Johnny Patrick

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Johnny Patrick
No. --     Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-17) August 17, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: DeLand, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: DeLand (FL)
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
Debuted in 2011 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 68
Sacks 1.5
Pass deflections 4
Interceptions 1
Forced fumbles 1
Stats at NFL.com

Johnny Patrick (born August 17, 1988) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

Early life[edit]

Patrick was born in DeLand, Florida and attended DeLand High School.

College career[edit]

Patrick played college football for the Louisville Cardinals from 20072010. He was the starting cornerback from 2008–2010. In 2009 Patrick recorded 53 tackles and two interceptions.[1] In the 2010 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, Patrick forced a fumble and blocked a field goal to help the Cardinals win against Southern Miss.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Patrick was projected to be a third-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.[3]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Patrick was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the third round (88th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was cut by the Saints on February 19, 2013.[4]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Patrick was signed by the San Diego Chargers on February 20, 2013. He eventually played in 13 games, playing the nickel and slot, while starting 4. He set career highs with 38 total tackles, 1 interception, 1.5 sack, along with a forced fumble and 2 passes defended.[5] He was released on March 4, 2014.[6]

New York Jets[edit]

Patrick was acquired off waivers by the New York Jets on March 5, 2014.[7] He was released on August 30, 2014.[8]

Personal[edit]

Patrick was arrested for a misdemeanor assault charge on June 27, 2010.[1] He pled guilty on July 28 to a reduced charge of harassment with physical contact.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bennett, Brian (July 8, 2010). "Louisville's Patrick charged with assault". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  2. ^ Adelson, Andrea (December 21, 2010). "Instant Analysis: Louisville 31, Southern Miss 28". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Johnny Patrick, DS #7 CB, Louisville". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  4. ^ http://www.neworleanssaints.com/news-and-events/article-1/New-Orleans-Saints-Terminate-Contract-of-TE-David-Thomas-and-Waive-DB-Johnny-Patrick/8d49be77-e5b3-4c27-8dd4-e8d9c7ca0c2a
  5. ^ http://www.chargers.com/news/article-1/Chargers-Nab-Cornerback-Johnny-Patrick--/9d3fa976-1715-49ee-9e74-f06ac0aa62e2
  6. ^ Gennaro, John. "San Diego Chargers release CB Johnny Patrick". boltsfromtheblue.com. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Lange, Randy (March 5, 2014). "Jets Acquire CB Johnny Patrick off Waivers". New York Jets. Archived from the original on March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2014. 
  8. ^ Lange, Randy (August 30, 2014). "Jets Make Final Cuts to Get to 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 30, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Louisville football player Johnny Patrick pleads guilty to harassment charge". allvoices.com. July 28, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 

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