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Jon Hand

Jon Hand
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Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-11-13) November 13, 1963
Place of birth: Sylacauga, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school: Sylacauga (AL)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Debuted in 1986 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
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Jon Thomas Hand (born November 13, 1963 in Sylacauga, Alabama) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft. A 6' 6", 280 lb (130 kg). defensive end from the University of Alabama, Hand played in nine NFL seasons, all with the Colts. During his playing days in Indianapolis, he started 110 of 121 career games. Was named to Pro Football Weekly's All-Rookie Team and led the team in sacks three times in 1988, 1989, and 1991. In 1989 Jon was 7th in the AFC in sacks with 10 and in 1988 he led his team with 5 sacks.

In 1985 at Alabama, Hand had 77 tackles, 7 tackles for losses, 4 broken up passes, 1 sack, 1 interception, a blocked field goal and caused 3 fumbles.[1] He was named to the The Sporting News' 1985 College Football All-America Team.


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