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Former BYU LB Kyle Van Noy Officially Signs With Chargers
SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy officially signed with the Los Angeles Chargers after meeting with the franchise earlier in the day.
Van Noy signed with Los Angeles following a meeting on Thursday, May 5.
The linebacker had been a free agent since March 7, when he was released by the New England Patriots.
WHAT THE frick IS UP KYLE
— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) May 5, 2022
Van Noy’s deal with the Chargers is for one season, according to Pro Football Network’s Aaron Wilson.
Chargers' deal for veteran linebacker Kyle Van Noy is a one-year contract, per a league source
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 5, 2022
About Kyle Van Noy
Prior to his time in the league, Van Noy played at BYU from 2o10-13.
After a standout career at BYU, Van Noy was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
— Kyle Van Noy (@KVN_03) May 5, 2022
Following two and a half seasons with Detroit, the linebacker was traded to New England.
Van Noy played the next three and a half seasons with the Patriots and helped New England win a pair of Super Bowls.
After the 2019 season, the linebacker signed with the Miami Dolphins.
The Dolphins released Van Noy after one season in South Beach and he returned to New England on a two-year deal.
The 2021 season was the lone year of Van Noy’s second stint with the Patriots.
Former #BYU LB Kyle Van Noy pick the fumble recovery for a touchdown to give the Patriots a 31-24 lead. pic.twitter.com/Fo7FYcxuxA
— Zak Hicken🇺🇦 (@zakhicken) October 21, 2018
In 111 career games, the two-time Super Bowl champ has recorded 424 total tackles, 288 solo tackles, 28.5 sacks, nine forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries, three interceptions, and one touchdown.
Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).
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