Tim Settle
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Tim Settle

Tim Settle
No. 97 - Washington Redskins
Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-07-11) July 11, 1997 (age 22)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school:Stonewall Jackson
Bull Run, Virginia
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-ACC (2017)
  • ACC All-Freshman Second-Team (2016)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2019

Tim Settle (born July 11, 1997) is an American football nose tackle for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech, and was drafted by the Redskins in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Early years

Settle attended Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, Virginia. He played high school football for the Raiders.[1] As a senior, he tallied 72 tackles, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and 10 pass deflections.[2] A five-star recruit, Settle committed to play football for the Virginia Tech Hokies in January 2015, choosing them over programs such as Louisville and USC.[3]

College career

Settle attended and played college football at Virginia Tech under head coaches Frank Beamer and Justin Fuente.[4][5] He did not play as a true freshman in 2015 and chose to redshirt.[6]

As a redshirt freshman in 2016, Settle played in all 14 of Virginia Tech's games, recording 17 tackles (seven for loss), two quarterback hurries and one blocked kick.[7] He was named to the ACC All-Freshman Second-Team.[8]

In 2017, as a redshirt sophomore, he played in 13 games, tallying 36 tackles (12.5 for loss), four sacks, one pass deflection, two quarterback hurries, and one blocked kick.[9] Following the season, he was named to the 2017 All-ACC Second-Team.[10] On January 4, 2018, Settle decided to forgo his remaining two years of eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.[11]

Collegiate statistics

Tim Settle Tackles
Year School Conf Class Pos G Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk
2016 Virginia Tech ACC FR DT 11 7 10 17 7.0 0.0
2017 Virginia Tech ACC SO DT 12 21 15 36 12.5 4.0
Career Virginia Tech 23 28 25 53 19.5 4.0

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft  in
(1.90 m)
329 lb
(149 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
(0.23 m)
(0.65 m)
8 ft 3 in
(2.51 m)
All values from NFL Draft[12][13]

Settle was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round, 163rd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[14] He made his NFL debut in the Redskins' season-opening 24-6 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.[15] In Week 12, against the Dallas Cowboys, he recorded the first three tackles of his professional career.[16]


  1. ^ Fawcett, Dave. "Washington Redskins select Stonewall graduate Tim Settle in fifth round". INSIDENOVA.COM. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Football :: Tim Settle". hokiesports.com. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ LoMonaco, Joey. "Stonewall Jackson DL Settle commits to Virginia Tech". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Thomas, Tim (February 13, 2014). "Virginia Tech Football Recruiting: Why the Hokies need to aggressively go after Tim Settle". Fighting Gobbler. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ Bitter, Andy. "In better shape, slimmer Settle a handful in starting DT role for Virginia Tech". Roanoke Times. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Bitter, Andy. "Hokies draft watch: Tim Settle's stock rising". Roanoke Times. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "Tim Settle 2016 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "ACC All-Freshman Team for 2016". Athlon Sports & Life. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ "Tim Settle 2017 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ theACC,com. "2017 ALL-ACC FOOTBALL TEAMS ANNOUNCED". Atlantic Coast Conference. Retrieved 2018.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  11. ^ Bitter, Andy. "Virginia Tech DT Tim Settle declares for the NFL Draft". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile - Tim Settle". nfl.com. March 1, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  13. ^ "Virginia Tech DT Tim Settle : 2018 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved 2018.
  14. ^ Czarda, Stephen (April 28, 2018). "Redskins Select Defensive Lineman Tim Settle". Redskins.com.
  15. ^ "Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys - November 22nd, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018.

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