Jarvis Jenkins

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Jarvis Jenkins
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Jenkins with the Washington Redskins
No. 94 Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-24) April 24, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Clemson, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school: Central (SC) Daniel
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Tackles: 121
Quarterback sacks: 6.0
Pass deflections: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jarvis Jenkins (born April 24, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University.

Early years[edit]

Jenkins attended D. W. Daniel High School in Clemson, South Carolina. He was named as a All-American by PrepStar as a senior where he had 79 tackles and four blocked kicks. He was named the South Carolina Coaches Association Upperstate AAA Lineman-of-the-Year, Daily Journal/Messenger Player-of-the-Year and was an AP All-State.

He was also a two-time All-region pick in basketball, and All-region in the shotput (46-feet, 6-inches) and discus (111-feet, 10-inches).

Jenkins was rated as the 27th defensive tackle in the nation, and number one player in the state of South Carolina by Rivals.com. He was a member of the Rivals 250.

College career[edit]

Jenkins playing against Georgia Tech during his tenure at Clemson in 2009.

He played college football at Clemson.

Professional career[edit]

2011 NFL Draft[edit]

He was considered one of the better defensive tackle prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 310 lb 3314 in 912 in 4.93 s 1.83 s 2.89 s 4.75 s 7.42 s 27 in 8 ft 7 in 21 reps
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[2][3]

Washington Redskins[edit]

Jenkins was selected ninth in the second round, 41st overall, by the Washington Redskins in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Redskins signed Jenkins to a four-year, $4.783 million contract with a $1.978 million signing bonus on July 29, 2011.[4][5] Jenkins missed the entire 2011 season after tearing his ACL in a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, spending his entire rookie season on injured reserve.[6]

After seven months of rehabilitation, Jenkins was cleared to play on April 11, 2012.[7] He made his NFL debut in the 2012 season opener against the New Orleans Saints. After Adam Carriker was placed on injured reserve, Jenkins had his first career start in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals.[8]

On July 28, 2013, it was announced that Jenkins would be suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season due to violating the league's substance policy.[9] In Week 11, he recorded his first half a sack against the Philadelphia Eagles.[10] The following week, he recorded a full sack on Colin Kaepernick.[11]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On March 24, 2015, Jenkins signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears.[12]

New York Jets[edit]

On March 16, 2016, Jenkins signed a two-year, $7 million deal with the New York Jets.[13] He was released by the Jets on November 9, 2016.[14]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On November 14, 2016, Jenkins signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[15]

On March 22, 2017, Jenkins re-signed with the Chiefs.[16]

Season statistics[edit]

Tackles Sacks Fumbles Interceptions Other Ref.
Year Team GP COMB SOLO AST SACK FF FR Fum YDs TD INT Int YDs AVG LNG TD PD STF STF YDS SFTY KB
2012 WAS 16 25 11 14 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 0 0 [17]
2013 WAS 12 22 12 10 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
2014 WAS 16 28 18 10 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0
2015 CHI 5 17 10 7 13.0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016 NYJ

Key[edit]

  • AST: Assisted tackles
  • AVG: Average intercepted return yards
  • COMB: Combined tackles
  • FF: Forced fumbles
  • FR: Fumbles recovered
  • GP: Games played
  • INT: Interceptions thrown
  • KB: Blocked kicks (punts and field goals)
  • LNG: Longest interception return
  • PD: Pass Defended
  • SACK: Sacks
  • SFTY: Safety
  • STF: Stuffs
  • STF YDS: Stuff yards
  • TD: Fumble or Interceptions returned for touchdowns
  • TOTAL: Total tackles
  • Fum YDS: Fumbles recovered yards

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ NFL Combine Profile
  3. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=69210&draftyear=2011&genpos=DT
  4. ^ Fitzgerald, Gary. "Redskins Sign All 12 Draft Picks Prior to Camp". redskins.com. Retrieved July 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ Campbell, Rich (August 7, 2011). "A closer look at the Redskins' two biggest rookie contracts". The Washington Times. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ Jones, Mike (October 22, 2011). "Jarvis Jenkins continues recovery from knee surgery". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 22, 2011. 
  7. ^ Jones, Mike (April 11, 2012). "Jarvis Jenkins cleared to play football". The Washington Post. Retrieved April 12, 2012. 
  8. ^ Walker, Andrew (September 19, 2012). "Jenkins, Jackson Ready For Regular Action". Redskins.com. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  9. ^ Tinsman, Brian (July 27, 2013). "Jarvis Jenkins: 'I Hurt My Defense'". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  10. ^ Tinsman, Brian (November 18, 2013). "Redskins-Eagles Monday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  11. ^ Tinsman, Brian (November 26, 2013). "Redskins-49ers Tuesday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  12. ^ Biggs, Brad (March 24, 2015). "Bears land defensive end Jarvis Jenkins". ChicagoTribune.com. Retrieved May 14, 2016. 
  13. ^ Cimini, Rich (March 16, 2016). "Rich get richer: Jets finalize deal with former Bears DE Jarvis Jenkins". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 16, 2016. 
  14. ^ Lange, Randy (November 9, 2016). "Devin Smith Activated, Ryan Clady Goes to IR". NewYorkJets.com. 
  15. ^ Jackson, Zac (November 14, 2016). "Chiefs sign Jarvis Jenkins". 
  16. ^ Gantt, Darin (March 22, 2017). "Chiefs bring back defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. 
  17. ^ "Jarvis Jenkins Stats". ESPN. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 

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