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Danny Trevathan
ILB #59
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
Age:
25
College:
Kentucky
Hometown:
Leesburg, Fla.
Experience:
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 173 119 54 3.0 0 13 3 29 -- 29 0 3 1
2014 DEN 3 1 11 9 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DEN 16 16 129 88 41 2.0 -- 10 3 29 9.7 29 0 3 1
2012 DEN 16 0 33 22 11 1.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

• A fourth-year linebacker who totaled 154 tackles (105 solo), three sacks (18 yds.), three interceptions (29 yds.), 12 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.

• Started all 16 regular-season games for Denver in 2013 and led the club with 124 defensive stops—the highest tackle total by a Bronco since 2007 and the second-most in team history by a player in his first year as a starter.

• Participated in all 52 possible games (31 starts) in four seasons at the University of Kentucky and led the Southeastern Conference in tackles during each of his final two campaigns.

• Totaled 10 or more tackles in 12 consecutive games spanning parts of his junior and senior seasons and finished with 20 total 10-tackle efforts in his career.

• Recorded a career-high 144 tackles as a junior in 2010 and became the first Kentucky linebacker to earn first-team All-America honors (CollegeFootballNews.com) in addition to receiving first-team All-SEC recognition.

• Saw action in all 13 games (6 starts) as a sophomore in 2009 and was named the Wildcats’ Most Improved Defensive Player as chosen by the coaches after finishing as the team’s second- leading tackler (82).

• Selected by the Broncos in the sixth round (188th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


• A fourth-year linebacker who totaled 154 tackles (105 solo), three sacks (18 yds.), three interceptions (29 yds.), 12 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.

• Started all 16 regular-season games for Denver in 2013 and led the club with 124 defensive stops—the highest tackle total by a Bronco since 2007 and the second-most in team history by a player in his first year as a starter.

• Participated in all 52 possible games (31 starts) in four seasons at the University of Kentucky and led the Southeastern Conference in tackles during each of his final two campaigns.

• Totaled 10 or more tackles in 12 consecutive games spanning parts of his junior and senior seasons and finished with 20 total 10-tackle efforts in his career.

• Recorded a career-high 144 tackles as a junior in 2010 and became the first Kentucky linebacker to earn first-team All-America honors (CollegeFootballNews.com) in addition to receiving first-team All-SEC recognition.

• Saw action in all 13 games (6 starts) as a sophomore in 2009 and was named the Wildcats’ Most Improved Defensive Player as chosen by the coaches after finishing as the team’s second- leading tackler (82).

• Selected by the Broncos in the sixth round (188th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/22/12.
2014: Trevathan battled injuries all season long, totaling 11 tackles (9 solo) in three games played over the course of the season, before being placed on season-ending Injured Reserve on Dec. 16... Recorded a team-high seven tackles (6 solo) vs. Ari. (10/5) in his first game back after missing the first three games of the season with a leg injury... Started at weakside linebacker at NYJ (10/12) but left the game due to an injury sustained early in the first quarter... Placed on Injured Reserve (Designated for Return) on Oct. 14, 2014... Totaled four tackles (3 solo) at S.D. (12/14) before leaving the game with a knee injury... Placed on season-ending Injured Reserve on Dec. 16.

2013: Trevathan started all 16 games for the Broncos in 2013 and led the team with 124 tackles (84 solo)— the team’s highest tackle total since 2007... Became one of just seven NFL players to record at least 120 tackles and three interceptions in 2013... Started all three playoff games and led the team with 24 postseason tackles... Made his first NFL start vs. Bal. (9/5) and intercepted his first career pass (29 yds.)... Led the team with 10 defensive stops—his first career double-digit tackle game—and sacked quarterback Eli Manning for a 9-yard loss at NYG (9/15)... Intercepted quarterback Tony Romo’s pass with less than two minutes to play at Dal. (10/6) to set up Matt Prater’s game-winning field goal... Intercepted a pass in the final minutes of the game for the second consecutive week vs. Jac. (10/13)... Recovered his first career fumble and forced one on special teams at N.E. (11/24), while finishing second on the team with a career-best 12 tackles... Tied for the team lead with four tackles in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. S.D. (1/12)... Paced the club with eight tackles (all solo) in Denver’s AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/19)... Made a game-high 12 tackles in Super Bowl XLVIII vs. Sea. (2/2).

2012: Selected by Denver in the sixth round (188th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, Trevathan played all 16 regular-season games for the Broncos and finished second among the team’s rookies with 30 defensive tackles to go along with three special-teams stops... Made his NFL debut on special teams during Denver’s season opener vs. Pit. (9/9)... Made his pro defensive debut, playing 41 percent of Denver’s defensive snaps and making his first NFL tackle vs. Oak. (9/30)... Registered his first career sack and posted a personal-best six tackles at Cin. (11/4)... Made a special-teams tackle in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

COLLEGE: Trevathan saw action in all 52 possible games (31 starts) at the University of Kentucky and totaled 374 career tackles (198 solo), six sacks (41 yds.), four interceptions (73 yds.), nine passes defensed, 11 forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... Led the Southeastern Conference in tackles during each of his final two seasons... Named National Linebacker of the Year (College Football Performance Awards), second-team All-America (SI.com) and second-team All-SEC as a senior after leading the Wildcats in tackles (143), sacks (3), interceptions (4) and forced fumbles (5)... Totaled a career-high 144 tackles as a junior in 2010 and became the first Kentucky linebacker to earn first-team All-America honors (CollegeFootballNews. com) in addition to receiving first-team All-SEC recognition... Played all 13 games (6 starts) as a sophomore and was named the Wildcats’ Most Improved Defensive Player after finishing as the team’s second-leading tackler (82)... Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2008.

PERSONAL: Trevathan was a three-year starter for Leesburg (Fla.) High School, where he was a third-team all-state selection by the Florida Sportswriters Association following his senior season... Totaled 117 tackles, 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles on defense in addition to playing quarterback and running back on offense during his final prep campaign... Earned first-team All-Central Florida honors and Area Defensive Player of the Year recognition from the Orlando Sentinel... Trevathan’s father, Vincent Hicks, played football at Toledo... Majored in family science at Kentucky... Danny Trevathan (pronounced trev-AY-thin) was born on March 24, 1990, in Youngstown, Ohio.

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