Kyle Van Noy was aquired by the New England Patriots from Detroit in a trade (conditions not disclosed) on October 26, 2016 ... Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round (40th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
2016 (7/2, 3/0 - New England)
- Was inactive for the victory at Buffalo (10/30) and in the game vs. Seattle (11/13).
- Made his Patriots debut totaling three tackles as well as a third-down sack of Colin Kaepernick for a loss of eight yards 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 during the third quarter of the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4). Also added four defensive tackles and one tackle on special teams.
- Totaled four tackles to go along with a pass defensed in a reserve role at linebacker in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12).
- Combined for six tackles and forced a game-sealing fumble that contributed to the win at Denver (12/18).
- Finished second on the team with seven total tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24) after making his second start as a member of the Patriots in place of an injured Dont’a Hightower.
- Contributed one tackle as a reserve linebacker on defense and added a special teams tackle in the win at Miami (1/1).
- Made his NFL postseason debut in the Divisional Round win vs. Houston (1/14) and totaled two tackles to go along with one pass defensed.
- Finished with four total tackles and had a key third quarter forced fumble that led to a Patriots touchdown on the ensuing drive in the victory vs. Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship game (1/22).
- Contributed on defense as a reserve linebacker with a half sack and one tackle in the win over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI (2/5).
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.
Recorded 23 total tackles and one pass defensed through the first seven games of the 2016 campaign.
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)
Began the season on the Injured/Reserve - Designated for Return list before being activated to the roster on November 3.
Finished his rookie campaign with four solo tackles and two special teams tackles.
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.
- Majored in communications with a minor in history at BYU.
- Son of Layne and Kelly Van Noy.