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Mike Jenkins
CB #24
Height:
5-10
Weight:
197
College:
South Florida
Hometown:
Bradenton, FL
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 101 244 221 23 0 0 54 10 1 22 -- 23
2015 TB 14 17 16 1 0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 OAK 15 65 57 8 0 -- 6 2 0 0 -- 0
2012 DAL 13 14 10 4 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 12 24 22 2 0 -- 8 1 0 3 3 3
2010 DAL 16 55 51 4 0 -- 9 1 0 -4 -4 -4
2009 DAL 16 49 45 4 0 -- 19 5 0 0 -- 0
2008 DAL 14 19 19 0 0 0 4 1 1 23 23 23

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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 87 career games, with 63 starts, recording 253 tackles, 51 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 Pro Bowl following the 2009 season, 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).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made Buccaneers debut in season opener vs. Carolina (9/7) and logged one tackle.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on Wednesday, September 11.

COMMUNITY:

  • Served Thanksgiving meals at Metroplex Salvation Army in 2011.
  • Participated in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Christmas program.
  • Involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas.

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 87 career games, with 63 starts, recording 253 tackles, 51 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 Pro Bowl following the 2009 season, 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).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made Buccaneers debut in season opener vs. Carolina (9/7) and logged one tackle.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on Wednesday, September 11.

COMMUNITY:

  • Served Thanksgiving meals at Metroplex Salvation Army in 2011.
  • Participated in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Christmas program.
  • Involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas.

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.
 

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