Jorge Cordova (American football)
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|Date of birth:||September 25, 1981|
|Place of birth:||San Diego, California|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||244 lb (111 kg)|
|High school:||Murrieta Valley High School|
|NFL draft:||2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
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Jorge Cordova (born September 25, 1981 in San Diego, California) is a former American football linebacker. Cordova, who is of Mexican American descent, was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He attended Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, California and graduated class of 1999. He played college football at Nevada.
Cordova was an impressive defensive prospect from the University of Nevada, totaling 311 tackles with 29.5 sacks, 44 stops for losses, 10 quarterback pressures, five fumble recoveries, eight forced fumbles, seven pass deflections and two blocked kicks in 42 games.
Cordova was drafted in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Jaguars, but tore his ACL during training camp and was placed on injured reserve. In 2005, he showed great promise during the preseason with five tackles, but aggravated his injury and was again placed on injured reserve.
On August 28, 2007 the Jaguars released him and he signed with the Dolphins.
- "Jorge Alberto Cordova". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012.