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Cameron Jordan

Not to be confused with Jordan Cameron.
Cameron Jordan
Jordan in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 94     New Orleans Saints
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-10) July 10, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)Weight: 287 lb (130 kg)
Career information
High school: Chandler (AZ)
College: California
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
Debuted in 2011 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2013

Cameron Tyler Jordan (born July 10, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was selected by the Saints with the 24th pick in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Jordan was considered one of the top defensive lineman prospects for the 2011 Draft.[1] The son of former Minnesota Vikings tight end Steve Jordan, he played college football at California.

High school career

Jordan attended Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, where he played for the Chandler Wolves high school football team. He earned All-State honors his senior year after registering 85 tackles and 17.5 quarterback sacks. Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Jordan was listed as the #37 strongside defensive end of the class of 2007.[2]

College career

Jordan primarily played defensive end for the University of California at Berkeley. He was coached by head coach Jeff Tedford and Defensive coordinator, Bob Gregory. He played in 50 of 51 possible games and made 32 starts at Cal from 2007-10. Jordan achieved honorable mention All-American (Pro Football Weekly) and first-team All-Pac-10 choice as a senior in 2010 after two consecutive honorable mention All-Pac-10 campaigns in 2008 and 2009. He finished his collegiate career with 175 tackles, while adding 34.0 tackles for loss (-122 yards) and 16.5 sacks (-89 yards) to rank just outside the school's all-time top 10 in each of the latter two categories He also had one interception that he returned for three yards, five pass breakups, four forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries that he returned for a total of 41 yards and two touchdowns.[3]


Professional career

2011 NFL Draft

New Orleans Saints

Jordan was selected as the 24th overall pick in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints.[4]

On August 2, 2011, Jordan signed a four year, $7.7 million deal with the Saints.[5]

Personal

Jordan's father, Steve, played his entire 12-year NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings.[6]

References

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Pro-Football-Reference
  • California Golden Bears bio

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