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Mike DeVito
No. 70     New York Jets
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: June 10, 1984 (1984-06-10) (age 25)
Place of birth: New York, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Maine
Undrafted in 2007
Debuted in 2007 for the New York Jets
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Atlantic 10 (2006)
  • Second-team All-Atlantic 10 (2005)
Stats at NFL.com

Mike DeVito (born June 10, 1984) is an American football Nose tackle and Defensive end for the New York Jets. He played college football at The University of Maine. DeVito resides in Wellfleet, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

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Early career

He attended Nauset Regional High School in North Eastham, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the Class of 2002 playing tight end and defensive end.

College career

DeVito finished career at Maine with 112 total tackles and 16 sacks and was team captain his senior season. He earned All-Atlantic 10 honors as NT for the second time after finishing the 2006 with 28 tackles and 7 sacks. In 2005 he was named to the Second-Team All-Atlantic 10 after starting all 11 games at one of the defensive tackle spots recorded 34 tackles (20 solo), a team-leading 12.0 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, forced one fumble and recovered another. In 2004 he started all 11 games at nose tackle and made 35 tackles (16 solo) and 2.5 tackles for loss, and recorded a sack. In 2003 as a redshirt freshman he played in 10 games, with 15 total tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and one interception.

Professional career

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Pre-draft

Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-3 ** 298 ** 4.87 ** X X 4.53** 7.50** 33" ** 9'00" ** 31* ** X
* represents NFL Combine **represents Maine Pro Day"X" Denotes "No Data" or "Did Not Participate"

New York Jets

He signed as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2007, and won a roster spot over established veterans Bobby Hamilton and Kimo Von Oelhoffen. In 2007 he notched career-high three tackles with career-high two solos in Week 17 and recorded two tackles in Week 11 at DAL. He made his NFL debut and assisted on first career tackle in Week 8 vs. BUF.

2009 Season

DeVito racked up 28 tackles in the season.


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