Tommy Bohanon

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Tommy Bohanon
No. 40 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Born: (1990-09-10) September 10, 1990 (age 27)
Cape Coral, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: North Fort Myers (FL)
College: Wake Forest
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 215
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Rushing yards: 72
Average: 3.0
Rushing touchdowns: 2
Receptions: 23
Receiving yards: 198
Receiving touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Thomas Grant Bohanon[1] (born September 10, 1990) is an American football fullback and special teamer for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wake Forest. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round, 215th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Bohanon attended North Fort Myers high school in North Fort Myers, Florida. He earned all-district, all-conference and all-area honors in each of his final three years of high school.[2] He was selected as named MVP of the Carrigan All-Star Football Classic in December 2008.[2]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Tommy Bohanon
Fullback
North Fort Myers, Florida North Fort Myers High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 4.7 Jul 1, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 18 (FB)   Rivals: -- National, 13 (FB), -- (Fla)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

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College career[edit]

He played college football at Wake Forest as a starting fullback. He finished his collegiate career with a total of 51 receptions, 405 receiving yards, seven receiving touchdowns, 160 rushing yards, and three career rushing touchdowns.[3]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

2013 season[edit]

Bohanon was selected by the New York Jets in the seventh round with the 215th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.[4][5][6] On May 10, 2013, He signed a four-year deal with the team. Bohanon was the starting fullback for the New York Jets during the whole 2013 season, in which they surprised many with an 8-8 record despite not making the playoffs. Bohanon finished with 17 carries for 62 yards as well as 11 receptions for 69 yards. He also returned one kickoff for 15 yards. Bohanon gave the Jets a reliable receiver out of the backfield and a good short yardage back.

2014 season[edit]

In Week 4 against the Detroit Lions, Bohanon suffered a broken collar bone, which required surgery, and forced him to the shelf for the remainder of the 2014 year. In four games, Bohanon ran for three yards and recorded 30 receiving yards.

2015 season[edit]

Bohanon was the starting fullback for the Jets in 2015. He was the lead blocker to help Chris Ivory become the AFC's leading rusher with 1,070 rushing yards.

2016 season[edit]

On September 3, 2016, Bohanon was released by the Jets as part of final roster cuts.[7]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On April 17, 2017, Bohanon signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, reuniting him with former Jets' teammate Chris Ivory.[8]

2017 season[edit]

On September 10, in the 29–7 season opening victory over the Houston Texans, Bohanon recorded his first career touchdown on a one-yard pass from quarterback Blake Bortles.[9]

On December 17, in the 45–7 victory over the Houston Texans, Bohanon recorded two rushing touchdowns, taking the ball in each time from the one-yard line.[10]

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Thomas and Audrey Bohanon.[2] He majored in communications at Wake Forest.[2] Bohanon is married to his high school sweetheart Katie.

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