Ricky Jean Francois
Jean Francois with the Washington Redskins in 2015
|No. 95 Green Bay Packers|
|Date of birth:||November 23, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Miami, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||313 lb (142 kg)|
|High school:||Miami (FL) Carol City|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016|
Ricky Barkley Jean Francois (// JON-fran-SWAH; born November 23, 1986) is an American football defensive end for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft, and played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU). He has also played for the Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins.
As a member of the National Championship winning 2007 LSU Tigers football team, he was the defensive MVP of the 2008 BCS National Championship Game. Jean Francois was also a member of the LSU track & field team.
San Francisco 49ers
Jean Francois was selected on April 26, 2009 as a 7th round draft pick for the 49ers. He became famous among 49ers fans for his "Peanut Butter Jelly Dance".
On March 15, 2017, Jean Francois was released by the Redskins.
Green Bay Packers
- Wesseling, Chris (March 14, 2013). "Ricky Jean-Francois signs $22M contract with Colts". NFL.com. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
- Orr, Conor (February 23, 2015). "Indianapolis Colts release Ricky Jean Francois". nfl.com. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
- Jones, Mike (February 26, 2015). "Redskins sign DL Ricky Jean-Francois". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2015-02-26.
- Keim, John (March 15, 2017). "Redskins clear cap room by waiving DE Ricky Jean Francois". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- "Packers sign DT Jean Francois". Packers.com. March 24, 2017.
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