Jonathan Dekker

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Jonathan Dekker
No. 83
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-05-15) May 15, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Greenfield, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Princeton
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl Champion (XLIII)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
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Jonathan Dekker (born May 15, 1983 in Greenfield, Wisconsin is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Princeton.

Early years[edit]

Dekker played high school football at Saint Thomas More in Milwaukee.

College career[edit]

Dekker played college football at Princeton. He finished his career with 64 receptions for 760 yards and five touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Dekker was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent and spent the 2006 season on the practice squad. He played in three games for the Steelers in 2007. On August 16, 2008 he was placed on the waived/injured list, after suffering a knee injury. Dekker was part of the Super Bowl XLIII team that won the Super Bowl.


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