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Kevin Strong

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Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 26

Weight: 295 lbs

College: Texas-San Antonio

Biography

PRO: The Titans signed free agent Kevin Strong to the practice squad on Nov. 23, 2021, and he appeared in five games and totaled three tackles in his first season as a Titan. The 6-foot-4-inch, 295-pounder also appeared in the team's postseason contest. Prior to arriving in Tennessee, Strong saw action in 15 regular season games over three years with the Detroit Lions (2019-21), and totaled 23 tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss and one pass defensed. The Cleveland, Texas, native originally signed with the Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2019.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 
• Strong recorded multi-tackle games in all of his six appearances during the 2020 season.

TITANS TIDBITS: 
• In high school, Strong was a multi-sport athlete who thrived in football, basketball and track and field. Strong earned first-team all-district honors as a basketball player and was a regional qualifier in track & field participating in the shot put.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
• The Cleveland, Texas, native originally signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on March 10, 2019.
• Waived by the Lions on Sept. 5, 2020 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
• Signed to the Lions active roster from their practice squad on Sept. 19, 2020.
• Signed to the Lions practice squad on Sept. 21, 2020.
• Waived by the Lions on Nov. 11, 2020.
• Signed to the Lions practice squad on Dec. 1, 2020.
• Signed to the Lions active roster from their practice squad on Dec. 2, 2020.
• Waived by the Lions on Nov. 20, 2021.
• Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Nov. 23, 2021.
• Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Nov. 27, 2021.
• Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Dec. 11, 2021.
• Activated from the practice squad to the active roster COVID-19 replacement on Dec. 18, 2021.
• Activated from the practice squad to the active roster COVID-19 replacement on Dec. 23, 2021.
• Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Jan. 8, 2022.

COLLEGE:
• Played in 47 career games with 40 starts at the University of Texas - San Antonio and totaled 106 tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and two blocked field goals. Owns the UTSA record with two career blocked kicks and ranks second all-time with 26.5 career tackles for loss.
• As a senior (2018), started all 12 games and tallied 24 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, a sack and a safety. Was named honorable mention All-Conference USA by the league's head coaches.
• As a junior (2017), started all 11 games and registered 27 tackles, seven tackles for loss, three sacks and four quarterback hurries. Garnered second-team All-Conference USA accolades.
• As a sophomore (2016), saw action in 12 games with 10 starts and posted 24 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, a sack, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He also blocked a field goal at Louisiana Tech (11/12) and an extra point at New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl (12/17).
• As a redshirt freshman (2015), played in all 12 games with seven starts and recorded 31 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and a pair of pass breakups.
• Earned a degree in multidisciplinary studies from UTSA.

PERSONAL: 
• Attended and played at Cleveland (Texas) High School where he was named a unanimous first-team All-District 22-3A honoree as a senior after racking up 51 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and seven sacks.
• Son of Tanisha and Kevin Strong.
• Has a son, Cannon Noah Strong.
• Follow Strong on Instagram @young_grinda54_
• Born Kevin Strong on Aug. 5, 1996 in Houston, Texas.

2022 SEASON

  • Solo
    7
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Career Stats

Defense Career

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