Kirlew Signs with Denver Broncos
May 26, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Former Hoosier Jammie Kirlew signed a contract with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos selected Kirlew in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Kirlew was the first Hoosier ever selected by Denver. The Orlando native finished 2009 in the top 10 in the Big Ten in four major statistical categories. He closed out his career tied for third on the Hoosiers' career sacks list with 23 and second on the career tackles for loss list with 52.5.
Named team MVP in 2009 for the second straight season, Kirlew also collected second team All-Big Ten accolades. He was voted first team All-Big Ten by the media and second team by the coaches in 2008.
Kirlew was also selected to the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award Watch List, the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List and the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List in addition to being one of 10 finalists for the ARA Sportsmanship Award. He was also a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS award (achievements in the classroom, character, community and competition).
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