Jake Bequette

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Jake Bequette
Jake Bequette University of Arkansas.jpg
Bequette during the 2011 Arkansas Razorbacks football spring game
No. 92     New England Patriots
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-02-21) February 21, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Little Rock, Arkansas
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
College: Arkansas
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
Debuted in 2012 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
  • AP Arkansas Super Team HS
  • All-Freshman-SEC honors (2008)
  • Second Team All-SEC honors (2010)
  • Capital One Academic All-American (2011)
  • First Team All-SEC honors (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2013
Tackles 0
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 0
Pass deflections 0
Stats at NFL.com

Jake Bequette (born February 21, 1989) is an American football defensive end. Bequette was selected in the third round, 90th overall pick by the New England Patriots in the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas. Bequette was rated highly as a defensive end prospect in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

College career[edit]

Bequette attended the University of Arkansas from 2007 to 2011. During his career he started 42 of 48 games, recording 140 tackles and 23.5 sacks. As a senior he was a first team All-SEC selection.[2] Bequette was named the Defensive MVP of the 2012 Cotton Bowl, helping Arkansas defeat Kansas State, 29-16. Bequette finished the game with 5 tackles and 3 quarterback sacks. Bequette is a third-generation Razorback: his grandfather and father both played for Arkansas, as did his uncle.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

He was selected in the 3rd round by the New England Patriots in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was released by the Patriots on August 30, 2014 as part of final roster cuts.[3] Jake did not see extensive playing time during his time with the Patriots, but re-signed with the team's practice squad shortly after the 2014 cuts.

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