Sean Baker (American football)

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Sean Baker
Sean Baker (American football) 2014.jpg
Baker in 2014
No. 29     Atlanta Falcons
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-06) November 6, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Canfield (OH)
College: Ball State
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2014 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Sean Joseph Baker (born November 6, 1988) is an American football safety for the Atlanta Falcons.

High school career[edit]

Attending Canfield High School, Baker helped team to an 8-3 overall record as a senior and a 29-8 mark in his career. He tallied 90 tackles and two interceptions.

Considered only a two-star recruit by,[1] Baker was not ranked among the nation's top defensive backs. He committed to Ball State on December 27, 2006, picking the Cardinals over Eastern Michigan and Kent State.

College career[edit]

After redshirting his first year at Ball State, Baker played in all 14 games in 2008 and started the final 10 to earn his first letter. He led the Cardinals with 91 tackles and tied for the Mid-American Conference lead with six interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown against Indiana, and had 10 pass breakups.

Baker subsequently earned multiple All-Freshman honors, as he was named to FWAA′s Freshman All-America team,[2] Sporting News Freshman All-American team,[3] and′s Freshman All-America team.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Baker entered the 2012 NFL Draft, but was not selected. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following the draft, on May 7, 2012. In the fourth NFL preseason game, Baker broke out and had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Despite his strong game, Baker was released on August 31st. On November 27,2012, Baker was signed to the Buccaneers practice squad. On October 22, 2013, Baker was signed to Atlanta Falcons practice squad.


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