Saturday, December 1, 2012
Bio box for former Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher
NAME: Jovan Belcher.
BORN: July 24, 1987 (25 years old).
HOMETOWN: West Babylon, N.Y.
HEIGHT: 6 feet, 2 inches.
WEIGHT: 228 pounds.
NFL EXPERIENCE: Fourth season.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 59 games and made 44 starts over four seasons after signing as an undrafted free agent out of Maine with the Chiefs in 2009. Started 10 of 11 games this season at left inside linebacker, and all 16 last season for the Chiefs. Had a career-high 120 tackles last season, including a career best of 11 twice.
COLLEGE CAREER: Started all 45 games he played in Maine with the Black Bears. Made 18 sacks in his career, and was a first-team choice by The Associated Press for its Football Championship Subdivision All-America team in 2008. Made second team All-America in 2007. Graduated with a degree in child development.