A veteran defensive lineman with 28 career starts, including all 12 in 2013 as a defensive end ... second team All-SEC by the Associated Press ... fifth on the team with 38 tackles, including 15 solo stops, two tackles for loss (7 yards) and 1.5 sacks (6 yards), plus four quarterback hurries and one fumble recovery ... named Defensive Player of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff following the Virginia Tech victory.
Has started all 13 games at defensive end ... has registered a career-best 29 tackles, including 19 solo stops and 8.5 tackles for a loss (23 yards) ... has recorded three sacks and five quarterback hurries to help bolster the nation's No. 1 defense. Michigan: Totaled three tackles including one for a loss of two yards against the No. 8-ranked Wolverines. Western Kentucky: Registered three solo tackles, including two for a loss of eight yards and a sack for a loss of six. Arkansas: Had four tackles, including three solo stops ... also had a tackle for a loss in the shutout victory. Florida Atlantic: Made his fifth tackle for loss of the season ... finished with two solo tackles and was part of the Tide's starting unit allowed only 35 yards of offense by the Owls in three quarters of action. Mississippi: Registered his second sack of the season and his sixth tackle for loss, as the Tide allowed only 80 rushing yards. Missouri: Recorded a sack for the second straight game while making three total tackles ... helped limit the Tigers to three rushing yards and 129 total yards.Tennessee: Had one assisted tackle during 44-13 victory in Knoxville as the Tide limited the Vols to 79 yards rushing. Mississippi State: Registered two tackles, with a solo stop ... also assisted on a tackle for loss. LSU: Started and made two assisted tackles in key win against the Tigers. Texas A&M: Made three total tackles, with two solo stops. Western Carolina: Recorded two solo tackles, one for loss ... notched his third quarterback hurry of the season as Alabama posted its third shutout of the season. Auburn: Made one solo tackle and added a quarterback hurry in the 49-0 win over the Tigers. Georgia: Registered two solo tackles and his fifth quarterback hurry of the season in the 32-28 win over the Bullodgs to win the SEC Championship Game.
Stinson was in the Crimson Tide's rotation along the defensive line ... made 19 tackles in 13 games, including five for a loss of 12 yards with a pass breakup, forced fumble and a sack ... gave Alabama a consistent run-stopper and a good pass rusher. Kent State: Came off the bench to record one solo tackle as Alabama limited the Golden Flashes to 90 total yards and minus-8 yards rushing. Penn State: Made two tackles with a solo stop at Happy Valley. North Texas: Notched thee tackles and knocked down a Mean Green pass in the UA shutout. Arkansas: Recorded three tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of four yards. Florida: Recorded three solo tackles that all went for a loss ... tallied his first career sack in the win. Vanderbilt: Tallied one solo stop in the shutout win against the Commodores. Mississippi: Assisted on one tackle for a loss of a yard and recovered a fumble. Mississippi State: Assisted on two tackles in the win against the Bulldogs. Auburn: Forced a fumble against rival Auburn and tallied one solo tackle in the win. LSU (BCS National Championship Game): Recorded two tackles with one solo stop as the Tide held the then-No. 1 Tigers to just 92 yards of total offense.
Stinson played in nine games and earned two starts ... tallied 14 tackles, including eight solo stops, all on running plays ... recorded two quarterback hurries. San Jose State: Assisted on one tackle against the Spartans. Penn State: Led the team with nine total tackles, including five solo stops against the No. 18 Nittany Lions ... added two quarterback hurries. Duke: Recorded one solo tackle against the Blue Devils. Arkansas: Helped hold the No. 10 Razorbacks to 64 yards rushing ... did not record any tackles. South Carolina: Recorded two tackles, including a solo stop. Georgia State: Recorded a solo tackle against the Panthers.
Redshirted during his first year with the Tide.
Stinson was a four-star defensive end prospect out of South Florida ... a SuperPrep All-American ... the South Dade High School product was rated as the No. 15 weakside defensive end by Rivals.com and the No. 48 player in Florida ... ranked as the 39th-best defensive end prospect in the country by Scout.com ... listed by ESPNU as the No. 23 defensive end in the 2009 recruiting class ... ranked as the No. 20 prospect in the state of Florida by SuperPrep magazine and the No. 38 defensive lineman ... recorded 16 sacks as a junior in 2007 with 55 total tackles ... coached by Ivan Chicola ... chose Alabama over LSU, Florida State, Miami (Fla.) and Auburn.
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Cardinals' picks: Round 5/160 - Ed Stinson, DL, 6-4, 287, Alabama...A productive player in college, he was nagged by a groin injury his entire senior season. It kept him from playing in the Senior Bowl and working out at the combine. He's known as a solid run defender who can play both nose tackle and end. - The Sports Xchange