PRO: The Titans added defensive end Julius Warmsley to their practice squad during the 2017 season. He arrived after having previous stints with the Houston Texans (2014), Seattle Seahawks (2014-15) and Miami Dolphins (2015-17). He appeared in five games with the Dolphins in 2016.
• In 2016, Warmsley appeared in five games and totaled eight tackles as a member of the Miami Dolphins.
• As a true freshman at Tulane, Warmsley competed in track and field in addition to playing on the football team. He posted team-best distances in the javelin (60.33m) and the discus (41.16m).
• Warmsley was a prolific athlete at St. Michael’s High School in Baton Rouge, La. In addition to his exploits on the gridiron, he was a weightlifter who won the 105-kilogram class and had the second-best overall lift of 211 kg at the Louisiana State High School Olympic Weightlifting Championships. Additionally, he was the Class 4A runner-up in the javelin (182-7) and was a first-team All-District basketball player.
• His brother, Titus, played collegiate basketball at Texas and Montana State before joining the Boston Celtics and later playing professionally in Europe.
• The Jacksonville, Fla., native was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 2014.
• Waived by Houston on Aug. 30, 2014.
• Signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014 and released on Nov. 11, 2014.
• Signed by Seattle on Feb. 4, 2015 and waived on May 5, 2015.
• Signed by Seattle on May 11, 2015 and waived on Sept. 5, 2015.
• Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Nov. 10, 2015 and released on Nov. 18, 2015.
• Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Nov. 28, 2015 and released on Dec. 1, 2015.
• Signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad on Dec. 17, 2015.
• Re-signed by the Dolphins on Jan. 5, 2016 and waived on Oct. 26, 2016.
• Signed to the Dolphins practice squad on Oct. 31, 2016.
• Re-signed by the Dolphins on Jan. 10, 2017 and waived Sept. 2, 2017.
• Signed to the Titans’ practice squad on Oct. 24, 2017.
• Re-signed by the Titans on Jan. 15, 2018.
• Played in 44 games with 24 starts during his four-year career at Tulane (2010-13). Recorded career totals of 102 tackles, 14.5 sacks, five pass breakups, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He added a pair of blocked kicks. Finished his career ranked No. 5 in school history in tackles for loss (30.5) and No. 6 in sacks (14.5).
• As a senior (2013), started all 13 games with 10 starts at defensive tackle and three at defensive end. Recorded 46 tackles, six sacks, two pass breakups and two forced fumbles. Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors. Led the team with 18.5 tackles for loss, and his 1.42 tackles for loss per game average was tops in C-USA.
• As a junior (2012), played in 11 games with nine starts. Started seven games at nose tackle, one at defensive tackle and one at defensive end. Recorded 26 tackles, three sacks, one forced fumble and two blocked fieldgoals. Earned honorable mention All-C-USA honors. Ranked No. 2 on the team with six tackles for loss and three sacks.
• As a sophomore (2011), played in all 13 games and recorded 27 tackles, 5.5 sacks, three pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. Ranked second on the team with 5.5 sacks and tied for ninth in C-USA in sacks per game (0.42).
• As a true freshman (2010), played in seven games with two starts and recorded three tackles.
• Also competed in track and field as a true freshman, posting team-best distances in the javelin (60.33m) and discus (41.16m).
• Majored in business management at Tulane.
• Married to Simonetti.
• Attended U.S. Military Preparatory School in West Point, N.Y., in 2009, starting all six games along the defensive line. Also competed in shot put and javelin for the track and field team.
• Attended St. Michael’s (Baton Rouge, La.) High School, where he lettered three seasons at tight end and defensive end. Recorded 107 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior, earning first-team all-state and all-metro honors.
• Named Athlete of the Year by the Advocate in Baton Rouge.
• Selected to play in the 2008 U.S. Army Red Stick Bowl.
• Recorded 82 tackles and seven sacks as a junior after posting 30 tackles, 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles and three blocked kicks as a sophomore.
• Also participated in basketball, weightlifting and track and field at St. Michael’s.
• Follow Warmsley on Twitter at @JuliusAWarmsley and on Instagram at @awarmsley.
• Born Julius Alexander Warmsley on May 16, 1990 in Baton Rouge, La.