Ricky Lumpkin

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Ricky Lumpkin
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Lumpkin in the 2014 NFL season
No. 95, 77, 93, 68
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1988-09-07) September 7, 1988 (age 33)
Mount Holly, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Clarksville (TN) Kenwood
College:Kentucky
Undrafted:2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:10
Quarterback sacks:1.0
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Ricky Lumpkin (born September 7, 1988) is a former American football defensive end. He played college football at the University of Kentucky and attended Kenwood High School in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was a member of the Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).[1] He currently is working at the University of Kentucky as an academic counselor.[2][3]

Early years[edit]

Lumpkin played high school football for the Kenwood High School Knights. He was named "Mr. Football” for Class AAAA in Tennessee recording 101 tackles, 35 tackles for a loss, 22 sacks, four forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and five passes defended his senior year. He was also an All-State, All-Middle Tennessee, two-time all-region and all-area selection.[4]

College career[edit]

Lumpkin played football for the Kentucky Wildcats from 2007 to 2010. He was redshirted in 2006. He appeared in 44 games, starting 29, in his college career.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Lumpkin signed with the Arizona Cardinals on July 27, 2011, after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released on September 2 and signed to the Cardinals' practice squad on September 5, 2011. He was released by the Cardinals on November 1 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on November 22, 2011.[4] Lumpkin was released by the Cardinals on August 31, 2012, and signed to the Cardinals' practice squad on September 1, 2012. He was promoted to the active roster on December 15, 2012.[6] He made his NFL debut on December 16, 2012, against the Detroit Lions, recording one tackle.[4] He was released by the Cardinals on December 17, 2012. Lumpkin was signed to the team's practice squad on December 18, 2012. He was placed on injured reserve by the Cardinals on August 31, 2013.[6]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Lumpkin was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad on November 20, 2013. He was promoted to the active roster on December 14, 2013.[6] He recorded his first career sack on December 14, 2014, against the Kansas City Chiefs.[7] Lumpkin was released by the Raiders on September 5, 2015.[8]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On January 19, 2016, Lumpkin signed a reserve/future contract with the Indianapolis Colts.[9][10] On August 28, 2016, he was waived by the Colts due to injury.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Lumpkin is a fan of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and streams gameplay of it on Twitch.[12]

On April 27, 2016, Ricky Lumpkin joined esports team flipsid3.tactics as a Board Of Directors Member.[13] He is also a co-owner of the team.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RICKY LUMPKIN". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "Staff Directory - Ricky Lumpkin". University of Kentucky. Archived from the original on 23 February 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  3. ^ Roush, Nick (November 30, 2017). "Ricky Lumpkin will Return to Lexington to Work for UK". Kentucky Sports Radio. Archived from the original on 23 February 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2018. Lumpkin said he's 'excited to do what I love post football at my Alma Mater.'
  4. ^ a b c "RICKY LUMPKIN". azcardinals.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  5. ^ "TEAM". raiders.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "Ricky Lumpkin". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  7. ^ "Ricky Lumpkin". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  8. ^ "Raiders officially cut QB Ponder". 4029tv.com. September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  9. ^ Sonneborn, Brad (January 20, 2016). "Colts sign DT Ricky Lumpkin". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  10. ^ Bowen, Kevin (January 20, 2016). "Colts Sign Defensive Tackle Ricky Lumpkin". Colts.com. Retrieved February 1, 2016.
  11. ^ Bowen, Kevin (August 28, 2016). "Colts Begin Roster Cuts, Waive 10 Players". colts.com. Archived from the original on August 28, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "LumpTV". Twitch. Archived from the original on June 9, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  13. ^ "NFL Addition to F3". FlipSide Tactics. 2016-04-27. Archived from the original on June 9, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-09. Retrieved 2016-06-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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