Marcus Tubbs

Marcus Tubbs
Personal information
Date of birth: May 16, 1981 (1981-05-16) (age 30)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Debuted in 2004 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007
Tackles     60
Sacks     7.0
INTs     0
Stats at

Marcus Dwayne Tubbs (born May 16, 1981) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks 23rd overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas.


Early years

Tubbs was born in Dallas, Texas on May 16, 1981. Tubbs played basketball at DeSoto High School and did not start playing football until his junior year, in high school he played Tight End. He earned first-team All-District honors in his senior year. He earned 353 yards with 28 catches and two touchdowns. He was a starter for his basketball team for 3 years in a row.

College career

Playing for the Texas Longhorns Tubbs started 37 games of the 48 he played in, he made the transfer to the Defensive Line from Tight End in college. He finished his college career with 205 tackles and 19.5 sacks. He forced 2 fumbles and 12 of his tackles caused a loss of yardage.

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Tubbs played for the Seattle Seahawks for four years. He is considered to have substantial talent, but has been plagued over his career by injuries.

During his rookie year in 2004 he played in 11 games. He recorded six solo tackles and seven assisted tackles, thirteen in total. He also recorded one forced fumble and one sack.

In 2005, he played in 13 games. He recorded twenty-seven solo tackles and thirteen assisted tackles, 40 in total. He recorded 6 sacks and 2 forced fumbles as well.

In 2006, after playing in 5 games, Tubbs was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury that required microfracture surgery. Before the injury, he recorded four solo tackles and three assisted tackles for seven tackles in total, along with a half-sack.

In 2007, he was placed on injured reserve during pre-season and did not play any games.

On August 11, 2008, he was released from the Seahawks, although head coach Mike Holmgren indicated that the team would be interested in re-signing Tubbs when he recovers from his injuries.

External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tubbs — is a surname:*Billy Tubbs, American college basketball coach. *Greg Tubbs, American Major League Baseball player. *Irl Tubbs, American college football coach. *James Tubbs, British Instrument Bowmaker. *Jerry Tubbs, American football linebacker.… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcus Stewart — Stewart (first from left) playing for Exeter City in 2008. Personal information Full name …   Wikipedia

  • Marcus Trufant — At a game in Denver in September, 2010. No. 23     Seattle Seahawks Cornerback Personal information …   Wikipedia

  • Larry Fitzgerald — Fitzgerald in 2006 No. 11     Arizona Cardinals Wide receiver Personal information …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Clayton (American football) — For other uses, see Michael Clayton (disambiguation). Michael Clayton No.       New York Giants Wide receiver Personal information Date of birth: October 13, 1982 (1982 10 13) …   Wikipedia

  • 2006 Texas Longhorn football team — NCAATeamFootballSeason Year=2006 Team=Texas Longhorns ImageSize=130 Conference=Big 12 Conference Division=South ShortConference=Big 12 CoachRank=13 APRank=13 BCSRank=19 Record=10 3 ConfRecord=6 2 HeadCoach=Mack Brown OffCoach= Greg Davis DefCoach …   Wikipedia

  • Chris Gamble — No. 20     Carolina Panthers Cornerback Personal information Date of birth: March 11, 1983 (1983 03 11) (age 28) Plac …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Jenkins (American football) — This article is about the NFL wide receiver. For the CFL running back, see Michael Jenkins (Canadian football). Michael Jenkins Jenkins in November 2006 No. 84     Minnesota Vikings …   Wikipedia

  • Ted Thompson — NFL player Name=Ted Thompson DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1953|1|17 Birthplace=Atlanta, Texas DateOfDeath= College=Southern Methodist Position=Linebacker DraftedYear=1975 DraftedRound= ProBowls= Bring Brett Favre back= Honors= Records= Retired… …   Wikipedia

  • 2005 Seattle Seahawks season — Infobox NFL season team = Seattle Seahawks year = 2005 record = 13 3 division place = 1st NFC West coach = Mike Holmgren stadium = Qwest Field playoffs = Won Divisional Playoffs (Redskins) 20 10 Won Conference Championship (Panthers) 34 14 Lost… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.