0 2
2020 WAS 16 1 19 12 7 5.0 5
2021 WAS 17 0 13 7 6 0.0 4
Career 63 2 54 34 20 7.0 12

References

  1. ^ Fawcett, Dave. "Washington Redskins select Stonewall graduate Tim Settle in fifth round". Inside Nova. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  2. ^ "Football :: Tim Settle". Virginia Tech Athletics. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  3. ^ LoMonaco, Joey. "Stonewall Jackson DL Settle commits to Virginia Tech". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  4. ^ Thomas, Tim (February 13, 2014). "Virginia Tech Football Recruiting: Why the Hokies need to aggressively go after Tim Settle". Fighting Gobbler. Fansided. Retrieved December 19, 2018.
  5. ^ Bitter, Andy. "In better shape, slimmer Settle a handful in starting DT role for Virginia Tech". Roanoke Times. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  6. ^ Bitter, Andy. "Hokies draft watch: Tim Settle's stock rising". Roanoke Times. Retrieved December 19, 2018.
  7. ^ "Tim Settle 2016 Player Statistics". CFB Stats. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  8. ^ "ACC All-Freshman Team for 2016". Athlon Sports & Life. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  9. ^ "Tim Settle 2017 Player Statistics". CFB Stats. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  10. ^ "2017 ALL-ACC FOOTBALL TEAMS ANNOUNCED". Atlantic Coast Conference. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  11. ^ Bitter, Andy. "Virginia Tech DT Tim Settle declares for the NFL Draft". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  12. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile - Tim Settle". NFL. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  13. ^ "Virginia Tech DT Tim Settle : 2018 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  14. ^ Czarda, Stephen (April 28, 2018). "Redskins Select Defensive Lineman Tim Settle". Washington Commanders. Archived from the original on April 29, 2018. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  15. ^ "Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference. Retrieved December 19, 2018.
  16. ^ "Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys - November 22nd, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  17. ^ "Tim Settle Logs". NFL. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  18. ^ Stackpole, Kyle (November 30, 2020). "WFT Daily: Ryan Kerrigan Has Not Been Washington's Only Efficient Pass-Rusher". Washington Commanders. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  19. ^ "Washington places Kendall Fuller, Tim Settle on Reserve/COVID-19 list, activates CB Darryl Roberts". Washington Commanders. December 14, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  20. ^ "Washington activates 3 players off the Reserve/COVID-19 list, elevates 4 from practice squad". Washington Commanders. December 21, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
  21. ^ Brown, Chris (March 17, 2022). "Bills sign defensive tackle Tim Settle". Buffalo Bills. Retrieved March 17, 2022.

External links

  • Tim Settle on Twitter Edit this at Wikidata
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  • Virginia Tech Hokies bio
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