Derrick Tangelo

DL

#99

Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Weight: 296 lbs

College: Penn State

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Biography

COLLEGE

  • Played one season (2021) at Penn State University after transferring from Duke University where he played from 2017-20.
  • Notched 29 total tackles (14 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in his lone season at Penn State.
  • Played in 45 career games (27 starts) at Duke, posting 114 tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries.
  • Started at defensive tackle in all 11 games in 2020 and posted a team-best three forced fumbles
  • Recorded 40 tackles, four tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup in 2020.

PERSONAL

  • Attended The Bullis School in Potomac, Md.
  • As a senior, posted 50 tackles, 19.0 tackles for loss and 8.0 sacks to earn USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA Washington D.C. and first-team All-Interstate Athletic Conference honors.
  • As a junior, earned first-team all-conference honors after registering 39 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 6.0 sacks.
  • Son of Angelo Kasa and Marie Luhnmbu.
  • Cousin, Prince Shembo, lettered four seasons (2010-13) as a linebacker at the University of Notre Dame and was selected in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.
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