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Barkevious Levon "Keke" Mingo (/bɑːrˈkiːviəs/; born October 4, 1990) is an American football
American football
outside linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League
National Football League
(NFL). He played college football at Louisiana
Louisiana
State (LSU) and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns sixth overall in the 2013 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl
Super Bowl
LI with the New England Patriots
New England Patriots
over the Atlanta Falcons.

Contents

1 Early years 2 College career 3 Professional career

3.1 Cleveland Browns 3.2 New England Patriots 3.3 Indianapolis Colts 3.4 Seattle Seahawks

4 Personal life 5 References 6 External links

Early years[edit] Mingo was born in Belle Glade, Florida. He attended West Monroe High School in West Monroe, Louisiana, where he was a letterman in football and track. He played football for the West Monroe Rebels team under head coach Don Shows. As a junior, he tallied 55 tackles to go with six sacks and 12 tackles for loss, leading this to be named All-State in Class 5A. As a senior in 2008, he was a 5A first-team All-state selection, after recording 59 tackles to go with seven tackles for loss and four sacks in helping lead West Monroe High School
West Monroe High School
to the state championship game. He also added four forced fumbles and recovered seven fumbles. He played in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Also a standout track & field athlete, Mingo was a state qualifier as a sprinter. At the 2008 Region I-5A Meet, he took gold in the 400-meter dash, with a PR of 48.92, and ran the lead leg on the West Monroe 4 × 200m and 4 × 400m squads, helping them capture the state title in both events.[1] At the 2009 LHSAA Outdoor State T&F Championships, he took 5th in the 200-meter dash, recording a career-best time of 21.85 seconds, and finished 6th in the 400-meter dash, with a time of 49.54 seconds.[2] According to Rivals.com and Scout.com, Mingo was four-star college recruiting prospect.[3] He was rated as the No. 6 strong side linebacker by Scout.com and the No. 9 by Rivals.com. He was a member of the Rivals 250 and Scout 300. He was rated as the No. 5 best athlete among linebackers by Rivals.com. He was rated as the No. 3 player in the state of Louisiana
Louisiana
by SuperPrep and the No. 8 by Rivals.com.

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40‡ Commit date

Barkevious Mingo Outside linebacker West Monroe, Louisiana West Monroe High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.52 (According to Scout.com) Feb 4, 2009 

Recruiting star ratings: Scout:   Rivals:   247Sports:

Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 6 (SLB)   Rivals: 9 (OLB), 155 (National), 8 (Louisiana)

‡ Refers to 40 yard dash Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time. In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

"2009 LSU Football Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016.  "2009 LSU Football Recruiting Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016. 

" Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016.  "2009 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016. 

College career[edit] Mingo attended Louisiana
Louisiana
State University, and played for coach Les Miles's LSU Tigers football
LSU Tigers football
team from 2009 to 2012. He was redshirted in 2009. As a redshirt freshman in 2010, he started one of 13 games, recording 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks. As a sophomore in 2011, Mingo was a Second Team All-SEC selection after recording 47 tackles and 8 sacks.[4] In 2011, he contributed to LSU's successful SEC Championship season. As a junior in 2012, he played in all 13 games with 10 starts, and earned Second Team All-SEC honors after recording 38 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, 4.5 quarterback sacks, and a team-high 12 quarterback hurries. On January 7, 2013, Mingo announced he would forego his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.[5] He was one of 10 LSU Tiger underclassmen to declare for the draft that year.[6] Professional career[edit]

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 4 in (1.93 m) 241 lb (109 kg) 33 3⁄4 in (0.86 m) 9 5⁄8 in (0.24 m) 4.58 s 1.57 s 2.63 s 4.39 s 6.84 s 37 in (0.94 m) 10 ft 8 in (3.25 m)

All values from NFL Combine[7][8]

