Jason Trusnik

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Jason Trusnik
Jason Trusnik 2014.JPG
Trusnik during the 2014 NFL season.
No. 59 Minnesota Vikings
Position: Linebacker / special teamer
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-06-06) June 6, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Macedonia (OH) Nordonia
College: Ohio Northern
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 282
Sacks: 3.5
Pass deflections: 4
Stats at NFL.com

Jason Trusnik (born June 6, 1984) is an American football linebacker and special teamer for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Ohio Northern.

College career[edit]

Trusnik played college football at Ohio Northern. He was twice named a Division III All-American and twice named All-Ohio Athletic Conference. Additionally, he played in the Texas vs. The Nation Game for 'The Nation' team and was named a co-captain for Team USA in the Aztec Bowl.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jason Trusnik being blocked by Andy Alleman in a game against the Chiefs December 20, 2009.

Trusnik was traded from the New York Jets to the Cleveland Browns as part of the Braylon Edwards deal on October 7, 2009.[2] Trusnik was Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 3 of the 2009 NFL season.

On July 27, 2011, the Miami Dolphins signed Trusnik to a 2-year deal.[3]

On March 31, 2015, the Carolina Panthers signed Trusnik to a 1-year deal.[4] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[5]


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