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Pannel Egboh
DE #79
Height:
6-6
Weight:
287
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas
Experience:
1

Biography

PRO: Pannel Egboh (Puh-nell Egg-bow) is a strong, agile defensive end that adds depth to the defensive line rotation.  The 6-foot-6-inch, 287-pounder uses his sturdy frame to cause disruption in the offensive backfield.  He spent the entire 2011 season on the Titans’ practice squad.  Prior to his arrival in Tennessee, Egboh spent time with the San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles.

TITANS TIDBITS:
• Egboh committed to Stanford as a standout tight end coming out of high school.  He switched positions to defensive end following his redshirt freshman season with the Cardinal.
• Egboh was not a highly recruited player coming out of high school because of his lack of experience with the game.  His father pulled him out of football his junior year at North Mesquite High School for making a ‘B’ in one class. Except for one playoff game at the end of his sophomore year, he had no varsity football game experience until his senior season.
• Egboh’s family is of Nigerian heritage.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Mesquite, Texas, native was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2009.
• Released by the 49ers on Sept. 3, 2009.
• Signed by the Houston Texans to their practice squad on Dec. 10, 2009.
• Re-signed by the Texans on Jan. 5, 2010.
• Released by the Texans on Aug. 30, 2010 and claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 31, 2010.
• Released by the Eagles on Sept. 3, 2010.
• Signed to the Eagles’ practice squad on Oct. 13, 2010 and released by the club on Nov. 10, 2010.
• Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Dec. 21, 2010.
• Re-signed by the Titans on Jan. 4, 2011.
• Waived on Sept. 3, 2011 and re-signed to the Titans’ practice squad on Sept. 4, 2011.
• Re-signed by the Titans as a free agent on Jan. 2, 2012.
• Waived by the Titans on Sept. 11, 2012.
• Re-signed by the Titans as a free agent on Sept. 26, 2012.

 

COLLEGE:
• As a senior (2008), appeared in 12 games with 10 starts and collected 31 tackles and 1.5 sacks.  Posted 3.5 tackles for losses of 15 yards and a fumble recovery.
• As a junior (2007), led all Cardinal defensive linemen for the second straight season with a career-high 49 tackles, which was the fifth highest total on the team.  Finished with 13.5 tackles for losses of 75 yards, which ranked third on the team.  Tied for second on the team with six sacks.  Earned Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording a career-best 10 tackles, a career-high-tying 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and his first blocked kick on an extra point attempt in Stanford’s upset victory over second-ranked USC.
• As a sophomore (2006), started all 12 games at defensive end and topped all Cardinal defensive linemen with 45 tackles.  Had five or more tackles in five games and tied for the team lead with 5.5 tackles for loss.
• As a freshman (2005), finished the season with 15 total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one quarterback sack, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry in four games during a season that was cut short due to injury.  Was used in a reserve role over the first three games of the season before working his way into the starting lineup for game four at Washington State, but suffered a broken leg on the second to last play of the game and was forced to miss the remainder of the season.
• As a redshirt freshman (2004), did not see action.
• Majored in management science and engineering at Stanford.

PERSONAL: 
• Single, splits time between Nashville and Mesquite, Texas.
• Played just one season of football at North Mesquite (Texas) High School in Mesquite, Tex.  Was a SuperPrep All-Southwest team selection following his senior season and also earned first team All-District 12-5A marks.
• Finished his senior campaign with 54 tackles, four sacks, three fumble recoveries and three blocked field goals.
• Did not play football as a junior in order to focus on academics. 
• Earned all-state academic honors and was named a McDonald’s Scholar Athlete as a senior and was a member of the National Honor Society.
• Also played basketball for two seasons
• Name pronounced Puh-nell Egg-bow.
• Born Pannel Egboh on March 23, 1986 in Mesquite, Texas.

PRO: Pannel Egboh (Puh-nell Egg-bow) is a strong, agile defensive end that adds depth to the defensive line rotation.  The 6-foot-6-inch, 287-pounder uses his sturdy frame to cause disruption in the offensive backfield.  He spent the entire 2011 season on the Titans’ practice squad.  Prior to his arrival in Tennessee, Egboh spent time with the San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles.

TITANS TIDBITS:
• Egboh committed to Stanford as a standout tight end coming out of high school.  He switched positions to defensive end following his redshirt freshman season with the Cardinal.
• Egboh was not a highly recruited player coming out of high school because of his lack of experience with the game.  His father pulled him out of football his junior year at North Mesquite High School for making a ‘B’ in one class. Except for one playoff game at the end of his sophomore year, he had no varsity football game experience until his senior season.
• Egboh’s family is of Nigerian heritage.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
• The Mesquite, Texas, native was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2009.
• Released by the 49ers on Sept. 3, 2009.
• Signed by the Houston Texans to their practice squad on Dec. 10, 2009.
• Re-signed by the Texans on Jan. 5, 2010.
• Released by the Texans on Aug. 30, 2010 and claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 31, 2010.
• Released by the Eagles on Sept. 3, 2010.
• Signed to the Eagles’ practice squad on Oct. 13, 2010 and released by the club on Nov. 10, 2010.
• Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Dec. 21, 2010.
• Re-signed by the Titans on Jan. 4, 2011.
• Waived on Sept. 3, 2011 and re-signed to the Titans’ practice squad on Sept. 4, 2011.
• Re-signed by the Titans as a free agent on Jan. 2, 2012.
• Waived by the Titans on Sept. 11, 2012.
• Re-signed by the Titans as a free agent on Sept. 26, 2012.

 

COLLEGE:
• As a senior (2008), appeared in 12 games with 10 starts and collected 31 tackles and 1.5 sacks.  Posted 3.5 tackles for losses of 15 yards and a fumble recovery.
• As a junior (2007), led all Cardinal defensive linemen for the second straight season with a career-high 49 tackles, which was the fifth highest total on the team.  Finished with 13.5 tackles for losses of 75 yards, which ranked third on the team.  Tied for second on the team with six sacks.  Earned Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording a career-best 10 tackles, a career-high-tying 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and his first blocked kick on an extra point attempt in Stanford’s upset victory over second-ranked USC.
• As a sophomore (2006), started all 12 games at defensive end and topped all Cardinal defensive linemen with 45 tackles.  Had five or more tackles in five games and tied for the team lead with 5.5 tackles for loss.
• As a freshman (2005), finished the season with 15 total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one quarterback sack, two pass breakups and one quarterback hurry in four games during a season that was cut short due to injury.  Was used in a reserve role over the first three games of the season before working his way into the starting lineup for game four at Washington State, but suffered a broken leg on the second to last play of the game and was forced to miss the remainder of the season.
• As a redshirt freshman (2004), did not see action.
• Majored in management science and engineering at Stanford.

PERSONAL: 
• Single, splits time between Nashville and Mesquite, Texas.
• Played just one season of football at North Mesquite (Texas) High School in Mesquite, Tex.  Was a SuperPrep All-Southwest team selection following his senior season and also earned first team All-District 12-5A marks.
• Finished his senior campaign with 54 tackles, four sacks, three fumble recoveries and three blocked field goals.
• Did not play football as a junior in order to focus on academics. 
• Earned all-state academic honors and was named a McDonald’s Scholar Athlete as a senior and was a member of the National Honor Society.
• Also played basketball for two seasons
• Name pronounced Puh-nell Egg-bow.
• Born Pannel Egboh on March 23, 1986 in Mesquite, Texas.

 
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YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 TEN 6 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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