Jason Babin

Infobox NFLactive

currentteam=Free Agent
currentposition=Defensive end
birthdate=birth date and age|1980|5|24
birthplace=Kalamazoo, Michigan
debutteam=Houston Texans
college=Western Michigan
* Houston Texans (2004-2006)
* Seattle Seahawks (2007-2008)
* No notable achievements

Jason Thomas Babin (born May 24, 1980 in city-state|Kalamazoo|Michigan) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans 27th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Michigan.

Babin has also played for the Seattle Seahawks.

Early years

Babin attended Paw Paw High School and lettered in football and wrestling. In football, he was a two-time team Defensive MVP, and was an All-Kalamazoo Valley Association first team choice as a senior. In wrestling, he was the state champion as a senior. Babin came back from a broken leg his senior year, playing in the last 3 games and earning a scholarship from Western Michigan University.

College career

Babin attended Western Michigan University and finished his college football career with 38 sacks, 299 tackles, eight forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. He was the first player ever from Western Michigan University to be drafted in the first round.

Professional career

Houston Texans

Babin played 16 games in his rookie season for Houston. He gained 63 tackles and 4 sacks for a mediocre rookie season. In 2005, he only played in 12 games, and only got 35 tackles. However, he matched his 2004 sack mark with four, and also forced two fumbles. In 2006, he played 15 games, getting 26 tackles and a career high five sacks.

eattle Seahawks

On September 1, 2007, Babin was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks from the Houston Texans in exchange for safety Michael Boulware. He was released by the Seahawks on September 17, 2008 after the team acquired wide receiver Keary Colbert from the Denver Broncos.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Babin — may refer to:; Places * Babín, village and municipality in Slovakia * Babin, Lublin Voivodeship (east Poland) * Babin, Lower Silesian Voivodeship (south west Poland) * Szczecin Babin, neighborhood in the city of Szczecin, Poland;People * Jason… …   Wikipedia

  • Dunta Robinson — No. 23     Atlanta Falcons Cornerback Personal information Date of birth: April 11, 1982 (1982 04 11) (age 29) Plac …   Wikipedia

  • List of current NFL team rosters — The following is a list of current National Football League (NFL) team rosters: Roster status key Notation Corresponding roster designation IR Reserve/Injured Waived/Injured Waived/Injured Injured Practice Squad/Injured Active/PUP… …   Wikipedia

  • Mike Patterson (American football) — Mike Patterson No. 98     Philadelphia Eagles Defensive tackle Personal information Date of birth: September 1, 1983 (1983 09 01) (age 28) …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Vick — Vick during a post game interview in September 2009 …   Wikipedia

  • List of people from Michigan — A list of notable people from the U.S. state of Michigan. Bolding indicates places in Michigan. People from Michigan are sometimes referred to as Michiganders, Michiganians, or more rarely as Michiganites. Actors, entertainers and… …   Wikipedia

  • Larry Fitzgerald — Fitzgerald in 2006 No. 11     Arizona Cardinals Wide receiver Personal information …   Wikipedia

  • Nnamdi Asomugha — Asomugha at the 2009 OWIN Fundraising event No. 24     Philadelphia Eagles Cornerback Persona …   Wikipedia

  • List of Houston Texans players — This is a list of American football players who have played for the Houston Texans in the National Football League (NFL). It includes players that have played at least one match in the NFL regular season. The Houston Texans franchise was… …   Wikipedia

  • Chas Henry — No. 8     Philadelphia Eagles Punter Personal information Date of birth: January 6, 1989 (1989 01 06) (age 22) …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.