PLAYER
Giorgio Newberry
DE #57
Height:
6-6
Weight:
260
Age:
25
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Fort Pierce, FL
Experience:
1

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Biography

Comes to the Detroit Lions defensive unit after spending time with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2016).

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on August 16, 2017.
  • Released by the Steelers on August 28, 2016.
  • Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 1, 2016.

PRO

Comes to the Detroit Lions defensive unit after spending time with the Pittsburgh Steelers (2016).

2016: Spent time with the Pittsburgh Steelers during their 2016 training camp before being released.

COLLEGE

Saw action in 54 games at Florida State (2012-15), as he played three different positions (defensive tackle, defensive end and tight end). Totaled 36 tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble during his time with the Seminoles.

2015: Played in all 13 games for the Seminoles. Finished the season with 21 total tackles, two sacks, three tackles for loss, and six passes defensed.

  • As a senior, he recoded the most pass defenses in the ACC by a defensive lineman.

2014: Appeared in 14 games in 2014 as a reserve defensive lineman. Had two tackles on the season.

2013: Moved to the tight end position and saw action in all 14 games for the Seminoles.

2012: Saw action in 12 games on the season. Recorded at least one tackle in his first six games of the season. Had four solo tackles on the year.

2011: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

Attended Fort Pierce Central High School (Fort Pierce, Fla.).

  • Recorded 83 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and eight sacks his senior season.
  • Rated a four-star defensive end by 24/7sports.com out of High School.
  • Ranked the No. 10 strong-side defensive end by Rivals.com, No. 18 defensive end by Scout.com and was No. 27 on the ESPNU 150 list.
  • Named First Team All-Area defensive end by TCPalm.
  • Majored in social science.

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  • Caldwell on the next man up mentality

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

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