Chris Banjo

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Chris Banjo
Chris Banjo SMU.jpg
Banjo during his tenure at SMU.
No. 32     Green Bay Packers
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-26) February 26, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Sugar Land, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Sugar Land (TX) Kempner
College: SMU
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2013 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 19
Interceptions 0
Forced Fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Chris Banjo is an American football safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU. He was signed as undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012.

College career[edit]

Attended Southern Methodist University

Came in Ranked as the nation's No. 95 safety by ESPN.com, A two-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect.

In his four years at SMU he recorded 174 total tackles, 4 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Banjo playing against the Steelers in his rookie season.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Banjo originally had tryouts with the Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers in 2012, but neither team offered him a contract.

He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a free agent in April 2013, after a tryout during voluntary workouts. He was released by the Jaguars on July 25, 2013.[2]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On July 29, 2013, Banjo was signed by the Green Bay Packers.[3]

Banjo re-signed with the Packers on February 26, 2014.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ohioprepsold.rivals.com/cviewplayer.asp?Player=406823
  2. ^ Oehser, John (July 25, 2013). "Jaguars sign kicker, wide receiver". jaguars.com. Retrieved July 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. July 29, 2013. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ Wilkening, Mike (February 26, 2014). "Packers re-sign S Chris Banjo, add RB Michael Hill". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 

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