Overview
Troy Michael Kropog is an offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans, who selected him with the 135th pick in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Kropog played four seasons at Tulane, where he was a two-time All-Conference USA selection. Kropog is 6-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 315 pounds.
Prep Career
Kropog was the starting left tackle for Archbishop Rummel High School in Metarie, LA. His team won the district title and reached the state playoffs in each of his last three high school seasons. He signed with Tulane after also making visits to Louisiana Tech and Louisiana-Monroe.
College Career
Kropog redshirted the 2004 season and primarily came off the bench in 2005, making two spot starts at right tackle. He became Tulane's starting left tackle as a sophomore. Over his last three seasons at Tulane, Kropog started 35 of a possible 36 games, missing one game against UAB as a junior due to a shoulder injury. In 2007, Kropog helped pave the way for Matt Forte's 2,000-yard rushing season, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA honors. He was a first team All-Conference USA selection as a senior, making Kropog the only Tulane player on first team offense or defense in 2008.
Personal
Kropog's father, Olin Kropog, is a member of the board of directors for the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame.
NFL Career
Kropog was selected in the fourth round (135th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. Before the 2009 season, Kropog signed a contract with Tennessee. Terms were not disclosed.
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