Kyle Van Noy was acquired by the New England Patriots in addition to a 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Detroit in a trade in exchange for a 2017 sixth-round draft pick on Oct. 26, 2016 ... Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round (40th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
2016 (7/7 - Detroit)
- Started the first seven games of the season at linebacker for the Lions while also seeing limited action on special teams before being traded to New England on Oct. 26.
- Recorded 23 total tackles and one pass defensed through the first seven games of the 2016 campaign.
2016 (7/2, 3/0 - New England)
- Played in seven regular-season games with two starts and registered 27 tackles, one sack, one interception, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and two special teams tackles.
- Appeared in all three playoff games as a reserve and posted seven tackles, a half-sack, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.
- Was inactive for the victory at Buffalo (10/30) and in the game vs. Seattle (11/13) immediately after joining the team.
- Made his Patriots debut totaling three tackles and a sack in the win at San Francisco (11/20).
- Made his first start as a Patriot at linebacker and combined for two tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
- Picked off quarterback Jared Goff for his first career NFL interception in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4). Added four defensive tackles and one tackle on special teams.
- Combined for six tackles and forced a game-sealing fumble recovered by Devin McCourty that contributed to the win at Denver (12/18).
- Finished second on the team with seven tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24).
- Finished with four total tackles and had a forced fumble recovered by Rob Ninkovich that led to a Patriots touchdown on the ensuing drive in the third quarter of the victory vs. Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship Game (1/22).
- Contributed on defense as a reserve with one tackle and a half sack in the win over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI (2/5).
2015 (15/0 - Detroit)
- Finished his second NFL season with seven total tackles, his first career sack and three special teams tackles.
- Registered his first career sack vs. Minnesota (10/25).
- Recorded two tackles and one special teams tackle vs. Philadelphia (11/26).
2014 (8/0 - Detroit)
H Began the season on the Injured/Reserve - Designated for Return list before being activated to the roster on Nov. 3.
H Finished his rookie campaign with four solo tackles and two special teams tackles.
H Registered a special teams tackle in his rookie debut in Week 10 vs. Miami (11/9).
- Finished his four-year career at Brigham Young with 226 tackles (153 solo), 26 sacks (192 yards), 11 forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three blocked kicks in 52 career games with 36 starts.
- Named a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award and Butkus Award as a senior in 2013 after finishing second in voting for National Defensive Player of the Year honors by CBS Sports.
- Was an All-American selection by Yahoo Sports, Phil Steele, Sports Illustrated, NFL.com and CBS Sports.
- Started all 13 games as a senior at weak-side linebacker and ranked 21st in the nation with a team-high 17.5 tackles for loss, the sixth-highest total in school history.
- Attended McQueen (Reno, Nev.) High School where he earned first team all-state honors. Received a four-star grade from Rivals.com and was rated as the 24th-best athlete in the nation.
- Earned all-conference honors in track, competing in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.
- Son of Layne and Kelly Van Noy.
- Married to wife, Marissa.
- Majored in communications with a minor in history at BYU.