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Damion Square

Damion Square

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Height: 
6-2

Weight:

293

Age

29
Alabama
6 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Damion Square is back for his fourth season with the Chargers after appearing in 11 games with seven starts in 2016.

Biography

Damion Square is back for his fourth season with the Chargers after appearing in 11 games with seven starts in 2016. He took over as the team’s starting nose tackle after Brandon Mebane went down with a biceps injury and was solid in relief, logging 31 tackles, six for loss and 2.5 sacks.

Square is a former undrafted free agent who spent time with Philadelphia and Kansas City before the Chargers claimed him off waivers in 2014.

Square has a number of family members who played college and pro football, including uncles John Square (University of Miami), Johnny Otis Square (Colorado State), Ronnie Miller (North Texas), and Robert Miller (Colorado State and Minnesota Vikings), and his cousin, Derek Curry (Notre Dame, Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals).

Square and his wife, Brandi, have a son, Micah, and a daughter, Carsyn.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Philadelphia as undrafted free agent, April 29, 2013...waived by Eagles, Aug. 30, 2014...claimed by Kansas City, Aug. 31...waived Oct. 31...claimed by Chargers, Nov. 3...waived Sept. 5...re-signed to practice squad, Sept. 7...signed to active roster, Nov. 4.

2017: Appeared in all 16 games...Totaled 45 tackles (19 solo), a tackle for loss, three passes defensed and a fumble recovery...at Denver (Sept. 11): Registered an assisted tackle on 23 defensive snaps while contributing on five special teams plays...vs. Miami (Sept. 17): Saw action on 23 defensive snaps, posting two assisted tackles...Appeared on five plays on special teams...vs. Kansas City (Sept. 24): Played on 14 defensive plays and five on special teams in the 30th game of his career...Posted two tackles (one solo) and a pass defensed...vs. Philadelphia (Oct. 1): Registered four tackles (two solo)...Appeared on 29 plays on defense and six on special teams…at New York Giants (Oct. 8): Posted four tackles (two solo) for the second time in as many weeks…Saw action on 24 defensive snaps and two on special teams…at Oakland (Oct. 15): Assisted on a tackle, playing on 19 defensive snaps and three on special teams…vs. Denver (Oct. 22): Totaled three tackles (two solo) and a tackle for loss on 25 defensive snaps…Recovered a fumble forced by DE Chris McCain on a strip-sack of QB Trevor Siemian…at New England (Oct. 29): Posted a season-high six tackles (five solo) while appearing in the 35th game of his career…Played 34 snaps on defense and seven on special teams…at Jacksonville (Nov. 12): Posted four assisted tackles…Played on 24 defensive snaps and three on special teams…vs. Buffalo (Nov. 19): Registered 30 defensive snaps and four on special teams, finishing with two tackles (one solo)…at Dallas (Nov. 23): Posted two solo tackles on 20 defensive snaps…vs. Cleveland (Dec. 3): Reached 80 career tackles after assisting on two…Played 20 snaps on defense and two on special teams…vs. Washington (Dec. 10): Played 13 defensive snaps and two on special teams, finishing with three assisted tackles and a pass defensed…at Kansas City (Dec. 16): Tied a season high with six tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed…Saw action on 23 plays on defense and seven on special teams…at New York Jets (Dec. 24): Assisted on a tackle, playing a special teams snap and 26 on defense…vs. Oakland (Dec. 31): Assisted on two tackles while playing 17 snaps on defense and two on special teams…Forced QB Derek Carr to scramble out of the pocket to his right late in the fourth quarter before chasing Carr down and forcing him to throw the ball away along the right sideline.

2016: First start of season Nov. 6 vs. Tennessee...playing in hometown of Houston Nov. 27, recorded first NFL sack, shared seven-yard sack with Joey Bosa, and tackle for loss in 21-13 win...his three-yard TFL came on 1st-and-goal play from six with Chargers up 14-7...two plays later, Casey Hayward made touchdown-saving tackle at two to force field goal try and Chargers scored TD for 21-10 lead on ensuing possession to essentially put game on ice...season-high seven tackles Dec. 18 vs. Oakland...first two full NFL sacks Dec. 24 at Cleveland, while also tallying three tackles for loss, four pressures and three quarterback hits.

