Players

Jonathan Babineaux
DT #95
Height:
6-2
Weight:
300
Age:
33
College:
Iowa
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
10
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 320 245 75 23.5 0 19 3 4 -- 6 0 9 10
2014 ATL 7 7 10 4 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 ATL 16 16 42 28 14 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 2
2012 ATL 16 16 31 25 6 3.5 0 5 1 -2 -2 -2 0 1 1
2011 ATL 13 13 21 12 9 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 ATL 15 15 27 19 8 4.0 0 2 1 0 -- 0 0 2 1
2009 ATL 16 16 47 37 10 6.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2008 ATL 16 16 39 32 7 3.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2007 ATL 14 9 44 41 3 3.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2006 ATL 16 1 28 23 5 1.0 -- 2 1 6 6 6 0 1 1
2005 ATL 16 6 31 24 7 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NO W 37-34 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @CIN L 10-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 TB W 56-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @MIN L 28-41 3 0 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @NYG L 20-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CHI L 13-27 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @BAL L 7-29 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 DET L 21-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Transactions

Selected as a second round (59th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2005.

2013 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games on the defensive front, logging 48 tackles (35 solo) with seven tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, and one sack. Recorded four tackles (one solo) and six quarterback hits on Patriots QB Tom Brady against New England (9/29). Led the defense and was credited with seven total tackles (seven solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, and one forced fumble at Arizona (10/20). Notched a season-high eight tackles (six solo) with two tackles for loss against Seattle (11/10). Notched two tackles (two solo) and two quarterback hits on QB Kirk Cousins while adding a pair of fumble recoveries in the win against the Redskins (12/15).

Transactions

Selected as a second round (59th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2005.

2013 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games on the defensive front, logging 48 tackles (35 solo) with seven tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, and one sack. Recorded four tackles (one solo) and six quarterback hits on Patriots QB Tom Brady against New England (9/29). Led the defense and was credited with seven total tackles (seven solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, and one forced fumble at Arizona (10/20). Notched a season-high eight tackles (six solo) with two tackles for loss against Seattle (11/10). Notched two tackles (two solo) and two quarterback hits on QB Kirk Cousins while adding a pair of fumble recoveries in the win against the Redskins (12/15).

Career

In nine seasons in a Falcons uniform, has compiled 370 tackles (263 solo), 23.5 sacks, three interceptions, nine forced fumbles, 10 fumble recoveries, and 20 passes defensed. Since he was drafted by the Falcons in 2005, Babineaux leads all defensive tackles with 55 tackles for loss. Started all 16 games, seeing action at both defensive tackle and end in 2012. Totaled 42 tackles (33 solo) with 3.5 sacks, one interception, one forced fumble, once fumble recovery and five passes defensed. Collected four tackles (two solo) along with a sack and a fumble recovery in Atlanta’s Divisional playoff win over Seattle (1/13/13). Sacked QB Russell Wilson on a third-down play at the Falcons six-yard line in Atlanta’s NFC Divisional win over Seattle (1/13/13). Babineaux’s sack allowed the clock to run out and kept the Seahawks off of the scoreboard at the end of the first half. Anchored a defensive line that produced 46 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, which ranked tied for seventh in the NFL in 2012. Recovered a fumble and returned it 15 yards for his second career touchdown against Arizona (11/18). Also added a pair of solo tackles in the win. Posted his third career interception, picking off Saints QB Drew Brees and notching two tackles in a win over New Orleans (11/29). Atlanta intercepted Brees five times in the game and snapped his NFL record streak of 54 straight games with a touchdown pass. Started all 13 games in which he appeared and posted 25 tackles (14 solo), three tackles for loss, and one sack in 2011. In 2010, posted 31 tackles (21 solo), one interception, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one defensive touchdown. Posted two tackles and recovered a fumble in the endzone for his first career touchdown at Seattle (12/19/10). Led the team with six sacks in 2009 while adding a career-high 58 tackles. In 2008, ranked fourth in the NFL in tackles for loss with 9.5 according to STATS, Inc. Selected to the 2008 USA Today All-Joe team. Ranked second among NFL defensive tackles in tackles for loss (8.5) in 2009 while ranking third in the category in 2006.

Extra Points

In October 2010, attended the Falcons 2nd annual Dazzle and Dine event at Wildfire Grill in Atlanta. This event provides a special dinner for breast cancer survivors and their guests as they are given the opportunity to enjoy a special meal alongside several Falcons players. The ladies are also treated to a special pampering day at Jamison Shaw Hairdressers in Atlanta. Participated in the Extra Yard partnership program and purchased 40 season tickets and t-shirts for various charities in metro Atlanta. During the 2010 holiday season, Babineaux baked holiday cookies and distributed gifts to preschoolers from one of Easter Seals North Georgia’s Early Education Centers.

College

Four-year letterman at Iowa, starting 31 of 42 games and recording 131 tackles, 19 sacks, five forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one interception. Earned All-America and first-team All-Big Ten honors as the team’s Most Valuable Player on defense after leading the conference with 11.0 sacks as a senior. Also named the recipient of the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award.

Personal

Lettered in football, baseball and basketball at Lincoln (Port Arthur, TX) High School. First-team all-conference linebacker and team captain as a senior, while also competing at defensive end, fullback and punter. Also a member of the number one ranked basketball team in the state of Texas. Jonathan’s brother, Jordan, played defensive back for the Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans. Born Jonathan Babineaux on October 12, 1981 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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