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Jimmy Wilkerson
DE #99
Height:
6-2
Weight:
270
College:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Naples, Texas
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 119 179 142 37 14 0 8 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 NO 16 16 14 2 2 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 15 46 29 17 6 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 TB 16 23 22 1 5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 23 19 4 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 13 24 19 5 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2005 KC 16 22 20 2 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2004 KC 15 11 8 3 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 KC 12 14 11 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 119 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 NO 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 KC 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 KC 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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NFL CAREER – A versatile veteran lineman who can line up at end or tackle, Wilkerson joined the Saints in 2010 and posted 43 tackles (19 solo) and two sacks as a member of the defensive line rotation. The eight-year veteran was originally a sixth round draft choice of Kansas City in 2003 and played for Tampa Bay from 2008-09 before coming to New Orleans. In 119 career appearances – 21 starts – the former Oklahoma standout has notched 234 tackles with 14 sacks, 10 pass defenses, four forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and 48 tackles on special teams.

NFL CAREER – A versatile veteran lineman who can line up at end or tackle, Wilkerson joined the Saints in 2010 and posted 43 tackles (19 solo) and two sacks as a member of the defensive line rotation. The eight-year veteran was originally a sixth round draft choice of Kansas City in 2003 and played for Tampa Bay from 2008-09 before coming to New Orleans. In 119 career appearances – 21 starts – the former Oklahoma standout has notched 234 tackles with 14 sacks, 10 pass defenses, four forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and 48 tackles on special teams.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by Saints to a one-year contract (UFA-TB), 4/21/10; Placed on injured reserve by Tampa Bay, 12/28/09; Signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a two-year contract, 3/1/08; Re-signed by Kansas City Chiefs to a one-year contract, 3/21/07; Re-signed by Kansas City to one-year contract (RFA), 5/3/06; Signed by Kansas City to a three-year contract, 7/14/03; Selected by Kansas City in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.

2009 – Played in all 16 games in reserve role in first season with Saints…Contributed 43 tackles (19 solo) and two sacks…Had three tackles (one solo) and one sack against his former team, at Tampa Bay, Oct. 17…Recorded two tackles (one solo) and one sack at Baltimore, Dec. 19…Had one solo tackle in NFC Wild Card Playoff at Seattle, 1/8/11. 2009 – Started 15 games for the Buccaneers before being placed on Injured Reserve, Dec. 28, posting career-highs with 66 tackles (42 solo), six sacks three forced fumbles and adding two pass defenses…Recorded one tackle and forced a fumble in opener vs. Dallas, Sept. 13…Posted first sack of the season at Buffalo, Sept. 20, dropping QB Trent Edwards; finished game with four tackles…Recorded a sack of QB Jason Campbell on the third play of game at Washington, Oct. 4, forcing a fumble that set up a TD…Recorded career-high three sacks of QB Donovan McNabb at Philadelphia, Oct. 11, among his six tackles, a pass defense and a forced fumble…Led defensive line with career-high nine tackles while splitting a sack vs. New England in London, Oct. 25…Left game at New Orleans, Dec. 27, after first play because of knee injury…Placed on Injured Reserve Dec. 28. 2008 – Played in all 16 contests with one start and tied for second on team with five sacks…Totaled 28 tackles, five sacks, one forced fumble, two pass defenses, six special teams stops and one special teams fumble recovery…Registered first sack as Buccaneer vs. Green Bay, Sept. 28, taking down QB Aaron Rodgers…Finished with five tackles, one sack and one forced fumble vs. Minnesota, Nov. 16…Posted first career multi-sack game at Detroit Nov. 23, dropping QB Daunte Culpepper for two takedowns among his three tackles…Had one tackle and one sack of QB Philip Rivers vs. San Diego, Dec. 21. 2007 – Played in 16 games with two starts at RDE in final season with Kansas City, recording 11 tackles and ½ a sack...Also had 13 special teams tackles...Tied career-high with three special teams tackles at Oakland, Oct. 21...Recorded ½ sack of Vince Young and a special teams tackle vs. Tennessee, Dec. 16. 2006 - Played on defense and special teams in 13 games with one start, making 17 tackles and two pass defenses on defense and also had 11 special teams tackles...Recorded three solo tackles and one pass defense vs. San Francisco, Oct. 1)...Tallied two tackles and a career-high three special teams stops at Arizona, Oct. 8)...Made lone start of season at Cleveland, Dec. 3, recording four tackles...Inactive for next three games with shoulder injury suffered against Browns...Registered three tackles in AFC Wild Card Game at Indianapolis, 1/6/07. 2005 - Played in 16 games with two starts and totaled 35 tackles, three pass defenses and one fumble recovery...Also had six special teams tackles...Recorded one tackle, a pass defense and recovered a fumble at Buffalo, Nov. 13)…Tallied season-best five tackles and a special teams stop vs. Cincinnati, Jan. 1. 2004 - Played in 15 games as a reserve on defense and on special teams and had 11 tackles, ½ a sack and three special teams stops...Totaled one tackle, ½ sack of Jake Plummer and two special teams stops vs. Denver, Dec. 19). 2003 - Played in 12 games as a defensive reserve and on special teams as a rookie and had 23 tackles and one pass defense with eight special teams tackles...Inactive for season’s first four contests...Recorded three tackles in his first NFL game vs. Denver, Oct. 5...Recorded a season-high four tackles and two special teams stops vs. Detroit, Dec. 14…Had a special teams tackle in the club’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Indianapolis, 1/11/04.

COLLEGE – Saw action in 38 games (24 starts) at Oklahoma, amassing 130 tackles (66 solo), 12 sacks, 13 pass defenses and four forced fumbles...Declared for draft following junior season…Opened all 14 games at DE as a junior in 2002... First-team All-Big 12 choice by The NFL Draft Report…Recorded 46 tackles (25 solo), including six sacks, two pass defenses and one forced fumble…Played in 12 games with 10 starts as a rush end sophomore season in 2001, earning consensus first-team All-Big 12 honors…Totaled career-high 68 tackles (31 solo), five sacks, 10 pass defenses and three forced fumbles...Saw action in 12 games as a freshman in 2000, recording 16 tackles (10 solo) and a sack, spending the majority of the season at linebacker…Majored in education.

PERSONAL –Named the East Texas Player of the Year as a senior and was a two-time All-Texas selection at Paul H. Pewitt  (Omaha, Tx.) HS…Former prep quarterback threw for 1,209 yards, rushed for 1,430 yards and posted 35 total TDs…Led his squad to the Class 2A quarterfinals as a senior, posting 111 tackles as a linebacker…Led school to the State Championship as a junior…Married to Jamie with two sons, Tyson and Maddox…Born Jimmy Boyd Wilkerson on January 4, 1981 in Omaha, Tx.

 

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