Jonathan Casillas

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Jonathan Casillas
Jonathan Casillas Saints parade.jpg
Casillas at the 2010 Super Bowl parade in New Orleans
No. 52     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-06-03) June 3, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Jersey City, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 227 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: New Brunswick (NJ)
College: Wisconsin
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2009 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 129
Sacks 3.0
INTs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Jonathan Casillas (born June 3, 1987) is an American football linebacker of Afro-Puerto Rican descent who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He played high school football at New Brunswick High School and college football at Wisconsin.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Wisconsin.

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He went undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, but was later signed as a free agent.[1]

In Super Bowl XLIV, he was officially credited with recovering a third-quarter onside kick for the Saints en route to their 31-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.[2][3]

Casillas was expected to take over as the Saints' starting weakside linebacker for the 2010 season. However, he suffered a foot injury during the last game of the preseason, and he was placed on the injured reserve list, ending his 2010 season.[4]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Casillas signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 13, 2013.[5] He played in 12 games before being placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury.[6] On March 7, 2014, Casillas resigned with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a one year deal.

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