Jonathan Freeny

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Jonathan Freeny
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Freeny with the Miami Dolphins in 2011
No. 55 New England Patriots
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-15) June 15, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Margate, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Coconut Creek (FL)
College: Rutgers
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 92
Sacks: 2.0
Forced fumbles: 1
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Jonathan Freeny (born June 15, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the New England Patriots. He played college football at Rutgers.[1]

College career[edit]

Freeny chose to accept a scholarship to Rutgers University due to then head coach Greg Schiano's connections to South Florida from his time with the University of Miami.[2] Freeny would play 46 games at Rutgers and primarily played at defensive end and linebacker.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Freeny signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted college free agent on July 28, 2011. Freeny spent the 2011 season on the Dolphins practice squad but then spent the following 3 seasons on the Dolphins active roster. At the end of the 2014 season Freeny became a restricted free agent but was not tendered a contract by Miami and therefore became an unrestricted free agent.[4]

New England Patriots[edit]

On March 12, 2015, Freeny signed with the Patriots. On September 24, 2015, the Patriots extended Freeny's contract through 2016.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Freeny is distant cousins with Dwight Freeney.[6]


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