Jason Pinkston

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Jason Pinkston
Jason Pinkston.JPG
Jason Pinkston at Pitt in 2010
No. 62     Cleveland Browns
Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-05) September 5, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburgh (PA) Baldwin
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Debuted in 2011 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • SI, Rivals.com Second Team All-American (2009)
  • First Team All-Big East by Coaches (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games played 25
Games started 24
Stats at NFL.com

Jason R. Pinkston (born September 5, 1987) is an American football offensive guard for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He is the cousin of Todd Pinkston, a former NFL wide receiver.

Collegiate career[edit]

During his junior year at the University of Pittsburgh season in 2009, Pinkston was named first team All-Big East and a second team All-American by SI.com and Rivals.com.[1] During his senior season in 2010, he was named to the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy watch lists. As a 2011 NFL draft prospect, Pinkston was considered one of the best offensive linemen in the 2010 senior class.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Pinkston was selected in the fifth round (150th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.

2011 season[edit]

Pinkston started all 16 games for the Cleveland Browns as a rookie after guard Eric Steinbach was injured in training camp.

2012 season[edit]

Pinkston started the 2012 season as the Browns starting left guard, but was injured during the regular season and was found to have a blood clot in his lung, the Browns placed him on injured reserve.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Bio: Jason Pinkston". PittsburghPanthers.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  2. ^ "2011 OT Draft Prospects". CBS Sports. July 21, 2010. 

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