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Kyle Emanuel

Kyle Emanuel

51
OLB
Height: 
6-3

Weight:

250

Age

26
North Dakota State
3 Years Pro

2016 Season

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A versatile performer, Kyle Emanuel, has been a key cog in the Chargers’ linebacking corps. 

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A versatile performer, Kyle Emanuel, has been a key cog in the Chargers’ linebacking corps.

A fifth-round draft pick out of North Dakota State, Emanuel played in 31 of 32 games during his first two seasons and tallied 79 stops.

At NDSU, Emanuel won the 2014 Buck Buchanan Award as the Football Championship Subdivision’s top defensive player. He led the FCS with 19.5 sacks and 32.5 tackles for loss. The Schuyler, Neb., native enrolled at NDSU after being overlooked by his home state’s schools despite an all-state prep career. It was a fortuitous move as the Bison went 58-3 during his career in the process of capturing four conference titles and four NCAA championships.

It didn’t take long for Emanuel to prove that he belonged in the NFL. In his very first regular-season game in the Bolts’ 2015 opener versus Detroit, Emanuel recorded an interception, a pressure that led to another, a 13-yard sack and two tackles for loss.

This year, Emanuel will have some familiarity as new Chargers Defensive Coordinator Gus Bradley both played and coached at North Dakota State.

Shortly after being drafted by the Chargers last May, Emanuel gained notoriety when he sent a tweet seeking congratulations from Hollywood starlet Julianne Hough, who wasted little time in obliging the request from the Chargers’ newest linebacker

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Fifth-round pick (153) by Chargers, May 2, 2015.

2016: Second-quarter forced fumble Sept. 25 at Indianapolis after big hit on Frank Gore...Team Captain Oct. 23 at Atlanta...first start at inside linebacker Nov. 6 vs. Tennessee when injuries left team shorthanded...mid-fourth quarter Dec. 18 vs. Oakland, two big plays down near goal line with Chargers leading 16-13...recorded tackle for no gain vs. Latavius Murray on first down at one and after incompletion on second down, recorded one-yard tackle for loss on Murray on 3rd-and-goal from one to force field goal try...earlier in game, recovered forced fumble by Melvin Ingram vs. Murray at Chargers’ nine...shared four-yard, third-down sack with Jatavis Brown to force long field goal try Dec. 24 at Cleveland...season-high seven stops Jan. 1 vs. Kansas City. 

2015: NFL debut Sept. 9 vs. Detroit and racked up interception, 13-yard sack, pressure that led to interception by Patrick Robinson and two tackles for loss...on play just prior to Robinson interception, had three-yard tackle for loss to set up 3rd-and-14...touchdown on ensuing possession brought Chargers to within 21-20...sack came on third-down play early in second quarter to cap three-and-out...two early special teams tackles Dec. 20 vs. Miami before leaving game late in first quarter with concussion.

 

COLLEGE: 2014 Defensive Player of Year by FCS Athletic Directors Association, College Football Performance.com and Missouri Valley Conference...first-team All-America by Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Football Foundation and Sports Network...three-time All-Missouri Valley Conference, first-team in 2014, second-team in ‘13 and honorable mention in ‘12...three-time College Football Performance.com National Defensive Lineman of Week...three-time MVC Defensive Player of Week, two-time Sports Network FCS Defensive Player of Week and two-time College Sporting News FCS National All-Star...finished career with 234 tackles, 35.5 sacks, 58.5 tackles for loss and two blocked field goals...National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society in 2015...Capital One Academic All-America in 2014 and All-District in 2013 and ‘14...FCS Athletic Director’s Association Academic All-Star in 2014...two-time MVC All-Academic (2012-13), four-time MVC Honor Roll (2010-13) and three-time recipient of MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award (2011-13)...member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Blue Key Honor Society and St. Paul’s Newman Center...redshirted in 2010...played at North Dakota State from 2011-14...construction management degree.

 

PERSONAL: Born in Schuyler, Nebraska...two-time all-state and three-time all-district at Schuyler Central High School...two-time all-state and all-conference in basketball...competed in soccer and track and field...three-time academic all-state.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2016SD16115836220.5-1-----11
2015SD153251691-11---00-
TOTAL8352311.5021---011

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17KCL 27-377520-0-----0-
16@CLEL 17-203210.5-0-----0-
15OAKL 16-193300-0-----01
14@CARL 16-286150-0-----0-
13TBL 21-288620-0-----0-
12@HOUW 21-132110-0-----0-
10MIAL 24-313210-0-----0-
9TENW 43-353210-0-----0-
8@DENL 19-272200-1-----0-
7@ATLW 33-305230-0-----0-
6DENW 21-132110-0-----0-
5@OAKL 31-344220-0-----0-
4NOL 34-351100-0-----0-
3@INDL 22-266330-0-----1-
2JAXW 38-141100-0-----0-
1@KCL 27-332200-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016SD165836220.5-1-----
2015SD15251691-1100-0
TOTAL 318352311.502100-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016SD16----1-0----
2015SD15-----------
TOTAL 3100-01000000

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016SD16---------
2015SD15111100000
TOTAL 31111100000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/13/2017SEAL 48-17111100-0-----0-
TOTAL 111100-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons15230-0-----
Carolina Panthers16150-0-----
Cleveland Browns13210.5-0-----
Denver Broncos24310-1-----
Houston Texans12110-0-----
Indianapolis Colts16330-0-----
Jacksonville Jaguars11100-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs29720-0-----
Miami Dolphins13210-0-----
New Orleans Saints11100-0-----
Oakland Raiders27520-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers18620-0-----
Tennessee Titans13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division103821170.5-0-----
vs AFC Teams123826120.5-1-----
vs NFC Teams42010100-0-----
vs Own Division6201550-1-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December4201280.5-0-----
January17520-0-----
November38530-0-----
October514860-1-----
September39630-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arrowhead Stadium12200-0-----
Bank of America Stadium16150-0-----
FirstEnergy Stadium13210.5-0-----
Georgia Dome15230-0-----
Lucas Oil Stadium16330-0-----
NRG Stadium12110-0-----
Oakland Coliseum14220-0-----
Qualcomm Stadium8282170-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High12200-1-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses114529160.5-1-----
Wins513760-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)25320.5-0-----
Sundays145333200-1-----

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Atlanta Falcons1------
Carolina Panthers1------
Cleveland Browns1------
Denver Broncos2------
Houston Texans1------
Indianapolis Colts1------
Jacksonville Jaguars1------
Kansas City Chiefs2------
Miami Dolphins1------
New Orleans Saints1------
Oakland Raiders2----1-
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1------
Tennessee Titans1------

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
December4----1-
January1------
November3------
October5------
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arrowhead Stadium1------
Bank of America Stadium1------
FirstEnergy Stadium1------
Georgia Dome1------
Lucas Oil Stadium1------
NRG Stadium1------
Oakland Coliseum1------
Qualcomm Stadium8----1-
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses11----1-
Wins5------

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2------
Sundays14----1-
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