Ndamukong Ngwa Suh is an American football defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He played college football at Nebraska, where he earned All-American honors. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions second overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. In 2015, Suh became the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, having signed a six-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, worth in excess of USD 114 million.
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Ndamukong Ngwa Suh is an American football defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He played college football at Nebraska, where he earned All-American honors, and was drafted by the Detroit Lions second overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. Suh has been criticized for his aggressive style of play and lack of sportsmanship. In 2015, Suh became the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, having signed a six-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, worth in excess of USD 114 million, with nearly USD 60 million fully guaranteed; he was released after just three seasons. He was named the 24th best player in the NFL, while being the sixth highest ranked defensive player. He has won numerous awards and accolades, having been selected to four Pro Bowls in his first five seasons, and having been named an All Pro five times. He is one of four defensive tackles named to the NFL 2010’s All-Decade Team. He also played in the 2005 U.S. Army All- American Bowl. He attended Grant High School in Portland, Oregon. He won the 2004 Portland Interscholastic League Defensive Player of the Year and was a Class 4A first-team all-state selection. He took official visits to Nebraska, Mississippi State, Oregon State, Miami, and California, before committing to the Nebraska Cornhuskers on January 20, 2005. He became the first Nebraska defensive lineman to lead the team in tackles since 1973.
In 2008, the first interior lineman to earn those honors since Steve Warren in 1999, he was also an honorable mention All-Big 12 honors. In 2009, he registered 85, 85 tackles, 12 quarterback sacks, 28 quarterback hurries, and a interception. In his senior year, he collected 65 tackles, including 10 sacks and recovered four fumbles, which earned him Parade magazine high school All-America honors. As a junior, he recorded a team-high 76 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 19 tackles for loss, 2 touchdowns reception and a fullback. He had 12 tackles and 4½ sacks in 2009, and had 4½ blocked kicks, 3 blocked kicks and 1 interception in breakups. In 2010, he played in all 14 games as a backup defensive lineman and earned freshman All- Big 12 honors from The Sporting News. In 2011, he started in 11 of the Cornhusker’s 12 games, and recorded 34 tackles and a total of 76 tackles. He received a medical redshirt in 2006, and earned first- team All-PIL honors on both offense and defense as a junior and was an honorable-mention All-state pick. In 2012, he had 19 total tackles, and ranked among the team leaders in tackles for Loss and quarterback sacks. He was a finalist for the Portland Tribune’s Athlete of the year for his all-around athletic accomplishments, and won the OSAA class 4A shot put title in 2005 with a school-record throw of 18. 71 meters.