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Derek Wolfe
DE #95
Height:
6-5
Weight:
285
Age:
24
College:
Cincinnati
Hometown:
Lisbon, Ohio
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 59 39 20 10.0 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2014 DEN 2 2 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DEN 11 11 16 11 5 4.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 DEN 16 16 40 26 14 6.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 IND W 31-24 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 KC W 24-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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WOLFE AT A GLANCE:
• A second-year player who in 2012 joined Barney Chavous (1973) as the only Broncos defensive linemen in team history to start every game as a rookie.
• Finished fourth on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) during his rookie campaign while participating in the seventh-most defensive snaps (903) on the club.
• Started his last 38 college contests, and finished fourth on the Bearcats’ all-time list with 19.5 sacks.
• Named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned second-team All-America honors as a senior in 2011 after recording 9.5 sacks on the season and ranking first among Football Subdivision defensive tackles with 21.5 tackles for a loss.
• Recognized as the All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in April 2011.
• Opened all 12 games as a junior in 2010 and garnered second-team all-conference accolades while helping the Bearcats rank fourth in the Big East in rush defense (135.4 ypg).
• Played seven games at defensive tackle as a true freshman in 2008 after originally being recruited as an offensive tackle.
• Lettered three times in football at Beaver Local High School in Lisbon, Ohio, in addition to competing as a state-qualifying powerlifter during his final two prep seasons.
• Selected by the Broncos in the second round (36th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

WOLFE AT A GLANCE:
• A second-year player who in 2012 joined Barney Chavous (1973) as the only Broncos defensive linemen in team history to start every game as a rookie.
• Finished fourth on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) during his rookie campaign while participating in the seventh-most defensive snaps (903) on the club.
• Started his last 38 college contests, and finished fourth on the Bearcats’ all-time list with 19.5 sacks.
• Named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned second-team All-America honors as a senior in 2011 after recording 9.5 sacks on the season and ranking first among Football Subdivision defensive tackles with 21.5 tackles for a loss.
• Recognized as the All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in April 2011.
• Opened all 12 games as a junior in 2010 and garnered second-team all-conference accolades while helping the Bearcats rank fourth in the Big East in rush defense (135.4 ypg).
• Played seven games at defensive tackle as a true freshman in 2008 after originally being recruited as an offensive tackle.
• Lettered three times in football at Beaver Local High School in Lisbon, Ohio, in addition to competing as a state-qualifying powerlifter during his final two prep seasons.
• Selected by the Broncos in the second round (36th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/21/12.

Wolfe's Single Game Highs:
Tackles — 6 at Cincinnati, 11/4/12 (3 vs. Baltimore, 1/12/13). Sacks — 1, 10 times, last vs. Kansas City, 11/27/13 (none). Sack yards — 12 at Baltimore, 12/16/12 (none). Pass breakups — 1, twice, last vs. Kansas City, 12/30/12 (none). Fumble recoveries— 1, vs. Washington, 10/27/13 (none). Fumble return yards — 1 vs. Washington, 10/27/13 (none).

Tackles — 6 at Cincinnati, 11/4/12 (3 vs. Baltimore, 1/12/13). Sacks — 1, seven times, last vs. Philadelphia, 9/29/13 (none).
Sack yards — 12 at Baltimore, 12/16/12 (none). Pass breakups — 1 vs. Washington, 10/27/13 (none). Fumble recoveries— 1,
twice, last at Cincinnati, 11/4/12 (none). Fumble return yards — 1 vs. Washington, 10/27/13 (none).2012: Wolfe opened all 16 regular-season games as well as Denver’s postseason contest to join Barney Chavous (1973) as the only defensive linemen in Broncos history to start every game as a rookie... Finished third on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) and added 40 tackles (26 solo) while playing 903 defensive snaps... Became just the sixth Broncos rookie to register a sack in the team’s season opener as he dropped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a 9-yard loss vs. Pit. (9/9)... Sacked quarterback Brady Quinn for a 5-yard loss in the second quarter vs. K.C. (12/30) to mark his third consecutive game with a quarterback takedown... Made three tackles in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

2013: Wolfe started 11 games for Denver registering four sacks to go with 16 tackles...Made a pair of tackles behind the line of scrimmage in Denver’s Week 1 win vs. Bal. (9/5)... Made three tackles and recorded a quarterback hit at NYG (9/15)... Sacked Michael Vick for a 6-yard loss vs. Phi. (9/29)... Made a tackle for a loss vs. Jac. (10/13)... Recovered his first career fumble and sacked Robert Griffin III vs. Was. (10/27)... Sacked Philip Rivers for a 5-yard loss at S.D. (11/10)... Sacked Alex Smith for a 14-yard loss vs. K.C. (11/17).

 

2012: Wolfe opened all 16 regular-season games as well as Denver's postseason contest to join Barney Chavous (1973) as the only defensive linemen in Broncos history to start every game as a rookie... Finished third on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) and added 40 tackles (26 solo) while playing 903 defensive snaps... Became just the sixth Broncos rookie to register a sack in the team’s season opener as he dropped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a 9-yard loss vs. Pit. (9/9)... Sacked quarterback Brady Quinn for a 5-yard loss in the second quarter vs. K.C. (12/30) to mark his third consecutive game with a quarterback takedown... Made three tackles in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

 

2011: Wolfe started all 13 games for Cincinnati and was named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and a second-team All-America selection after totaling 70 tackles (37 solo), 9.5 sacks (66 yds.), two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... Ranked fifth in the nation with 21.5 tackles for a loss—a total that represented the fourth-most in school history and the most by a Football Subdivision defensive tackle in 2011... Posted three double-digit tackle games, including a career-high 11 stops vs. Louisville (10/15).

2010:
Wolfe opened all 12 contests and recorded 48 tackles (29 solo), four sacks (21 yds.) and one pass defensed to earn second-team all-conference honors from The NFL Draft Report... Helped Cincinnati rank fourth in the Big East in rush defense (135.4 ypg.).

2009:
Wolfe contributed as a 13-game starter a as sophomore, totaling 41 tackles (21 solo), five sacks (32 yds.), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... Recorded 10 of his stops on third down and another on fourth down.

2008:
 Wolfe played seven games at defensive tackle as a true freshman after being recruited to the Bearcats as an offensive tackle... Tallied three tackles (2 solo) and one sack (7 yds.) in his first collegiate season.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Wolfe lettered three times as a defensive end, outside linebacker, tight end and offensive tackle at Beaver Local High School in Lisbon, Ohio, where he finished his prep career with 205 tackles... Collected 78 tackles and seven sacks as a senior in 2007 to earn Division III All-Ohio, All-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, All-Eastern District and All-Ohio Valley Class AAAA first-team honors... Competed on the school’s powerlifting team and qualified for the state finals as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Wolfe majored in criminal justice at Cincinnati and was named to the Big East Academic Honor Roll as a senior... Derek J. Wolfe was born on Feb. 24, 1990, in Lisbon, Ohio.

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