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Player Bio

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Jason Babin
DE #58
Height:
6-3
Weight:
267
College:
Western Michigan
Hometown:
Paw Paw, Mich.
Experience:
10
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 137 354 272 82 63.5 0 9 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 NYJ 7 7 3 4 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 16 40 31 9 7.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 5 11 7 4 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 PHI 11 26 21 5 5.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 PHI 16 40 35 5 18 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 16 58 44 14 12.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 12 16 11 5 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 7 31 25 6 2 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 HOU 15 26 19 7 5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2005 HOU 12 35 24 11 4 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2004 HOU 16 63 51 12 4 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 137 1 1 14 0 3 0 22 0 0 0 0
2014 NYJ 7 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 16 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 5 -- -- 2 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2012 PHI 11 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PHI 16 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 16 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 12 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2008 KC 7 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 HOU 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 HOU 12 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 HOU 16 -- -- 0 -- 2 -- 22 -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 137 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 NYJ 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 PHI 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 KC 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 HOU 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 HOU 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 HOU 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

10th-year pro is considered one of the NFL’s top pass rushers … Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2010-11) … Has played in 114 games with 74 starts and totaled 55.0 career sacks … Career totals include 402 tackles (267 solo), 11 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries … Has spent time with Houston (2004-06), Seattle (2007-08), Kansas City (2008), Tennessee (2010), Philadelphia (2009, 2011-12) and Jacksonville (2012) … Played in final five games for Jaguars in 2012 after he was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia on Nov. 28 … Tied for third in the NFL since 2010 with 37.5 sacks, trailing only DeMarcus Ware (46.5) and Jared Allen (45.0) … Has 13 career multi-sack games including three games with at least three sacks … Produced a career-high 18 sacks in 2011, the third-most in the NFL, and had 12.5 sacks in 2010 … Started first 11 games of 2012 season for Eagles and led team with 5.5 sacks including sacks in three of the last four games …

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Houston in the first round (27th overall) of the 2004 draft … Traded to Seattle on 9/1/07 … Waived on 9/18/08 … Signed by Kansas City on 11/12/08 … Signed by Philadelphia as an unrestricted free agent on 8/4/09 … Signed by Tennessee as an unrestricted free agent on 3/17/10 … Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent on 7/29/11 … Waived on 11/27/12 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 11/28/12.

PRO: 10th-year pro is considered one of the NFL’s top pass rushers … Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2010-11) … Has played in 114 games with 74 starts and totaled 55.0 career sacks … Career totals include 402 tackles (267 solo), 11 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries … Has spent time with Houston (2004-06), Seattle (2007-08), Kansas City (2008), Tennessee (2010), Philadelphia (2009, 2011-12) and Jacksonville (2012) … Played in final five games for Jaguars in 2012 after he was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia on Nov. 28 … Tied for third in the NFL since 2010 with 37.5 sacks, trailing only DeMarcus Ware (46.5) and Jared Allen (45.0) … Has 13 career multi-sack games including three games with at least three sacks … Produced a career-high 18 sacks in 2011, the third-most in the NFL, and had 12.5 sacks in 2010 … Started first 11 games of 2012 season for Eagles and led team with 5.5 sacks including sacks in three of the last four games …

2013: Updated stats

2012: Started first 11 games for Philadelphia before he was waived on Nov. 27 … Led Eagles in sacks with 5.5 and added 30 QB pressures, 32 tackles and one two forced fumbles … Was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Nov. 28 and totaled 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, four tackles for loss and eight QB pressures in five games … Sacked Brandon Weeden in season-opener on 9/9 at CLE and added six QB pressures and a forced fumble … Recorded 1.5 sacks of Kevin Kolb on 9/23 at ARI, his 13th career multi-sack game … Sacked and forced a fumble of Drew Brees on 11/5 at NO … Brought down Robert Griffin for a sack on 11/18 at WAS … Had a sack of Cam Newton on 11/26 vs. CAR, his third in the last four games … Made Jaguars debut on 12/2 at BUF and totaled five tackles and one tackle for loss … Started on 12/9 vs. NYJ and made three tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.  Had a sack/forced fumble/fumble recovery of Mark Sanchez in the second quarter … 12/16 at MIA: Forced a fumble on QB Ryan Tannehill on a half-sack in the second quarter and added three tackles … 12/23 vs. NE: Totaled four tackles and one tackle for loss along with six QB pressures … Finished season on 12/30 vs. TEN with two tackles and one tackle for loss …

