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Ron Bartell
CB #31
Height:
6-1
Weight:
210
College:
Howard
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 96 338 310 28 2 0 59 8 1 102 -- 38
2012 DET 1 9 6 3 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 6 18 14 4 0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2011 STL 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 15 61 55 6 0 -- 10 -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 15 66 61 5 0 -- 9 -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 16 57 54 3 1 -- 19 3 0 29 9.7 24
2007 STL 16 67 63 4 1 -- 9 2 0 10 5 9
2006 STL 16 25 25 0 0 0 3 3 1 63 21 38
2005 STL 10 34 31 3 0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by Detroit Lions as a free agent December 18, 2012.
  • Released by Raiders December 10, 2012.
  • Signed by Oakland Raiders as a free agent March 16, 2012.
  • Released by Rams March 3, 2012.
  • Re-signed by Rams as a free agent March 2, 2009.
  • Originally drafted in the 2nd round (50th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.

PRO: Eight-year pro who has played in 95 career games (71 starts) after spending his first seven years in St. Louis and part of 2012 in Oakland.

  • Career totals include 317 tackles (293 solo), eight interceptions, nine forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two sacks.
  • Posted a career-high 66 tackles (61 solo) in 2009 with the Rams in 15 games, all starts.
  • Tied a career-high with three interceptions in 2008 to go along with a career-best 20 pass defenses.
  • 2012: Played in six games, all starts, in Oakland before being released. Posted 18 tackles (14 solo) and four pass defenses. Started in his only appearance in Detroit against Chicago (12/30), posting nine tackles (six solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Posted a season-high four tackles in his final game in Oakland vs. Denver (12/6) to go along with one pass defense.
  • Inactive in his first game as a Lion in Week 16 vs. Atlanta (12/22).
  • Led the Lions in tackles in the season finale vs. Chicago (12/30) with nine (six solo) and had one pass defense.

COLLEGE:

  • Played 45 games (38 starts) at Howard and Central Michigan.
  • Named second-team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference as a senior.
  • Played final two seasons at Howard.
  • Started every game as a sophomore at Central Michigan.

PERSONAL: Attended Renaissance High School in Detroit.

  • Named all-city, all-metro and city Defensive Back of the Year.
  • Earned two letters each in football, basketball and track.
  • Caught 23 passes for 385 yards with four touchdowns as a wide receiver.
  • Criminal justice major.

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