Cleveland Browns[edit] Mingo was drafted by the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
in the first round with the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was the third defensive end to be selected in the draft, after Dion Jordan and Ezekiel Ansah. In the second preseason game against the Detroit Lions, Mingo suffered a bruised lung and was hospitalized.[9] Overall, in 2013, Mingo played 15 games with 42 tackles, five sacks, and four passes defended. In 2014, Mingo racked up 42 tackles and two sacks in 15 games. Mingo began the 2015 season as the starting outside linebacker but was relegated to back-up duties after a Week 2 win against the Tennessee Titans where he finished with three tackles. It was reported during the offseason, Mingo gained 20 lbs. for his position. On May 2, 2016, the Browns decided not pick up his fifth year option.[10] New England Patriots[edit] On August 25, 2016, the Browns traded Mingo to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2017 fifth-round draft pick.[11] On February 5, 2017, Mingo was part of the Patriots team that won Super Bowl
Super Bowl
LI. In the game, the Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 34-28 in the first Super Bowl
Super Bowl
in history to go to overtime.[12] Indianapolis Colts[edit] On March 9, 2017, Mingo signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts.[13][14] Mingo finished the season with 47 combined tackles (35 solo), two pass deflections, and two sacks in 16 games and six starts.[15] Seattle Seahawks[edit] On March 16, 2018, Mingo signed a two-year, $6.8 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks.[16][17] Personal life[edit] Mingo is the son of Hugh Mingo and Barbara Johnson. He has two older brothers, Hugh III and Hughtavious Mingo, and two younger brothers, Malik and LaDarian Johnson. His unusual first name was created by his mother, adding the first three letters of her first name to a name she liked, Kevious.[18] References[edit]

^ "Region I - 5a Results - AHS". Louisiana
Louisiana
Milesplit.  ^ "LHSAA Outdoor State Championships - 3A, 4A, & 5A (Raw)".  ^ "LSU Tigers profile". lsusports.net. Retrieved 26 October 2014.  ^ "2011 Associated Press All SEC team". NOLA.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014.  ^ "Barkevious Mingo, Sam Montgomery, Bennie Logan of LSU Tigers to declare for 2013 NFL draft". ESPN.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014.  ^ "LSU Loses 10 Underclassmen to NFL Draft". Archived from the original on January 15, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2013.  ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles - Barkevious Mingo". Nfl.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014.  ^ "* Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
- LSU, OLB : 2013 NFL Draft
2013 NFL Draft
Scout Player Profile". Nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014.  ^ Hanzus, Dan (2013-08-15). " Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
hospitalized with bruised lung". National Football League. Retrieved 2013-08-15.  ^ Cabot, Mary Kay (May 2, 2016). "Barkevious Mingo's 5th-year option was not picked up by the Browns". Cleveland.com. Retrieved December 4, 2016.  ^ Orr, Conor. " Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
trade Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
to Patriots". NFL.com.  ^ " Super Bowl
Super Bowl
LI - New England Patriots
New England Patriots
vs. Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
- February 5th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.  ^ Jackson, Zac (March 10, 2017). " Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
will sign one-year deal with Colts". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.  ^ Bowen, Kevin (March 13, 2017). "Colts Sign Outside Linebacker Barkevious Mingo". Colts.com.  ^ "NFL Player stats: Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
(2017)". NFL.com. Retrieved February 9, 2018.  ^ Alper, Josh (March 14, 2018). "Seahawks add Barkevious Mingo". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. Retrieved March 14, 2018.  ^ Boyle, John (March 16, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Linebacker
Linebacker
Barkevious Mingo". Seahawks.com.  ^ "LSU Tigers defensive end Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo
relishes new role". NOLA.com. Retrieved 26 October 2014. 