2015: First NFL start Dec. 20 vs. Miami...two quarterback hits Jan. 3 at Denver, including big hit on Peyton Manning in fourth quarter...early in contest, recovered fumble after sack and forced fumble by Steve Williams on Brock Osweiler.

2014: Inactive Weeks 1-7 for Kansas City and Weeks 11-17 for Chargers.

2013: NFL debut Sept. 9 at Washington...one stop Wild Card Playoffs vs. New Orleans.

COLLEGE: Three-time national champion...played in 40 games with 31 starts, collecting 93 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks...led squad with nine quarterback hurries as senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Houston, Texas...all-state and 4A Defensive MVP at Yates High School in Houston.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017LAC160191360-3-----01
2016SD11713852.5-0-----0-
2015SD616510-0-----01
2014KC000------------
2014SD000------------
2013PHI1004400-1-----0-
TOTAL4230122.5040---002

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17OAKW 30-100------------
16@NYJW 14-70------------
15@KCL 13-303210-1-----0-
14WASW 30-13-000-1-----0-
13CLEW 19-100------------
12@DALW 28-60------------
11BUFW 54-242110-0-----0-
10@JAXL 17-201100-0-----0-
8@NEL 13-215410-0-----0-
7DENW 21-02200-0-----01
6@OAKW 17-160------------
5@NYGW 27-222110-0-----0-
4PHIL 24-262200-0-----0-
3KCL 10-241010-1-----0-
2MIAL 17-190------------
1@DENL 21-241010-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017LAC16191360-3-----
2016SD1113852.5-0-----
2015SD66510-0-----
2014KC00----------
2014SD00----------
2013PHI104400-1-----
TOTAL 434230122.504000-0

fumbles

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2017LAC16----1-0----
2016SD11-----------
2015SD6----1-0----
2014KC0-----------
2014SD0-----------
2013PHI10-----------
TOTAL 4300-02000000
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Buffalo Bills12110-0-----
Cleveland Browns10----------
Dallas Cowboys10----------
Denver Broncos23210-0-----
Jacksonville Jaguars11100-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs24220-2-----
Miami Dolphins10----------
New England Patriots15410-0-----
New York Giants12110-0-----
New York Jets10----------
Oakland Raiders20----------
Philadelphia Eagles12200-0-----
Washington Redskins1-000-1-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division1012930-1-----
vs AFC Teams12151050-2-----
vs NFC Teams44310-1-----
vs Own Division67430-2-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December53210-2-----
November33210-0-----
October511920-0-----
September32020-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium10----------
Arrowhead Stadium13210-1-----
EverBank Field11100-0-----
Gillette Stadium15410-0-----
MetLife Stadium22110-0-----
Oakland Coliseum10----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High11010-0-----
StubHub Center87520-2-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses713940-2-----
Wins96420-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays11010-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)23210-1-----
Sundays13151140-2-----

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Buffalo Bills1------
Cleveland Browns1------
Dallas Cowboys1------
Denver Broncos2----1-
Jacksonville Jaguars1------
Kansas City Chiefs2------
Miami Dolphins1------
New England Patriots1------
New York Giants1------
New York Jets1------
Oakland Raiders2------
Philadelphia Eagles1------
Washington Redskins1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division10------
vs AFC Teams12----1-
vs NFC Teams4------
vs Own Division6----1-

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December5------
November3------
October5----1-
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
AT&T Stadium1------
Arrowhead Stadium1------
EverBank Field1------
Gillette Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium2------
Oakland Coliseum1------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1------
StubHub Center8----1-

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses7------
Wins9----1-

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2------
Sundays13----1-
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