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Sharif Finch

Sharif Finch

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Experience: R

Height: 6-4

Age: 22

Weight: 250 lbs

College: Temple

Biography

Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018…appeared in 53 games with 25 starts over five seasons at Temple…is the NCAA leader for career punt blocks with five…career numbers include 144 total tackles, 32.0 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, two interceptions for 91 yards and a score, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries with one touchdown…awarded a single-digit jersey number as a senior at Temple, which are awarded to the team’s toughest players.

As a fifth-year senior (2017), played in 13 contests with 12 starts…tallied 55 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one pass defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…his team-leading 8.5 sacks were a single-season career high…recorded two sacks in three different contests, vs. Massachusetts (9/15), vs. Navy (11/2) and vs. Central Florida (11/18)…played in his 53rd career game in 2017 and tied for first place in career games played in program history…earned Second Team All-American Athletic Conference and ECAC First Team All-East recognition…as a senior (2016), was limited to four games due to a knee injury and was granted a medical redshirt…notched 11 tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack and two forced fumbles…blocked his fifth career punt vs. Army (9/2)…as a junior (2015), saw action in 13 games and made one start in the defensive end rotation…totaled 13 tackles, three tackles for loss, a sack, one interception and blocked three punts…blocked two punts at East Carolina (10/7)…as a sophomore (2014), appeared in 12 contests with 10 starts for the Owls…posted 35 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...forced a fumble on his opponent’s first offensive play and recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown vs. Navy (9/6)…also returned one 65-yard interception for a score vs. Delaware State (9/20)…earned Midseason All-AAC First Team recognition by Phil Steele Publications…as a freshman (2013), saw action in 11 games with two starts…recorded 30 tackles, four tackles for loss and two sacks…graduated from Temple in 2016 with a degree in communications.

High school/personal: attended Henrico (Va.) High School where he posted 123 tackles and seven sacks as a senior…son of Wendy and Gregory Finch…@S_Finch6 on Twitter and @Sfinch6 on Instagram…born Sharif Jarel Gregory Wayne Finch on Oct. 1, 1995 in Henrico, Va.

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