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Player Bio

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Will Blackmon
DB #24
Height:
6-0
Weight:
204
Age:
29
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Providence, R.I.
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
40
SCK
1.0
FF
2
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 89 72 17 1.0 0 12 1 1 -- 1 0 4 6
2013 JAC 15 8 40 30 10 1.0 0 11 1 1 1 1 0 2 1
2011 NYG 6 0 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 NYG 5 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 GB 3 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 GB 16 1 35 30 5 0.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 4
2007 GB 9 1 4 4 0 0.0 0 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 GB 4 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 KC L 2-28 1 1 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @OAK L 9-19 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @SEA L 17-45 7 4 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 IND L 3-37 3 3 0 -- -- 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 --
5 @STL L 20-34 1 1 0 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @DEN L 19-35 6 4 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
7 SD L 6-24 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 SF L 10-42 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @TEN W 29-27 1 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
11 ARI L 14-27 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @HOU W 13-6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @CLE W 32-28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 HOU W 27-20 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 BUF L 20-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 TEN L 16-20 5 5 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @IND L 10-30 5 4 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Seventh-year pro sees action at CB and also as return specialist … Has played in 44 career games with two starts and produced 25 tackles (22 solo), five fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and two passes defensed … Added 68 punt returns for 9.3-yard average and 81 kickoff returns for 20.7-yard average … Has also spent time with Green Bay, the New York Giants and Seattle … Has three career punt returns for TDs … In 2008, he became only the fourth player in Packers history to return multiple punts for TDs in the same season … Scored his first two NFL TDs in the same game in 2007, returning a punt 57 yards and recovering a fumble on a punt return on Dec. 9 vs. Oakland … Three-year letterman at Boston College.

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Green Bay in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2006 draft … Waived on 9/5/10 … Signed as free agent by the New York Giants on 10/28/10 … Waived on 1/1/11… Signed as free agent by the New York Giants on 11/23/11 … Signed as unrestricted free agent by Seattle on 2/13/13 … Released on 8/27/13 … Signed as free agent by Jacksonville on 8/28/13.

PRO: Seventh-year pro sees action at CB and also as return specialist … Has played in 44 career games with two starts and produced 25 tackles (22 solo), fi ve fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and
two passes defensed … Added 68 punt returns for 9.3-yard average and 81 kickoff returns for 20.7-yard average … Has also spent time with Green Bay, the New York Giants and Seattle … Has three career
punt returns for TDs … In 2008, he became only the fourth player in Packers history to return multiple punts for TDs in the same season … Scored his first two NFL TDs in the same game in 2007, returning a
punt 57 yards and recovering a fumble on a punt return on Dec. 9 vs. Oakland … Three-year letterman at Boston College.

2013: Updated stats

2012: After being released by the Giants on 03/13/12, played for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League.

2011: Saw action in six games … Registered two solo tackles on 12/4 vs. GB … Made one special teams tackle on 12/11 at DAL and on 12/24 at NYJ and made two special teams tackles on 1/1 vs. DAL
… Played in all four postseason games and was a member of the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants.

2010: Saw action in fi ve games and totaled one solo tackle and one special teams tackle.

2009: Was active for three games, 9/20 vs. CIN, 9/27 at STL and 10/5 at MIN.

2008: Saw action in all 16 games and made one start … Made four tackles (three solo) on 9/14 at DET … Registered three special teams tackles on 9/21 vs. DAL … Started at CB and recorded four solo
tackles 10/19 vs. IND … Recorded a season-high four special teams tackles on 12/22 at CHI.

2007: Was active for nine games … Recovered a fumble on 12/9 vs. OAK … Recorded one pass defense on 12/16 at STL … Started at LCB and recorded one tackle and one special teams tackle on 12/30
vs. DET.

2006: Was active for four games, on 10/22 at MIA, on 10/29 vs. ARI, on 11/5 at BUF, on 11/12 at MIN.

COLLEGE: Three-year letterman (2003-05) at Boston College … Played in 48 games, including 34 starts ... Spent first three years at cornerback (22 starts) before switching to wide receiver as a senior and proceeded to lead team in catches and receiving yards … Earned all-conference distinction final three seasons … Finished career with 141 tackles, eight interceptions, 22 passes broken up, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries … Recorded 3,995 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns as a WR and return specialist … Fell just 222 yards shy of the NCAA Division I-A kickoff-return yardage record, a mark set by Tulane’s Jeff Liggon (1993-96) … Also established a number of school records, including career kickoff-return yardage (2,700), career kickoff returns (110), single-season kickoff-return yardage (922) and single-season kickoff returns (36) … Started all 12 games at wide receiver as a senior but saw action on both sides of the ball … Earned All-ACC second-team honors at WR and led team in receptions (51) and receiving yards (763); his four TD catches ranked second on the team … Returned 22 kickoffs for 489 yards (22.2-yard average) and 15 punts for 132 yards (8.8-yard average). In the MPC Computers Bowl vs. Boise State had fi ve receptions for 144 yards, including a 35-yard TD reception … Played in all 12 games as a junior, starting nine at cornerback, and became fi rst player in school history to return both a punt and kickoff for a TD in the same season becoming a second-team All-Big East selection ... Started all 13 games at cornerback as a sophomore and earned second-team All-Big East honors … Saw action in 11 games as a freshman, posting 29 tackles (22 solo), one INT among two passes broken up, one forced fumble and a recovered fumble … Earned B.A. in English.

PERSONAL: Earned 2001 All-America first team honors from USA Today, ESPN.com, SuperPrep and PrepStar as a senior at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, R.I., which retired his No. 27 in 2008 … Three-year letterman was selected to participate in the 2002 U.S. Army All-American Game played at San Antonio’s Alamodome … Named Gatorade Rhode Island Player of the Year after his senior season, in which he rushed for 1,618 yards and 24 TDs … Also had 100 tackles and three INTs. Chosen as the top player in New England by SuperPrep and PrepStar … A two-time all-state and three-time allcity honoree … Lettered in track three years, winning the 100-meter dash in the Rhode Island state meet (10.87) … Twitter handle is @WillBlackmon.

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