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Jayron Kearse
S #27
Height:
6-4
Weight:
215
Age:
23
College:
Clemson
Hometown:
Fort Myers, FL
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 6 4 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2016 MIN 16 1 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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BIOGRAPHY

• Nephew of former NFL standout DE Jevon Kearse. 

• Played on youth football teams in South Florida with future Clemson and Vikings teammate Mackensie Alexander.

OFF THE FIELD Related to former NFL players DE Jevon Kearse (uncle) and CB Phillip Buchanon (cousin), both 1st-round selections...Majored in communication studies at Clemson...Has a daughter, Ja’riah.

PRO Tallied 1 tackle in his 1st career start at Chicago (10/31/16)...Registered a career-high 6 tackles (1 solo) at Philadelphia (10/23/16)...Notched a special teams tackle in his NFL debut at Tennessee (9/11)...Selected in the 7th round (#244) of the 2016 NFL Draft after declaring after his junior year...Clemson’s 9 players drafted in 2016 trailed only Ohio State’s 12.

• Nephew of former NFL standout DE Jevon Kearse. 

• Played on youth football teams in South Florida with future Clemson and Vikings teammate Mackensie Alexander.

OFF THE FIELD Related to former NFL players DE Jevon Kearse (uncle) and CB Phillip Buchanon (cousin), both 1st-round selections...Majored in communication studies at Clemson...Has a daughter, Ja’riah.

PRO Tallied 1 tackle in his 1st career start at Chicago (10/31/16)...Registered a career-high 6 tackles (1 solo) at Philadelphia (10/23/16)...Notched a special teams tackle in his NFL debut at Tennessee (9/11)...Selected in the 7th round (#244) of the 2016 NFL Draft after declaring after his junior year...Clemson’s 9 players drafted in 2016 trailed only Ohio State’s 12.

2016 Saw action in all 16 games (1 start), totaling 7 tackles (1 solo) on defense and 6 stops (3 solo) and 1 FR on special teams...Tallied 1 special teams tackle and recovered a muffed punt, seeing limited action on defense, vs. Chicago (1/1/17)...Notched 1 special teams stop at Green Bay (12/24)...Tallied 1 special teams stop vs. Dallas (12/1)...Recorded 1 special teams tackle vs. Detroit (11/6)...Posted 1 tackle in his 1st career start at Chicago (10/31)...Subbed for an injured Andrew Sendejo and recorded his 1st career defensive statistics, 6 tackles (1 solo), at Philadelphia (10/23)...Posted 1 special teams tackle vs. Houston (10/9)...Tallied 1 special teams tackle in his NFL debut at Tennessee (9/11).

COLLEGE A 2-year starter at SS, appearing in 40 games with 29 starts at Clemson...Earned 1st-team All-American honors from the AP in 2015, totaling 87 tackles, 6.5 TFLs, 1 INT and 8 PBUs...Shared Player of the Game honors after setting a career-best with 3 TFLs vs. Georgia Tech (10/10/15)...Had 10 tackles in the Capital One Orange Bowl vs. Oklahoma (12/31/15)...Recorded 3 tackles in the National Championship Game against Alabama (1/11/16)...Had 67 tackles, 5 TFLs, 3.0 sacks, 2 INTs and 7 PBUs  in 2014...Collected 4 tackles and 1 INT at #1 Florida State (9/20/14)...Had 4 tackles and 1 FR in the Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Oklahoma (12/29/14)...Totaled 55 tackles, 0.5 TFLs and a career-high 4 INTs in 2013...Had 9 tackles and a key INT vs. Ohio State (1/13/14) in the Orange Bowl.

PREP Was rated the #16 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com...Named the area Defensive Player of the Year at South Fort Myers HS...Helped his team to an 11-2 record as a senior...Scored 10 total TDs on offense as a senior...Had 1,600 rushing yards and 17 TDs as a junior...Attended the same HS as Bills WR Sammy Watkins, who also played at Clemson...Played in the Offense-Defense Bowl in Houston.