Class of 2014 Semifinalist Profile: Michael Strahan

 

FULL NAME

Michael Anthony Strahan

POSITION

Defensive End

HT/WT

6’5”, 255

DATE OF BIRTH
Nov. 21, 1971

BIRTHPLACE

Houston, Texas

HIGH SCHOOL

Westbury (Houston, Texas); American School (Mannheim, Germany)

COLLEGE

Texas Southern

DRAFTED INTO NFL

2nd round (40th player overall) in 1993 by N.Y. Giants

SEASONS/GAMES PLAYED

15/216

YEARS/TEAMS
1993-2007

 

CAREER STATS
Year Team G No.
1993 N.Y. Giants 9 1.0
1994 N.Y. Giants 15 4.5
1995 N.Y. Giants 15 7.5
1996 N.Y. Giants 16 5.0
1997 N.Y. Giants 16 14.0
1998 N.Y. Giants 16 15.0
1999 N.Y. Giants 16 5.5
2000 N.Y. Giants 16 9.5
2001 N.Y. Giants 16 22.5
2002 N.Y. Giants 16 11.0
2003 N.Y. Giants 16 18.5
2004 N.Y. Giants 8 4.0
2005 N.Y. Giants 16 11.5
2006 N.Y. Giants 9 3.0
2007 N.Y. Giants 16 9.0
Career Totals: 216 141.5
Additional Career Statistics: Interceptions: 4-124, 2 TDs; Safeties: 1

 

ALL-PRO

1997 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  1998 (AP, PFWA)  •  2001 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2003 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2005 (SN)

PRO BOWLS

(7) – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

1997 N.Y. Giants (NFC Eastern Division champions)
2000 N.Y. Giants (NFC Eastern Division, NFC champions)
2005 N.Y. Giants (NFC East Division champions)    
2007 N.Y. Giants (NFC, Super Bowl XLII champions)

HALL OF FAME SEMIFINALIST

(2) – 2013-14

DID YOU KNOW?

Set the single-season sack record in 2001 with 22.5 QB takedowns.
Attended high school in Mannheim, Germany. Only two Hall of Famers have attended high school in a foreign country (Jack Butler and Jan Stenedrud).
Surpassed Lawrence Taylor in his final season to become the Giants all-time leading sacker.



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