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Marvin Austin Jr.
NT #76
Height:
6-2
Weight:
312
Age:
26
College:
North Carolina
Hometown:
Washington, DC
Experience:
5
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 22 15 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 DEN 15 0 12 8 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DAL 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 MIA 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 NYG 8 0 8 5 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

• A fifth-year nose tackle who appeared in 26 games during his first four NFL seasons with the N.Y. Giants (2011-12), Miami (2013), Dallas (2013) and Denver (2014).

• Saw action in a career-best 15 games for the Broncos in 2014 and totaled 12 tackles (8 solo) while playing on defense and special teams.

• Spent his first two NFL seasons with the Giants on injured reserve (pectoral) after initially hurting his left pectoral in a preseason game vs. Chicago (8/22/11).

• Started 25-of-38 career games at the University of North Carolina, where he earned second- team All-Atlantic Coast Conference recognition following his junior campaign.

• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on May 5, 2014.

• Selected by the N.Y. Giants in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.


• A fifth-year nose tackle who appeared in 26 games during his first four NFL seasons with the N.Y. Giants (2011-12), Miami (2013), Dallas (2013) and Denver (2014).

• Saw action in a career-best 15 games for the Broncos in 2014 and totaled 12 tackles (8 solo) while playing on defense and special teams.

• Spent his first two NFL seasons with the Giants on injured reserve (pectoral) after initially hurting his left pectoral in a preseason game vs. Chicago (8/22/11).

• Started 25-of-38 career games at the University of North Carolina, where he earned second- team All-Atlantic Coast Conference recognition following his junior campaign.

• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on May 5, 2014.

• Selected by the N.Y. Giants in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by N.Y. Giants as a draft choice 7/29/11; Waived by N.Y. Giants 8/31/13; Signed by Miami 9/24/13; Waived by Miami 10/15/13; Signed by Dallas 10/21/13; Waived by Dallas 11/5/13; Signed by Denver 5/5/14.

2014: Austin Jr. played a career-high 15 regular-season games in his first year with Denver and totaled 12 tackles (8 solo) for the club... Contributed to a defensive line that allowed just 79.8 rushing yards per game—the lowest single-season figure in team history and second-best mark in the NFL... Notched a career-high five solo tackles at Stl. (11/16).... Made three tackles (2 solo) in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Ind. (1/11).

2013: Austin Jr. appeared in three games and totaled two solo tackles for Miami and Dallas after being waived by the Giants at the end of the preseason... Signed by Miami on Sept. 24 and made his debut with the Dolphins at N.O. (9/30), contributing one tackle on defense... Waived by Miami on Oct. 15 and was signed by Dallas on Oct. 21... Recorded one tackle in his only appearance for the Cowboys at Det. (10/27)... Was inactive vs. Min. (11/3) before being waived by Dallas on Nov. 5.

2012: Austin Jr. played eight games for the Giants on defense and special teams and registered five tackles (3 solo)... Made his NFL debut at Car. (9/20).

2011: Austin Jr. spent the season on injured reserve (pectoral).

2010: Selected by the N.Y. Giants in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, Austin Jr. spent his rookie season on injured reserve after tearing his pectoral during the preseason.

COLLEGE: Austin Jr. saw action in 38 games (25 starts) at North Carolina and totaled 106 career tackles (59 solo), nine sacks (76 yds.), one interception (23 yds.), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... Earned second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors following his junior season in 2009 after tallying 42 tackles (22 solo) and four sacks (40 yds.) for the Tar Heels.

PERSONAL: Austin Jr. graduated from Ballou High School in Washington D.C., where he was the consensus No. 1 defensive tackle in the nation after recording 85 tackles and 17 sacks as a senior... Began his prep career at Coolidge High School in Washington D.C., totaling 12 sacks as a junior... Marvin Austin Jr. was born on Jan. 1, 1989.

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