This is a 2019 photo of J.J. Wilcox of the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team. This image reflects the Atlanta Falcons active roster as of Monday, June 10, 2019 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

J.J. Wilcox

DB

#29

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 28

Weight: 212 lbs

College: Georgia Southern

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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Biography

2018 (Indianapolis)

  • Saw action in seven games at the safety position during 2018 season, recording five solo tackles, adding two special teams tackles (one solo). 

CAREER

  • Has seen action in 77 games with 39 starts at safety, marking 213 tackles (155 solo), one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits, six interceptions, 16 passes defensed and two forced fumbles.  
  • In 2017, appeared in 12 games with one starts, recording 12 tackles, one interception, and a pass defensed. 
  • Saw action in 13 games with four starts in 2016, tallying 45 tackles, one interception, six passes defensed and a forced fumble. 
  • Appeared in all 16 games with 13 starts in 2015 for the Cowboys, recording 69 tackles, one interception, four passes defensed and one fumble recovery. 
  • In 2014, started all 16 games, recording a career-high 89 tackles, three interceptions, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. 
  • During rookie campaign, appeared in 13 games with five starts, registered 44 tackles and one pass defensed. 

COLLEGE

  • Appeared in 50 games at Georgia Southern with 39 starts, transitioning from a wide receiver to running back as a sophomore and eventually became a safety during senior year.
  • Totaled 96 career tackles and two interceptions. Recorded 45 receptions for 898 yards and four touchdowns, also registering 138 carries for 968 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns, and returned 33 kickoffs for 791 yards.
  • Named All-Southern first-team honors during senior year. 

PERSONAL

  • Majored in management at Georgia Southern. 
  • Music producer.

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