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Jarvis Jenkins

Jarvis Jenkins
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Jenkins with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017.
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1988-04-24) April 24, 1988 (age 31)
Clemson, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:D. W. Daniel
(Central, South Carolina)
College:Clemson
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2018

Jarvis Jenkins (born April 24, 1988) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University.

Early years

Jenkins attended D. W. Daniel High School in Central, South Carolina. He was named as an All-American by PrepStar as a senior where he had 79 tackles and four blocked kicks. He was named the South Carolina Coaches Association Upperstate AAA Lineman-of-the-Year, Daily Journal/Messenger Player-of-the-Year and was an AP All-State.

Jenkins was also a two-time All-region pick in basketball and was named All-region in the shot put (46-feet, 6-inches) and discus (111-feet, 10-inches).

Jenkins was rated as the 27th defensive tackle in the nation, and number one player in the state of South Carolina by Rivals.com. He was a member of the Rivals 250.

College career

He played college football at Clemson.

Professional career

2011 NFL Draft

He was considered one of the better defensive tackle prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
310 lb
(141 kg)
 in
(0.84 m)
 in
(0.24 m)
27 in
(0.69 m)
8 ft 7 in
(2.62 m)
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[2][3]

Washington Redskins

Jenkins with the Washington Redskins

Jenkins was selected ninth in the second round, 41st overall, by the Washington Redskins in the 2011 NFL Draft.[4] The Redskins signed Jenkins to a four-year, $4.783 million contract with a $1.978 million signing bonus on July 29, 2011.[5][6] Jenkins missed the entire 2011 season after tearing his ACL in a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, spending his entire rookie season on injured reserve.[7]

After seven months of rehabilitation, Jenkins was cleared to play on April 11, 2012.[8] He made his NFL debut in the 2012 season opener against the New Orleans Saints. After Adam Carriker was placed on injured reserve, Jenkins had his first career start in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals.[9]

On July 28, 2013, it was announced that Jenkins would be suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season due to violating the league's substance policy.[10] In Week 11, he recorded his first half a sack against the Philadelphia Eagles.[11] The following week, he recorded a full sack on quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers.[12]

Chicago Bears

On March 24, 2015, Jenkins signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears.[13] In fifteen starts, Jenkins recorded a career-best 32 tackles, four sacks and six tackles-for-loss.[14]

New York Jets

On March 16, 2016, Jenkins signed a two-year, $7 million deal with the New York Jets.[15] He was released by the Jets on November 9, 2016.[16]

Kansas City Chiefs

On November 14, 2016, Jenkins signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[17]

On March 22, 2017, Jenkins re-signed with the Chiefs.[18]

On March 14, 2018, Jenkins re-signed with the Chiefs.[19] He played in 12 games in 2018 before being waived by the Chiefs on December 7, 2018.[20]

Season statistics

Season Games Tackles Fumbles Interceptions Other
Year Team GP GS COMB SOLO AST SACK FF FR YDs TD INT YDs AVG LNG TD PD STF YDS
2012 WAS 16 14 25 11 14 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
2013 WAS 12 5 22 12 10 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 WAS 16 14 28 18 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
2015 CHI 15 15 32 22 10 4.0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
2016 NYJ 9 1 9 7 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
KC 7 0 5 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 KC 11 1 10 8 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Career 86 50 131 83 48 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 12

[21]

References

  1. ^ "Jarvis Jenkins - Clemson, DT : 2011 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". www.nfldraftscout.com.
  2. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles - Jarvis Jenkins". www.nfl.com.
  3. ^ "Jarvis Jenkins - Clemson, DT : 2011 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". www.nfldraftscout.com.
  4. ^ "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ Fitzgerald, Gary. "Redskins Sign All 12 Draft Picks Prior to Camp". redskins.com. Retrieved 2011.
  6. ^ Campbell, Rich (August 7, 2011). "A closer look at the Redskins' two biggest rookie contracts". The Washington Times. Retrieved 2012.
  7. ^ Jones, Mike (October 22, 2011). "Jarvis Jenkins continues recovery from knee surgery". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2011.
  8. ^ Jones, Mike (April 11, 2012). "Jarvis Jenkins cleared to play football". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012.
  9. ^ Walker, Andrew (September 19, 2012). "Jenkins, Jackson Ready For Regular Action". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2012.
  10. ^ Tinsman, Brian (July 27, 2013). "Jarvis Jenkins: 'I Hurt My Defense'". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013.
  11. ^ Tinsman, Brian (November 18, 2013). "Redskins-Eagles Monday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013.
  12. ^ Tinsman, Brian (November 26, 2013). "Redskins-49ers Tuesday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2013.
  13. ^ Biggs, Brad (March 24, 2015). "Bears land defensive end Jarvis Jenkins". ChicagoTribune.com. Retrieved 2016.
  14. ^ Mayer, Larry (February 9, 2016). "Focusing on Bears defensive line". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2016.
  15. ^ Cimini, Rich (March 16, 2016). "Rich get richer: Jets finalize deal with former Bears DE Jarvis Jenkins". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016.
  16. ^ Lange, Randy (November 9, 2016). "Devin Smith Activated, Ryan Clady Goes to IR". NewYorkJets.com.
  17. ^ Jackson, Zac (November 14, 2016). "Chiefs sign Jarvis Jenkins". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  18. ^ Gantt, Darin (March 22, 2017). "Chiefs bring back defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  19. ^ Gantt, Darin (March 14, 2018). "Chiefs hang onto Jarvis Jenkins". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  20. ^ Gantt, Darin (December 7, 2018). "Chiefs waive defensive end Jarvis Jenkins". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  21. ^ "Jarvis Jenkins Stats". ESPN. Retrieved 2015.

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