November 12, 2011; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions defensive tackle Devon Still (71) tackles Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah (8) in the first quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Christy-US PRESSWIRE

Bengals Draft Penn State DT Devon Still, and Exclusive Interview

 

With the 53rd overall pick in the draft, the Bengals went with one of the draft’s top DTs in Penn State’s Devon Still. He was the Big 10 player of the year.

 

Stats from 2011 Season:

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
13 29 26 55 4.23
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
13 17.0 77 1.31
Sacks
G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
13 4.5 36 0.35

 
 

For his career at Penn State, Still started 25 of 41 games at DT and notched 113 tackles with 55 solos, 10.5 sacks , and 32.5 tackles for loss.

 
 

Bengals D-line coach Jay Hayes had this to say on Stills:

 
 

“Still is a good pass rusher for a defensive tackle. He has athletic ability, quickness, can slip blocks.”

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
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