Players

Heath Farwell
LB #55
Height:
6-0
Weight:
235
Age:
32
College:
San Diego State
Hometown:
Fontana, Calif.
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
11
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 156 117 39 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 4
2013 SEA 16 0 16 9 7 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 SEA 16 0 20 10 10 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 SEA 11 0 21 14 7 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 MIN 16 0 16 14 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 MIN 16 0 19 18 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2007 MIN 16 0 30 25 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 MIN 16 0 27 21 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2005 MIN 7 0 7 6 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed as a free agent by Seattle on October 19, 2011.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent following the 2005 NFL Draft. Was signed to their practice squad for the first five weeks of the 2005 season, but then signed to the Vikings active roster on October 22, 2005. First action came vs. Green Bay October 23, 2005.
• Led Seattle in 2012 with 15 special teams tackles.
• Led Seattle in 2011 with 21 special teams tackles despite signing with the club in October and playing in only 11 games. Blocked a punt versus San Francisco (12/24) that was recovered at the 49ers 4-yard line that led to a goahead TD with 6:41 to play in the game.
• Spent six seasons with Minnesota seeing most action on special teams. Tied for fourth with Keith Nord on the Vikings all-time list with 113 career special teams tackles. Led the Vikings in special teams tackles each of the last four seasons played with Minnesota.
• Spent the entire 2008 season on injured reserve after injuring a knee in the preseason opener vs. Seattle.
• In 2009, became the first Vikings player since Joey Browner in 1985 to earn a trip to the Pro Bowl as a special teams player totaling 24 stops and two fumble recoveries.
• In 2007, set Vikings records for most special teams tackles in a game by corralling seven at N.Y. Giants (11/25) and for most onside kick recoveries in a season with two.

COLLEGE:
Was Freshman of the Year at San Jose State in 2000. Transferred to San Diego State following the 2000 season. Led the Mountain West in forced fumbles in 2002. Earned SDSU Defensive MVP in 2004. Special Teams Player of the Year in 2004 and Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Conference in 2004. Sat out 2001 under NCAA transfer rules. Played in all 12 games for San Jose State as a true freshman en route to earning SJSU Freshman of the Year honors.

PERSONAL:
A three-year letterwinner and defensive MVP at Corona (Calif.) High. Recorded 129 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior, earning First-Team All-Mountain View League. Had 96 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior en route to all - league honors. Lettered in baseball and track & field. Earned bachelor degree in criminal justice and aspires for a career in law enforcement following football. Married to Julie.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed as a free agent by Seattle on October 19, 2011.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent following the 2005 NFL Draft. Was signed to their practice squad for the first five weeks of the 2005 season, but then signed to the Vikings active roster on October 22, 2005. First action came vs. Green Bay October 23, 2005.
• Led Seattle in 2012 with 15 special teams tackles.
• Led Seattle in 2011 with 21 special teams tackles despite signing with the club in October and playing in only 11 games. Blocked a punt versus San Francisco (12/24) that was recovered at the 49ers 4-yard line that led to a goahead TD with 6:41 to play in the game.
• Spent six seasons with Minnesota seeing most action on special teams. Tied for fourth with Keith Nord on the Vikings all-time list with 113 career special teams tackles. Led the Vikings in special teams tackles each of the last four seasons played with Minnesota.
• Spent the entire 2008 season on injured reserve after injuring a knee in the preseason opener vs. Seattle.
• In 2009, became the first Vikings player since Joey Browner in 1985 to earn a trip to the Pro Bowl as a special teams player totaling 24 stops and two fumble recoveries.
• In 2007, set Vikings records for most special teams tackles in a game by corralling seven at N.Y. Giants (11/25) and for most onside kick recoveries in a season with two.

COLLEGE:
Was Freshman of the Year at San Jose State in 2000. Transferred to San Diego State following the 2000 season. Led the Mountain West in forced fumbles in 2002. Earned SDSU Defensive MVP in 2004. Special Teams Player of the Year in 2004 and Honorable Mention All-Mountain West Conference in 2004. Sat out 2001 under NCAA transfer rules. Played in all 12 games for San Jose State as a true freshman en route to earning SJSU Freshman of the Year honors.

PERSONAL:
A three-year letterwinner and defensive MVP at Corona (Calif.) High. Recorded 129 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior, earning First-Team All-Mountain View League. Had 96 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior en route to all - league honors. Lettered in baseball and track & field. Earned bachelor degree in criminal justice and aspires for a career in law enforcement following football. Married to Julie.