Jimmy Wilkerson

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Jimmy Wilkerson
No. 66, 96, 97, 99, 65
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Mount Pleasant, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Omaha (TX) Pewitt
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 6 / Pick: 189
Debuted in 2003 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Last played in 2010 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big 12 (2001)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 179
Sacks 14
Forced fumbles 3
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Jimmy Boyd Wilkerson (born January 4, 1981) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Wilkerson has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks

College career[edit]

He played in 38 games (24 starts) at the University of Oklahoma, amassing 130 tackles, 35 stops for loss, 12.0 sacks 28 quarterback pressures, 13 passes defensed and four forced fumbles.

Professional career[edit]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Wilkerson played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2003-2007. On March 18, 2007, Wilkerson re-signed with the Chiefs for a one-year contract.[1]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On March 1, 2008 he signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started one of 16 games played in 2008, recording 23 tackles, 5.0 sacks and a forced fumble.

Wilkerson moved into the starting lineup in 2009, starting all 15 games in which he played for the Buccaneers that season. He suffered a torn ACL against the New Orleans Saints on December 27 and was placed on season-ending injured reserve the following day. Wilkerson finished the 2009 season with career highs in tackles (46), sacks (6.0) and forced fumbles (two).

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On April 20, 2010, Wilkerson signed with the New Orleans Saints.[2]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Wilkerson signed with the Seattle Seahawks on August 2, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pasquarelli, Len. Chiefs agree to re-sign Wilerson for one year ESPN.com, 18 March 2007.
  2. ^ Clayton, John. "Source: Wilkerson gets $2M deal". ESPN.com. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 

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