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|No. 34, 36, 39, 35|
|Date of birth:||August 10, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Princeton, New Jersey|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||204 lb (93 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 127|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Francis Alvin Pearman, II (born August 10, 1982) is a former American football running back, having last played for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia.
Pearman has also played for the Seattle Seahawks.
First stint with Jaguars
As a rookie in 2005, Pearman rushed for 149 yards and a touchdown on 39 attempts and caught 32 passes for 240 yards. In his first NFL game, he forced a fumble on the opening kickoff which resulted in a field goal.
Pearman also handled the bulk of the club's punt returns, averaging 8.4 yards on 49 attempts during the regular season. At season's end, he posted 986 all-purpose yards.
His number then was 34.
On September 1, 2007, Pearman was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a sixth round draft choice. His season ended after being placed on injured reserve on October 2, 2007, after a knee injury.
Second stint with Jaguars
Pearman was re-signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 11, 2008 after running back Fred Taylor was placed on injured reserve. Pearman scored a 23-yard touchdown on his only reception of the season in the final game against the Baltimore Ravens.
He was waived on September 5, 2009.
Pearman signed with the Tennessee Titans on October 30, 2009 and he wears jersey number 35. For the season, Pearman played in 5 games, returning 11 punts for 112 yards (10.2 average) and 8 kickoffs for 174 yards (21.8 average). He also registered 4 tackles. Pearman is listed third on the depth chart at running back (behind Chris Johnson and Javon Ringer) to start the 2010-2011 season.