Jaiquawn Jarrett

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Jaiquawn Jarrett
No. -- Free agent
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
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-MAC honors (2009, 2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 83
Sacks: 1.5
Interceptions: 2
Forced fumbles: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Jaiquawn Jarrett (born September 21, 1989) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. 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]

Pre-draft[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.

On April 24, 2015, Jarrett signed the one-year, restricted free agent tender to stay with the Jets.[5] He was waived/injured by the Jets on October 24.[6] After clearing waivers, the Jets placed him on injured reserve three days later.[7]

References[edit]

  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. 
  5. ^ Wilkening, Mike (April 24, 2015). "Jets safety Jaiquawn Jarrett signs RFA tender". NBCSports.com. Retrieved January 11, 2016. 
  6. ^ Cosentino, Dom (October 24, 2015). "Jets sign former Giants punter Steve Weatherford, waive/injured Jaiquawn Jarrett". NJ.com. Retrieved January 11, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Jets place S Jaiquawn Jarrett on IR after clearing waivers". FoxSports.com. October 27, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2016. 

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