External links[edit]

Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
bio Louisiana
Louisiana
State Tigers bio

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2013 NFL draft
2013 NFL draft
first-round selections

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Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
first-round draft picks

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Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
2013 NFL draft
2013 NFL draft
selections

Barkevious Mingo Leon McFadden Jamoris Slaughter Armonty Bryant Garrett Gilkey

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New England Patriots
New England Patriots
Super Bowl
Super Bowl
LI champions

3 Stephen Gostkowski 6 Ryan Allen 7 Jacoby Brissett 10 Jimmy Garoppolo 11 Julian Edelman 12 Tom Brady (MVP) 14 Michael Floyd 15 Chris Hogan 16 Devin Lucien 17 DeAndrew White 18 Matthew Slater 19 Malcolm Mitchell 21 Malcolm Butler 22 Justin Coleman 23 Patrick Chung 24 Cyrus Jones 25 Eric Rowe 26 Logan Ryan 27 D. J. Foster 28 James White 29 LeGarrette Blount 30 Duron Harmon 31 Jonathan Jones 32 Devin McCourty 33 Dion Lewis 35 Tyler Gaffney 36 Brandon King 37 Jordan Richards 38 Brandon Bolden 43 Nate Ebner 44 Trevor Bates 46 James Develin 47 Glenn Gronkowski 49 Joe Cardona 50 Rob Ninkovich 51 Barkevious Mingo 52 Elandon Roberts 53 Kyle Van Noy 54 Dont'a Hightower 55 Jonathan Freeny 58 Shea McClellin 60 David Andrews 61 Marcus Cannon 62 Joe Thuney 63 Tre' Jackson 64 Chris Barker 65 Jamil Douglas 66 Chase Farris 68 LaAdrian Waddle 69 Shaq Mason 71 Cameron Fleming 74 Woodrow Hamilton 75 Ted Karras 76 Sebastian Vollmer 77 Nate Solder 80 Danny Amendola 82 Matt Lengel 83 Greg Scruggs 85 Michael Williams 87 Rob Gronkowski 88 Martellus Bennett 90 Malcom Brown 92 Geneo Grissom 93 Jabaal Sheard 95 Chris Long 96 Darius Kilgo 97 Alan Branch 98 Trey Flowers 99 Vincent Valentine

Head coach: Bill Belichick

Coaches: Stephen Belichick Josh Boyer Nick Caley Brian Daboll Brendan Daly Ivan Fears Brian Flores Joe Judge Josh McDaniels Chad O'Shea Matt Patricia Dante Scarnecchia Jerry Schuplinski Raymond Ventrone James Hardy

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Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks
current roster

Active roster

1 Alex Carter 3 Russell Wilson 4 Jason Myers 9 Jon Ryan 13 Cyril Grayson 16 Tyler Lockett 19 Tanner McEvoy 21 J. D. McKissic 22 C. J. Prosise 23 Neiko Thorpe 26 Shaquill Griffin 28 Justin Coleman 29 Earl Thomas 30 Bradley McDougald 31 Kam Chancellor 32 Chris Carson 33 Tedric Thompson 38 Tre Madden 39 Mike Davis 40 Mike Tyson 42 Delano Hill 43 Jalston Fowler 46 Tyrone Swoopes 50 K. J. Wright 53 Joey Hunt 54 Bobby Wagner 55 Frank Clark 56 Cliff Avril 58 D. J. Alexander 64 Jordan Roos 65 Germain Ifedi 66 Willie Beavers 68 Justin Britt 69 Tyler Ott 70 Rees Odhiambo 74 George Fant 76 Duane Brown 77 Ethan Pocic 79 Isaiah Battle 81 Nick Vannett 83 David Moore 84 Amara Darboh 89 Doug Baldwin 90 Jarran Reed 92 Nazair Jones 93 Branden Jackson 94 Malik McDowell 95 Dion Jordan 97 Marcus Smith II 99 Quinton Jefferson -- Maurice Alexander -- Jaron Brown -- Ed Dickson -- DeAndre Elliott -- D. J. Fluker -- Sebastian Janikowski -- Dontae Johnson -- Marcus Johnson -- Tom Johnson -- Akeem King -- Barkevious Mingo -- Stephen Morris -- Noble Nwachukwu -- Shamar Stephen

Free agents

37 Jordan Simone (ERFA) 44 Dewey McDonald (RFA) 47 Paul Dawson (ERFA) 59 Josh Forrest
Josh Forrest
(ERFA) 98 Garrison Smith (ERFA)

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