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Jasper Brinkley
ILB #52
Height:
6-1
Weight:
252
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 63 174 131 43 0 0 4 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 ARI 15 27 23 4 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 16 99 63 36 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 17 15 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 31 30 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 63 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ARI 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

NoteCARDS

  • Signed a two-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/14/13 as an unrestricted free agent after spending his first four seasons in the NFL with Minnesota.
  • Started 15 games in 2012 as a member of the Vikings and established career highs with 117 tackles, three forced fumbles, and four passes defensed.
  • Has a twin brother, Casper, and the two played together at South Carolina.

NoteCARDS

  • Signed a two-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/14/13 as an unrestricted free agent after spending his first four seasons in the NFL with Minnesota.
  • Started 15 games in 2012 as a member of the Vikings and established career highs with 117 tackles, three forced fumbles, and four passes defensed.
  • Has a twin brother, Casper, and the two played together at South Carolina.

Pro Career:

Originally drafted by the Vikings in the fifth-round (150th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. Signed a two-year contract with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent on 3/14/13.

2012: Returned after missing previous season with a hip injury to play in all 16 games with 15 starts … ranked third on the team with a career-high 117 tackles and second with three forced fumbles … had five games with 10 or more tackles … collected seven tackles in season opener vs. Jax (9/9) … set a career high with 13 tackles @ Det (9/30) … had his first career forced fumble and pass defensed vs. Ten (10/7) … recorded 11 tackles @ Sea (11/4) … totaled seven tackles, including one for loss vs. Det (11/11) … matched his career best with 13 tackles and set a career high with 10 solo tackles @ Chi (11/25); also had a forced fumble … collected 10 tackles, including one for loss @ GB (12/2) … equaled career highs with 13 tackles and 10 solo tackles and established a career best with three passes defensed vs. Chi (12/9); marked his third consecutive game with double-digit tackles … had five tackles and a forced fumble @ Hou (12/23) … recorded two tackles in playoff-clinching win vs. GB (12/30) … totaled five tackles in Wild Card Playoff @ GB (1/5/13).

2011: After suffering a hip injury during preseason, was placed on injured reserve on 9/1.

2010: Played in all 16 games and finished second on the team with 17 special teams tackles … also had six tackles on defense … equaled a career high with three special teams tackles vs. Dal (10/17) … recorded a season-high five tackles vs. GB (11/21) … had one tackle vs. Buf (12/5).                                                                                                                                 

2009: Appeared in all 16 games and both postseason games as a rookie … played mostly on special teams before taking over as starter at MLB for the final four games of the regular season after EJ Henderson suffered season-ending injury … finished the season with 32 tackles and 12 special teams tackles … set a career high with three special teams tackles vs. Bal (10/18) … made his first career start vs. Cin (12/13) … recorded 10 tackles in consecutive primetime games @ Car (12/20) and @ Chi (12/28) … saw action in Divisional Playoff win vs. Dal (1/17/10), helping hold the Cowboys to three points, a Vikings franchise record for fewest points allowed in a playoff game … played in NFC Championship Game @ NO (1/24/10) as Vikings held the NFL’s top-ranked offense to just 257 total yards … totaled 10 tackles and one special teams tackle in two playoff games.

College:

Started all 30 games he played at South Carolina from 2006-08 … earned second-team All-SEC honors as a senior in ’08 after ranking third on the team in tackles … had 11 tackles against Iowa in Outback Bowl in the final game of his college career … was a preseason first-team All-SEC choice in 2007, but played in only four games before suffering season-ending knee injury … started all 13 games and was the team’s leading tackler in ’06, his first season with the Gamecocks … began his collegiate career at Georgia Military College from 2004-05 … was honored as the team MVP in both seasons.

Personal:

Attended Thomson (GA) High School where he earned All-State honors … also a standout basketball and baseball player … played with his twin brother, Casper, in high school, at Georgia Military College, and at South Carolina … Casper signed with the Carolina Panthers as a rookie free agent in 2008 and spent most of the 2008 season on the Panthers practice squad … aspires to a career in high school coaching when his playing career is over … earned degree in African-American Studies, graduating during the 2011 offseason.

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