Jason Vega

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Jason Vega
No. 98     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-05-30) May 30, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Brockton, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Northeastern University
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 1
Sacks 0
INTs 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 66
Sacks 12
Interceptions 0
Stats at CFL.ca

Jason Vega (born May 30, 1987 in Brockton, Massachusetts) is a Canadian football and American football defensive end for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

College career[edit]

He played college football at Northeastern University.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

During the 2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season, Vega was named defensive player of the week for their win over the Alouettes at the end of October.[2]

New England Patriots[edit]

Vega signed with the New England Patriots on January 26, 2013. He was released on August 13, 2013.[3]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On August 21, 2013, Vega was signed by the Dallas Cowboys.[4]

Second stint with the Bombers[edit]

After one season playing in the NFL, Vega signed a new contract with the Bombers on December 23, 2013. Terms of the contract were not released as per team regulations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jason Vega profile". CFL. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bombers' Vega named defensive player of week". Winnipeg Free Press. October 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Patriots sign rookie TE Evan Landi; Release DL Jason Vega". Patriots.com. August 13, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ Eatman, Nick (August 21, 2013). "Wed. Practice Report: DE Signs; More Line Shifts; Wilcox Back". DallasCowboys.com. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 

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