Jordan Lucas

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Jordan A. Lucas
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Lucas in the 2019 NFL season
No. 24 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1993-08-02) August 2, 1993 (age 26)
New Rochelle, New York
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:New Rochelle (NY)
Worcester (MA)
College:Penn State
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 204
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2019
Total tackles:47
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:3
Interceptions:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jordan A. Lucas (born August 2, 1993) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State University. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

High School[edit]

Lucas played at New Rochelle High School for coach Lou DiRienzo and then played one season at Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts. While at Worcester Academy, Lucas played defensive back and running back for coach David Dykeman and was selected the AA South Section Back of the Year as a senior.[1]

Lucas was rated as a three-star prospect by both Scout and Rivals coming out of high school.

College career[edit]

Lucas played at Penn State from 2012 to 2015 playing both cornerback and safety. He started out on defense and special teams as one of only six true freshmen in 2012. He played primarily at the cornerback position from 2013-2014 during his sophomore and junior seasons before switching to play safety for his senior season in 2015. His senior season was cut short due to injury. During his career he had 181 tackles, 3 interceptions, 11 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

NCAA career statistics
Penn State Nittany Lions
Season Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Tot Solo Asst Loss Sck Int YDS Avg Lng TD PD FF
2012 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 12 11 65 45 20 4.5 1.0 3 37 12.3 0 0 13 2
2014 13 13 59 39 20 4.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2015 9 9 56 34 22 2.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Totals 35 33 181 119 62 11 4 3 37 12.3 0 0 25 2

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Lucas was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round with the 204th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.[3][4] He played in eight games as a rookie recording two tackles.

On September 2, 2017, Lucas was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[5][6] He was promoted to the active roster on October 3, 2017.[7]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On August 31, 2018, Lucas was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs for a 2020 seventh-round draft pick.[8] Lucas, who became an restricted free agent following the end of the season, received an original round tender. On April 15, 2019, he officially signed the one-year $1.323 million tender [9] Lucas won Super Bowl LIV with the Chiefs after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jordan Lucas Bio :: Penn State :: Official Athletic Site". Official Athletic Site :: Penn State Football. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on August 10, 2018. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Jordan Lucas stats
  3. ^ Poupart, Alain (April 30, 2016). "Dolphins Select Lucas In Sixth Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jordan Lucas Draft Profile". NFL.com.
  5. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2017.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Sign 8 To Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. September 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. October 3, 2017.
  8. ^ Florio, Mike (August 31, 2018). "Dolphins trade safety Jordan Lucas to the Chiefs". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  9. ^ Goldman, Charles (April 16, 2019). "Jordan Lucas, Justin Hamilton and Harrison Butker sign one-year tenders". USA Today. Retrieved June 4, 2019.