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Sabby Piscitelli

Sabby Piscitelli
No. --     Free Agent
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-08-24)August 24, 1983
Place of birth: Boca Raton, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 64
Debuted in 2007 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

  • 2× Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2004, 2005)
  • First Team All-Pac-10 (2006)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011

Sabatino Piscitelli (born August 24, 1983) is an American football safety who is currently a Free Agent of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round (64th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at Oregon State.

He has also played for the Cleveland Browns.

Early years

Piscitelli began his football career at Boca Raton High School. He began playing as a junior in high school, playing both defensive back and wide receiver. Piscitelli received second team all-state honors as a senior. Piscitelli also received 4 letters as an outfielder for the school's baseball team.

College career

2002

Piscitelli redshirted his freshman season.

2003

Piscitelli backed up Lawrence Turner at strong safety and played in 13 games. Piscitelli recorded five solo tackles, one assist, one pass defensed, and one interception.

2004

Piscitelli became the starter at strong safety upon Turner's graduation. Piscitelli started all 12 games that season, recording 41 solo tackles, 13 assists, 4 tackled for loss, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 8 passes defensed, and 5 interceptions. For his efforts he garnered his first all PAC-10 honorable mention.

2005

Piscitelli started all 11 games his junior season. He recorded 40 solo tackles, 14 assists, 2 fumble recoveries, 8 passes defensed, 4 interceptions, and one defensive TD. Despite the team's 5-6 record that season, Piscitelli once again received all PAC-10 honorable mention.

2006

Piscitelli started all 14 games during his senior season and was named defensive captain of the team. He recorded 44 solo tackles, 20 assists, 3 tackles for loss, one sack, 12 passes defensed, and 5 interceptions. This was his most productive collegiate season, and he was rewarded for his efforts by being named to the First Team all PAC-10.[1]

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Piscitelli received an invitation to attend the NFL Combine due to his outstanding performance in his last year at Oregon State. He had an excellent workout performance, posting the fastest pro-agility time of 2006 while also running the 40 yard dash in 4.44 seconds and recorded 19 repetitions at the 225 lb bench press test.[2] Piscitelli was prepared for the combine by Ultimate Athletes Inc.'s, Robert Oristaglio. Piscitelli was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Piscitelli broke his right foot after playing only three games his rookie season, being placed on the injured reserve for the remainder of the year.[3] He started 5 games and recorded 48 tackles and 2 interceptions in 2008 and then in 2009, Piscitelli started 15 of 16 games and recorded 80 tackles with 2 interceptions. On November 30, 2010 the Buccaneers released him.

Cleveland Browns

He was signed December 1, 2010 by the Cleveland Browns. He became a free agent after the season.

Kansas City Chiefs

Piscitelli signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on August 4, 2011.

References

External links

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers bio
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