|Date of birth:||August 13, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Nyack, New York|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||193 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Montvale (NJ) St. Joseph|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Jason McCourty (born August 13, 1987) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round, 203rd overall, in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers.
Jason McCourty started 3 years as a cornerback for Rutgers University where he majored in information technology. He ended his college career with 148 tackles, 2 interceptions, 20 pass breakups and finished second in the Big East in kickoff returns as a senior. His twin brother, Devin, started alongside him as a cornerback at Rutgers. McCourty graduated from Rutgers with a bachelor's degree in information technology.
McCourty was drafted in the 6th round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans, who signed him to a contract. He was the second player from Rutgers that the Tennessee Titans drafted after first-rounder Kenny Britt. McCourty made his first start on October 2 against the Jacksonville Jaguars in place of an injured Cortland Finnegan. McCourty made his first career interception against the New York Giants in Week 3 of the 2010 NFL Season.
Jason's identical twin brother, Devin McCourty, is a Pro Bowl safety who currently plays for the New England Patriots. He was a first round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and cites his brother's help and influence as one of the reasons he was selected in the first round. They are among one of only 12 sets of twins in NFL history and are one of three active sets of twins that currently play for the NFL.
In 2011, Devin and Jason appeared in a commercial for Palmer's Cocoa Butter.
Jason is married to Melissa McCourty and has had two children.
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