2011: Started all 16 games and produced a career-high 18 sacks … His 18 sacks ranked third in the NFL and were the third-most in Eagles history behind Reggie White (21.0, 1987) and Clyde Simmons (19.0, 1992) … Earned second straight Pro Bowl selection and named second-team AP All-Pro …  Also led team in QB pressures (48) and forced fumbles (3) … Added 63 tackles (37 solo) … Opened season with two sacks of Sam Bradford on 9/11 at STL … Took down Eli Manning on 9/25 vs. NYG, combining with DE Trent Cole and DT Cullen Jenkins to become the first trio of Eagles players ever to have a sack in three straight games … Amassed a career-high 3.0 sacks of Alex Smith on 10/2 vs. SF, while also contributing six QB pressures and a forced fumble.  Marked first time in his career with a sack in four straight games … Had two sacks of Tony Romo on 10/30 vs. DAL … Stripped the ball from Eli Manning for his 10th sack of the season on 11/20 at NYG … Registered his second three-sack performance of the season on 12/11 at MIA and added a forced fumble of Matt Moore … Recorded his third three-sack game on 12/18 vs. NYJ, becoming only the 10th player in NFL history and first Eagle ever to have three or more sacks in back-to-back games …

2010: Started all 16 games for Tennessee and made first career Pro Bowl … Set career-highs in tackles (93), sacks (12.5) and forced fumbles (2) … His 12.5 sacks ranked third in the AFC and sixth in the NFL … Ranked second on the team with 10 tackles for loss … Opened season with a sack and forced fumble of Jason Campbell on 9/12 vs. OAK … Led team with 10 tackles including a sack of Dennis Dixon on 9/19 vs. PIT … Notched 1.5 sacks off Kyle Orton on 10/3 vs. DEN … Registered a sack of Philip Rivers on 10/31 at SD and Donovan McNabb on 11/21 vs. WAS … Dropped Matt Schaub for a sack on 11/28 at HOU and Peyton Manning on 12/9 vs. IND … Matched a career-high with two sacks of Schaub on 12/19 vs. HOU along with seven tackles, three QB pressures and a forced fumble … Amassed 11 tackles and a half sack on 12/26 at KC ...

2009: Appeared in 12 games for the Eagles … Finished with 20 tackles (13 solo) and 2.5 sacks … Notched at least a half sack in three consecutive games (10/26 at WAS, 11/1 vs. NYG and 11/8 vs. DAL) …

2008: Began season with Seattle where he played in the first two games before he was waived on Sept. 18 … Signed by Kansas City on Nov. 12 and played in seven games … Sacked Philip Rivers on 12/14 vs. SD and recorded a sack of Ryan Fitzpatrick on 12/28 at CIN

2007: Appeared in two games for Seattle …

2006: Saw action in 15 games with three starts for the Texans at LDE … Finished with 25 tackles and a then career-high five sacks … Registered a sack of Peyton Manning on 9/17 at IND … Tallied two sacks of David Garrard on 11/12 at JAX … Sacked Aaron Brooks for a 15-yard loss on 12/3 at OAK and took down Tom Brady on 12/17 at NE

2005: Played in 12 games with three starts at OLB … Totaled 45 tackles (29 solo), four sacks and two forced fumbles … Missed four games with a shoulder injury … Recorded his first two sacks of the season on 12/18 vs. ARI with sacks of Kurt Warner and John Navarre … Registered 13 tackles and two sacks of Alex Smith on 1/1 at SF

2004: Started all 16 games as a rookie at OLB … Totaled 76 tackles (51 solo), four sacks and two fumble recoveries … Recorded his first career sack on 9/12 at DET off Joey Harrington … Totaled five tackles and a sack of Daunte Culpepper on 10/10 vs. MIN … Led team with a  career-high 10 tackles on 11/28 vs. TEN … Racked up nine tackles and a sack of Chad Pennington on 12/5 at NYJ … Recorded first career fumble recovery on 12/19 at CHI off Chad Hutchinson … Made a sack of David Garrard and recovered a fumble on 12/26 at JAX.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 47 games with 25 starts at Western Michigan … Was first player in school history to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft … Finished his career with 38 sacks, 299 tackles, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … Set school career records for sacks and tackles for loss (75) … Two-time MAC Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-MAC selection … Posted 115 tackles, 15 sacks and 33 tackles for loss as a senior … Earned first-team All-America honors from The NFL Draft Report and College Sports Report … As a junior, totaled 94 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed … Posted 56 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and a team-high seven sacks as a sophomore … Only true freshman to letter for the Broncos after recording 34 tackles … Majored in criminal justice.

PERSONAL: Married (Sara) with two sons, Maddux Bo and Talan Davis …  Attended Paw Paw High School where he was a two-time defensive MVP … Missed his senior season with a broken leg … Also lettered in wrestling and won a state title … Plans to concentrate on real estate development when he retires … Twitter handle is @JasonBabin93 … Avid hunter … Owns and operates Babin Ranch, a cattle ranch that is situated on 435 heavily wooded acres in Center, Texas … Heavily involved with the Paw Paw Rocket Football League, a non-profit football organization located in his hometown that provides children with the opportunity to become involved in community football … Has a fan site, www.babinfanclub.com where he sells merchandise and holds various contests for fans.

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