Jonathan Meeks

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Jonathan Meeks
Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1989-11-08) November 8, 1989 (age 28)
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Rock Hill (SC)
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 143
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Tackles: 31
Interceptions: 0
Passes defensed: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jonathan Meeks (born November 8, 1989) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Clemson University and was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

High school[edit]

Meeks attended Rock Hill High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina where he played quarterback and free safety as a senior. He had 896 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns, and 612 passing yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, he recorded 69 tackles and two interceptions. He spent one semester at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia following high school, in order to raise his necessary test scores for NCAA standards.

He was rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career[edit]

While attending Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, Meeks played for the Clemson Tigers football team from 2009 to 2012.

Professional career[edit]

He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round, 143rd overall, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[2]

Expected to back up Aaron Williams at SS with Duke Williams, who was also drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was injured while playing against Cincinnati Bengals in Week 4 and was placed on the injured reserve designated to return list.[3] He was released by the Bills on September 5, 2015.[4] On September 6, 2015, the Bills signed Meeks to their practice squad.[5] On September 23, 2015, Meeks was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad.[6]

NFL statistics[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2013 BUF 8 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 BUF 12 12 8 4 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 BUF 16 0 12 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Career 36 31 22 9 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonathan Meeks - Yahoo Sports
  2. ^ Meeks drafted by Bills in the 5th Round
  3. ^ Bills placed S Jonathan Meeks on injured reserve/designated
  4. ^ Orr, Conor (September 5, 2015). "Buffalo Bills release QB Matt Cassel". NFL.com. Retrieved September 14, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Bills add C Gabe Ikard to 53-man roster; Five signed to practice squad". BuffaloBills.com. September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 14, 2015. 
  6. ^ Brown, Chris (September 23, 2015). "Jonathan Meeks added to 53-man roster". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/15956/jonathan-meeks

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