Antwon Blake

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Antwon Blake
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Blake with the Pittsburgh Steelers
No. 47 Tennessee Titans
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-08-09) August 9, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Missouri City (TX) Marshall
College: UTEP
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total combined tackles: 141
Interceptions: 4
Interception yards: 112
Total sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 2
Defensive touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Antwon Valentino Blake (born August 9, 1990) is an American football cornerback and special teamer for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and has also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Texas–El Paso (UTEP).

College career[edit]

He played college football at Texas-El Paso (UTEP) from 2008 to 2011. During his career at UTEP, Blake totaled 137 tackles, 1 sack, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 interception.[1] Starting every game his junior and senior years also started 1 game sophomore season before suffering an ankle injury.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Blake signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent.[2]

He was released on September 1, 2013.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On September 2, 2013, Blake was claimed on waivers by the Steelers. Blake would stay on the team over the next 3 seasons. He gathered his first interception during a Week 8, 2014 game against the Colts, picking off Andrew Luck.

In 2015, became a starter. Though the Steeler pass defense was one of its worst in decades, Blake played a role. During Week 5, he picked off Philip Rivers, and ran it 70 yards for his first pick-six. He would have 2 more picks during the year, one in a Week 8 loss to the Bengals, and once in the Bengals game in the Wild Card

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On March 17, 2016, Blake signed with the Tennessee Titans.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaguars S, Antwon Blake Interview". Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jaguars sign 17 rookie Free Agents". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Titans Agree to Terms with CB Antwon Blake

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