Jorge Cordova (American football)

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Jorge Cordova
No. --     Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-09-25) September 25, 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Murrieta Valley High School
College: Nevada
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
Debuted in 2006 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Jorge Cordova (born September 25, 1981 in San Diego, California) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. Cordova, who is of Mexican American descent, was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft.[1] He attended Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta, California and graduated class of 1999. He played college football at Nevada.

College career[edit]

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.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Cordova was drafted in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Jaguars,[2] 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.

In the 2006 season, Cordova finally made his first career NFL start. Halfway through the game, he was moved from the linebacker position to defensive end to replace the injured Reggie Hayward.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On August 28, 2007 the Jaguars released him and he signed with the Dolphins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/082805/jag_19614892.shtml
  2. ^ "Jorge Alberto Cordova". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 

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