Tommy Bohanon

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Tommy Bohanon
No. 40     New York Jets
Fullback / Special teamer
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-09-10) September 10, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Cape Coral, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: North Fort Myers (FL)
College: Wake Forest
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 215
Debuted in 2013 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Rushing yards 65
Yards per carry 3.6
Rushing touchdowns 0
Receptions 13
Receiving yards 99
Receiving touchdowns 0
Stats at NFL.com

Thomas Grant Bohanon[1] (born September 10, 1990) is an American football fullback and special teamer for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He played college football at Wake Forest. He was selected in the seventh round, 215th overall pick by the New York Jets in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Bohanon attended North Fort Myers high school in North Fort Myers, Florida. He earned all-district, all-conference and all-area honors in each of his final three years of high school.[2] He was selected as named MVP of the Carrigan All-Star Football Classic in December 2008.[2]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Tommy Bohanon
Fullback
North Fort Myers, Florida North Fort Myers High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 4.7 Jul 1, 2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 18 (FB)   Rivals: -- National, 13 (FB), -- (Fla)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

He played college football at Wake Forest as a starting Fullback. He finished college with a total of 51 receptions, 405 receiving yards, 7 receiving touchdowns, 160 rushing yards and 3 career rushing touchdowns.[3]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

2013 season[edit]

He was selected in the 7th round, 215 overall pick by the New York Jets of the 2013 NFL Draft.[4][5] On May 10, 2013, He signed a four-year deal with the team. Bohanon was the starting fullback for the New York Jets during the whole 2013 season, in which they surprised many with an 8-8 record despite not making the playoffs. Bohanon finished with 17 carries for 62 yards as well as 11 receptions for 69 yards. He also returned 1 kickoff for 15 return yards. Bohanon gave the Jets a reliable receiver out of the backfield and a good short yardage back.[6]

2014 season[edit]

In Week 4 against the Detroit Lions, Bohanon suffered a broken collar bone, which required surgery, and forced him to the shelf for the remainder of the 2014 year. In 2 games of 2014, Bohanon made 3 rushing yards and 30 receiving yards.

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Grant and Audrey Bohanon.[2] He majored in communications at Wake Forest.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Wake Forest Demon Deacons Profile". wakeforestsports.com. 
  3. ^ "Tommy Bohanon College Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  4. ^ "NFL Draft 2013: Jets select Wake Forest FB Tommy Bohanon with 7th round pick". nj.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jets go with Wake Forest FB Tommy Bohanon in 7th round". foxnews.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jets agree to terms with seventh-round pick FB Tommy Bohanon". nbcsports.com. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 

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