Jonathon Amaya

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Jonathon Amaya
No. -- Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-25) November 25, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Glendora, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Diamond Bar (CA)
College: Nevada
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles: 37
Forced Fumbles: 1
Interceptions: 0
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Jonathon Daniel Amaya (born November 25, 1988) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and has also played for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Nevada.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dolphins on April 30, 2010, but was cut during training camp and added to the practice squad. On October 30, he was signed to the active roster.[1] He made 10 appearances, recording 15 tackles on special teams.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On July 28, 2011, he was traded to the New Orleans Saints in the Reggie Bush trade.[2] He appeared in all 16 games for the Saints, recording 14 tackles and a forced fumble.

Second stint with the Miami Dolphins[edit]

On September 25, 2012, Amaya returned to the Miami Dolphins.[3]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On March 27, 2013, Amaya signed a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals.[4] He was released on August 30, 2013

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Amaya was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 11, 2014. He was released on August 30, 2014.[5]


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