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Mike Jenkins
CB #24
Height:
5-10
Weight:
197
Age:
29
College:
South Florida
Hometown:
Bradenton, FL
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
0
SCK
--
FF
--
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 226 204 22 0.0 0 49 10 22 -- 23 1 2 1
2013 OAK 15 15 65 57 8 0.0 -- 6 2 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2012 DAL 13 2 14 10 4 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 DAL 12 12 24 22 2 0.0 -- 8 1 3 3 3 0 0 --
2010 DAL 16 16 55 51 4 0.0 -- 9 1 -4 -4 -4 0 1 --
2009 DAL 16 15 49 45 4 0.0 -- 19 5 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2008 DAL 14 3 19 19 0 0.0 0 4 1 23 23 23 1 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 20, 2014 as an unrestricted free agent from Oakland.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:                                                          

  • Originally entered the NFL as a first-round pick, (25th overall) of the Dallas Cowboys in the 2008 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 86 career games, with 63 starts, recording 252 tackles, 65 passes defensed, 10 interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
  • Has played in two postseason games, tallying six passes defensed, two tackles and one interception.
  • Spent five seasons in Dallas (2008-12) and one season in Oakland (2013) before joining Tampa Bay.
  • Selected to the 2009 Pro Bowl, recording a career-best five interceptions and 23 passes defensed.
  • Grabbed first career interception at New York Giants (11/2/08), returning it 23 yards for a touchdown.
  • Made first career start at St. Louis (10/19/08).
  • Made NFL debut at Cleveland (9/7/08).

                                                                                                                                                                             

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started all 15 games he played in, totaling 75 tackles, eight passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Tied for the team lead with two interceptions.
  • Recorded six tackles and two passes defensed in a win against Jacksonville (9/15).
  • Collected his first fumble recovery of the year at Denver (9/23), returning it 20 yards, helping set up a Raiders touchdown. Also added eight tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Notched his first interception of the season against Pittsburgh (10/27), also contributing five tackles and two passes defensed.
  • Registered a career-high ten tackles in a victory at Houston (11/17).
  • Nabbed his second interception of the year at San Diego (12/22), intercepting a Philip Rivers pass at the Raiders 10-yard line.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Started 40-of-48 games at South Florida (2004-07), totaling 133 tackles, six interceptions, five forced fumbles and a school-record 47 passes defensed. Also returned kickoffs, scoring on a 100-yard return as a senior.
  • As a senior, earned All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association, as well as All-Big East honors.
  • A Thorpe Award candidate his senior season, he started all 13 games, setting career highs in tackles (41) and interceptions (three), while adding 12 passes defensed.
  • Started 12-of-13 games his junior season, tallying a career-best 15 passes defensed. Also had one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • In 2005, started all 12 games, collecting 38 tackles, five passes defensed. two interceptions and two forced fumbles
  • Played in 10 games as a freshman, with three starts, registering nine passes defensed.
  • Attended Southeast High School (Bradenton Florida).
  • A 2002 SuperPrep All-American, was also named Class 3A all-state and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Also lettered in track at Southeast.
  • Has a son, Mekhi.
  • His mother was a computer operator in the U.S. Army.
  • Born on March 22, 1985 in Neuenbürg, West Germany.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 20, 2014 as an unrestricted free agent from Oakland.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:                                                          

  • Originally entered the NFL as a first-round pick, (25th overall) of the Dallas Cowboys in the 2008 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 86 career games, with 63 starts, recording 252 tackles, 65 passes defensed, 10 interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
  • Has played in two postseason games, tallying six passes defensed, two tackles and one interception.
  • Spent five seasons in Dallas (2008-12) and one season in Oakland (2013) before joining Tampa Bay.
  • Selected to the 2009 Pro Bowl, recording a career-best five interceptions and 23 passes defensed.
  • Grabbed first career interception at New York Giants (11/2/08), returning it 23 yards for a touchdown.
  • Made first career start at St. Louis (10/19/08).
  • Made NFL debut at Cleveland (9/7/08).

                                                                                                                                                                             

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started all 15 games he played in, totaling 75 tackles, eight passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Tied for the team lead with two interceptions.
  • Recorded six tackles and two passes defensed in a win against Jacksonville (9/15).
  • Collected his first fumble recovery of the year at Denver (9/23), returning it 20 yards, helping set up a Raiders touchdown. Also added eight tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Notched his first interception of the season against Pittsburgh (10/27), also contributing five tackles and two passes defensed.
  • Registered a career-high ten tackles in a victory at Houston (11/17).
  • Nabbed his second interception of the year at San Diego (12/22), intercepting a Philip Rivers pass at the Raiders 10-yard line.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Started 40-of-48 games at South Florida (2004-07), totaling 133 tackles, six interceptions, five forced fumbles and a school-record 47 passes defensed. Also returned kickoffs, scoring on a 100-yard return as a senior.
  • As a senior, earned All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association, as well as All-Big East honors.
  • A Thorpe Award candidate his senior season, he started all 13 games, setting career highs in tackles (41) and interceptions (three), while adding 12 passes defensed.
  • Started 12-of-13 games his junior season, tallying a career-best 15 passes defensed. Also had one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • In 2005, started all 12 games, collecting 38 tackles, five passes defensed. two interceptions and two forced fumbles
  • Played in 10 games as a freshman, with three starts, registering nine passes defensed.
  • Attended Southeast High School (Bradenton Florida).
  • A 2002 SuperPrep All-American, was also named Class 3A all-state and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Also lettered in track at Southeast.
  • Has a son, Mekhi.
  • His mother was a computer operator in the U.S. Army.
  • Born on March 22, 1985 in Neuenbürg, West Germany.