Devin McCourty was originally drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round (203rd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft…Waived by the Titans on April 13, 2017…Signed by the Cleveland Browns on May 17, 2017. Traded to the New England Patriots on March 15, 2018.
Started all 14 games he appeared in, totaling a secondary-best 67 tackles, two interceptions, 12 passes defensed and a fumble recovery…Recorded interceptions in back-to-back weeks (10/2) at Hou and (10/9) at Mia …(10/27) vs. Jax: Led team with 11 total tackles en route to a 36-22 victory over the visiting Jaguars on Thursday Night Football.
Voted team captain for the third time in his career…Started four games and registered 16 tackles before being placed on injured reserve.
Started all 16 games at corner…Led team with three interceptions and 13 passes defensed…Recorded 85 tackles, two forced fumbles and returned a fumble recovery for a touchdown…(9/7) at KC: Tied a career-high with two interceptions and collected three tackles…(10/12) vs. Jax: Tied for the team lead with 11 tackles…Added a forced fumble and one pass defensed…(11/30) at Hou: Notched seven tackles and forced a fumble when he stripped WR Andre Johnson of the ball and returned it 62 yards for a touchdown…(12/7) vs. NYG: Tied for the team lead with 10 tackles.
Voted team captain…Started all 16 games at corner for the second consecutive season…Ranked second on the team with 16 passes defensed…Tallied 77 tackles, including two for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for a touchdown…(10/13) at Sea: Tied season-high with eight tackles and forced a fumble…Also returned a fumble 77 yards for a touchdown…(11/24) at Oak: Posted five tackles, including one for loss and added two passes defensed.
Voted team captain…Started all 16 games at corner for the first time in his career…Tied for the team lead with four interceptions and led the team with a career-high 17 passes defensed…Finished tied for third on the team with 93 tackles, including four for loss...Also recorded a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…(10/7) at Min: Led the team with 10 tackles and one pass defensed…(10/11) vs. Pit: Totaled five tackles and two passes defensed, including an interception when he picked off QB Ben Roethlisberger late in the second quarter…Set up Tennessee’s first score by recovering a blocked punt at the Steelers’ one-yard line…(10/21) at Buf: Posted five tackles and an interception…(11/11) at Mia: Led team with eight tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and one pass defensed.
Started 15 games at corner and led the team with 13 passes defensed, while tying for the team lead with two interceptions…Finished second on the team with 107 tackles…Added a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and returned a blocked punt for a touchdown…(9/11) at Jax: Posted seven tackles and one pass defensed…Sacked QB Luke McCown for a loss of 10 yards, while forcing a fumble…(9/18) vs. Bal: Tied for the team lead with five tackles…Intercepted a pass intended for WR Cortland Finnegan and returned it 30 yards to the Ravens’ 26-yard line…(9/25) vs. Den: Recorded his second interception in as many weeks when he picked off QB Kyle Orton and brought it back 21 yards…(10/30) vs. Ind: Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown to give the Titans a 10-0 lead…(1/1) at Hou: Collected nine tackles and a team-best three passes defensed.
Appeared in 12 games, starting six…Tied for third on the team with two interceptions…Finished third on the team with 13 passes defensed…(9/12) vs. Oak: Started at corner and posted eight tackles, along with two passes defensed…(9/26) at NYG: Picked off QB Eli Manning for his first career interception and added four tackles...(10/31) at SD: Played primarily in the nickel package…Recorded two tackles and an interception.
Appeared in 13 games with three starts…Ranked second among Titans rookies with 30 tackles and finished third on the team with 12 stops on special teams…Added one tackle for loss and a forced fumble on the season.
Appeared in 43 games with 33 starts at Rutgers, totaling 150 tackles, including 7.5 for loss, two interceptions, 20 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and a 25.8-yard average on 17 kickoff returns…Named team captain as a senior in 2008 and started all 13 games at cornerback…Tallied 52 tackles, six passes defensed, one fumble recovery and a team-high two interceptions…Averaged 26.2 yards per kickoff return, good for second best in Big East play…As a junior in 2007, totaled 44 tackles, including three for loss and recorded a team-best 12 passes defensed in his second full-season as a starter…Preseason second-team All-Big East selection by Lindy’s, third-team by Athlon…Earned a starting spot at cornerback as a sophomore in 2006 and appeared in 12 games…Finished with 45 tackles, including four for loss, two passes defensed and a fumble recovery…Played in nine games as a true freshmen in 2005, primarily on special teams…Majored in information technology.
Native of Nyack, N.Y…He and his wife, Melissa, have two daughters, Liana and Kai, and a son, Kaiden…Twin brother, Devin, plays for the New England Patriots…High School: Attended St. Joseph’s High School in Montvale, N.J., where he earned all-state honors from the Associated Press and Newark Star-Ledger as a senior and was also named all-league…Named to MSG High School Heisman Team…Helped New York team to victory in the 2005 Governor’s Bowl…Ranked as the 38th-best player in New Jersey by Scout.com…Also played basketball and was named first-team all-county as a senior…Community Involvement: In 2013, Jason and twin brother, Devin, partnered with Embrace Kids Foundation and launched “Tackle Sickle Cell,” a campaign that aims to educate the public, increase blood donations and raise money and awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease…Voted Titans’ 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year…Nominated for the 2015 Byron “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year Award for his community involvement…Hobbies/Interest: Enjoys playing basketball, relaxing and hanging out with family in his time away from football.