The Full Wiki

Jason Babin: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jason Babin
No. –     Free agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: May 24, 1980 (1980-05-24) (age 29)
Place of birth: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
College: Western Michigan
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27
Debuted in 2004 for the Houston Texans
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-MAC (2002–2003)
  • 2× MAC Defensive P.O.Y. (2002–2003)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Tackles     172
Sacks     17.5
Forced fumbles     2
Stats at

Jason Thomas Babin (born May 24, 1980 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Michigan.

Babin is expected to sign an offer sheet with the Tennessee Titans.[1]

Babin has also played for the Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles.


Early years

Babin attended Paw Paw High School and lettered in football and wrestling. In football, he was a two-time team Defensive MVP, and was an All-Kalamazoo Valley Association first team choice as a senior. In wrestling, he was the state champion as a senior. Babin came back from a broken leg his senior year, playing in the last 3 games and earning a scholarship from Western Michigan University.

College career

Babin attended Western Michigan University and finished his college football career with 38 sacks, 299 tackles, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Babin Started 25 of 47 games at WMU, setting Broncos’ career marks in sacks (38) and tackles for loss (75). Babin also had two passes defended, blocked three punts and had three receptions for 55 yards.

Babin started all 12 games at left defensive end as a senior, earning First-team All-America honors from The NFL Draft Report and College Sports Report and added Second-team honors from Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News and College Football News. He was a First-team All-Mid-American Conference selection and league’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, in addition to being team captain and team MVP. As a senior he made 115 tackles and matched his career-high with 15 sacks and made 33 tackles behind the line of scrimmage. As a junior he started all 12 games and made 94 tackles (26 for loss), 15 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed. Babin also blocked two punts and caught three passes for 35 yards. He made 56 tackles (13 for loss) as a sophomore, plus a team-leading seven sacks and two forced fumbles. As a freshman, Babin played in all 12 games, collected 34 tackles and was the only true freshman to earn a letter.

Professional career



Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-2⅝ * 260 lb * 4.58 ** 1.62 * 2.62 * 4.14 * 7.03 * 34" * 10'01" ** 28 * X

(* represents NFL Combine; **represents Western Michigan Pro Day) [2]

Houston Texans

Babin was drafted by Houston Texans in first round (27th pick overall) of 2004 NFL Draft. He was signed to a five-year $6 million contract by Texans on June 26, 2004.[3] He played 16 games in his rookie season for Houston, making 63 tackles and 4 sacks. In 2005, he played in 12 games, and made 35 tackles. He matched his 2004 sack mark with four and also forced two fumbles. In 2006, he played 15 games, getting 26 tackles and a career-high five sacks.

Seattle Seahawks

On September 1, 2007, Babin was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks from the Houston Texans in exchange for safety Michael Boulware. He was released by the Seahawks on September 17, 2008 after the team acquired wide receiver Keary Colbert from the Denver Broncos.

Kansas City Chiefs

Babin was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on November 12, 2008, after defensive end Brian Johnston was placed on injured reserve. After the 2008 season, Babin became a free agent.

Philadelphia Eagles

Babin with the Eagles in 2009.

Babin was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 4, 2009.


External links


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address