Jaiquawn Jarrett

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Jaiquawn Jarrett
No. 37 New York Jets
Position: Free Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-21) September 21, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Brooklyn (NY) Fort Hamilton
College: Temple
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-MAC honors (2009, 2010)
  • Week 10 AFC Defensive Player of the week (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 83
Sacks: 1.5
Interceptions: 2
Forced fumbles: 2
Stats at NFL.com

Jaiquawn Jarrett (born September 21, 1989) is an American football safety for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Temple.

Professional career[edit]


Jarrett was projected to be drafted in the third or fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11⅞ in 198 lb 4.62 s 1.54 s 2.60 s 4.14 s 6.95 s 30 in 9 ft 5 in 14 reps
All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Jarrett was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (54th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.[2] He was signed to a four-year contract on July 27, 2011. Jarrett was released by the Philadelphia Eagles on September 11, 2012.

New York Jets[edit]

Jarrett signed a future/reserve contract with the New York Jets on December 31, 2012.[3] Jarrett entered the 2013 preseason competing with Antonio Allen for the starting free safety job.[4] Jarret had his breakout performance against the Steelers in 2014, earning 2 interceptions, 10 tackles, a sack, and a fumble recovery. In 2015, Jaiquawn Jarrett signed a 1-year, $1.5 million contract with the New York Jets.

On October 24, 2015, Jarrett was released by the Jets to make room for punter Steve Weatherford to fill in for injured Ryan Quigley. On October 27, 2015, after playing one game, Weatherdord was released and Jarrett was re-signed.


  1. ^ a b "Jaiquawn Jarrett, DS #4 FS, Temple". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  2. ^ Torenli, John (April 29, 2011). "Former Tiger Star Jarrett Ready to Go in NFL Draft This Weekend". brooklyneagle.com. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  3. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (31 December 2012). "Jets Sign 8 to Reserve/Future Contracts". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 31 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Frankel, Charlie (12 August 2013). "Allen, Jarrett Fighting for the ‘Other’ Safety Spot". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 13 August 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

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