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Michael Jenkins
WR #10
Height:
6-4
Weight:
214
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.
Experience:
10
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 130 354 4,427 12.5 34.1 72 25 56 8 228 2
2012 MIN 16 40 449 11.2 28.1 32 2 4 0 25 0
2011 MIN 11 38 466 12.3 42.4 72 3 5 1 23 2
2010 ATL 11 41 505 12.3 45.9 43 2 6 2 29 0
2009 ATL 15 50 635 12.7 42.3 50T 1 12 1 29 0
2008 ATL 16 50 777 15.5 48.6 62T 3 13 2 37 0
2007 ATL 15 53 532 10 35.5 29 4 4 0 31 0
2006 ATL 16 39 436 11.2 27.3 34T 7 4 0 22 0
2005 ATL 14 36 508 14.1 36.3 58 3 5 1 28 0
2004 ATL 16 7 119 17 7.4 46 0 3 1 4 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 130 2 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 ATL 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 16 1 0.1 2 2 0.1 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
2005 ATL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 ATL 16 1 0.1 2 2 0.1 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 130 3 19 6.3 15 0 0 0 0 1
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 ATL 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ATL 14 3 19 6.3 15 0 0 0 0 1
2004 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 130 20 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 MIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 ATL 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 ATL 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 ATL 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 ATL 15 2 1 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 ATL 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 ATL 16 9 8 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 130 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 MIN 11 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2010 ATL 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 ATL 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2008 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 ATL 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2006 ATL 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2005 ATL 14 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2004 ATL 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Michael Jenkins was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on March 28, 2013 … Originally drafted by Atlanta in the first round (29th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft … Released by Atlanta (7/29/11) … Signed by Minnesota Vikings (7/30/11) … Released by Minnesota (3/5/13).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Michael Jenkins was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on March 28, 2013 … Originally drafted by Atlanta in the first round (29th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft … Released by Atlanta (7/29/11) … Signed by Minnesota Vikings (7/30/11) … Released by Minnesota (3/5/13).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Posted three consecutive seasons with 50-plus receptions from 2007-2009.
  • Scored on a 62-yard reception on rookie QB Matt Ryan's first NFL pass in the season opener vs. Detroit (9/7/08).
  • Posted a career-high 111 receiving yards on three receptions vs. Green Bay (10/23/11), catching a career-long 72-yard pass on the first play of the game in Christian Ponder's first career start; also added a touchdown.
  • Started one postseason game at Green Bay (1/5/13), catching three passes for a playoff career-high 96 yards and his first career playoff touchdown.


SEASONAL REVIEWS

2012 (16/8, 1/1 – Minnesota):
  • Appeared in all 16 games, with eight starts, compiling 40 receptions for 449 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Started one postseason game at Green Bay (1/5), catching three passes for a playoff career-high 96 yards and his first career playoff touchdown.
  • Tallied six receptions for 67 yards and a touchdown in a start at Washington (10/14).
  • Accumulated a season-high 78 yards on four receptions in a start vs. Tampa Bay (10/25).
  • Caught a touchdown in the season finale vs. Green Bay (12/30).


2011 (11/7 – Minnesota):
  • Played in 11 games in seven starts in his first year in Minnesota, catching 38 passes for 466 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Caught a touchdown in his first game in a Vikings uniform (9/11).
  • Tied a career-high with nine receptions for 88 yards vs. Detroit (9/25).
  • Posted a career-high 111 receiving yards on three receptions vs. Green Bay (10/23), catching a career-long 72-yard pass on the first play of the game in Christian Ponder's first career start; also added a touchdown.


2010 (11/9, 1/1 – Atlanta):
  • Played in 11 games with nine starts, finishing with 41 receptions for 505 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Started one postseason game, registering six catches for 67 yards in a Divisional playoff game vs. Green Bay (1/15).
  • Caught five passes for 99 yards at Philadelphia (10/17) in his first game back from an injury that cost him the first five games of the season.


2009 (15/9 – Atlanta):
  • Played in 15 games, starting nine and notched his third straight 50-plus reception season, with 50 catches for 635 yards and one touchdown.
  • Posted a season-high 82 yards vs. New Orleans (12/13), including a 50-yard touchdown reception.


2008 (16/12, 1/1 – Atlanta):
  • Played in all 16 games with 12 starts, recording 50 receptions for a career-high 777 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Started one postseason game, a Wild Card game at Arizona (1/3), catching five passes for 51 yards.
  • Scored on a 62-yard pass on rookie QB Matt Ryan's first NFL pass in the season opener vs. Detroit (9/7).
  • Registered four catches for 58 yards vs. Chicago (10/12), including a 26-yard reception with :01 remaining that led to a game-winning field goal.
  • Tied a career-high with two touchdown receptions at Oakland (11/2).
  • Posted a season-high 72 receiving yards twice: at New Orleans (12/7) and vs. St. Louis (12/28).


2007 (15/6 – Atlanta):
  • Played in 15 games, starting six, catching a career-high 53 passes for 532 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Recorded the first multi-touchdown game of his career vs. Houston (9/30), with six catches for 64 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Racked up a career-high nine receptions twice: vs. Tampa Bay (11/18) for 73 yards and vs. New Orleans (12/10) for a season-high 83 yards and a touchdown.


2006 (16/16 – Atlanta):
  • Started all 16 games and posted a career-high seven touchdowns, along with 49 receptions for 508 yards and one rush for two yards.
  • Registered three catches for a season-high 77 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown, in the season opener at Carolina (9/10).
  • Had touchdowns in back-to-back games twice: vs. Pittsburgh (10/22) and at Cincinnati (10/29) and vs. Cleveland (11/12) and at Baltimore (11/19).


2005 (14/12 – Atlanta):
  • Played in 14 games with 12 starts, compiling 36 catches for 508 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Made his first career start vs. Philadelphia (9/12) and led team with 80 yards on three catches, including a season-long 58-yard reception.
  • Caught his first career touchdown at Buffalo (9/25), tallying four receptions for 48 yards.
  • Recorded five catches for 69 yards and a touchdown vs. Tampa Bay (11/20).


2004 (16/0, 2/0 – Atlanta):
  • Played in all 16 games as a rookie, posting seven receptions for 119 yards and one rush for two yards.
  • Appeared in two postseason games, catching three passes for 26 yards.
  • Made his first NFL reception at Denver (10/31), catching a 46-yard pass.


COLLEGE
  • Three-year starter at Ohio State, starting 38 of his last 39 games and caught 165 passes for 2,898 yards (17.6 avg.) and 16 touchdowns.
  • Ended his career with 38 straight games with at least one reception.
  • Helped lead Ohio State to a National Championship in 2002.
  • Finished his career eighth on the Big Ten career receiving yards list and first in Ohio State history with 2,898 yards.
  • Earned All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention honors as a senior with a team-leading 55 receptions for 834 yards and seven touchdowns and 178 yards and one touchdown on 20 punt returns.
  • Named to the All-Big Ten Conference second-team as a junior, with a career-high 61 receptions for 1,076 yards and six touchdowns.


PERSONAL
  • Lettered in football, basketball and track at Leto (Tampa, Fla.) High School.
  • Was rated the second-best football prospect in the state by Prep Football Report, seeing action at receiver, running back, safety, cornerback and linebacker.
  • Voted Track Athlete of the Year in Tampa as a senior and competed in the 200, 400 and triple jump.
  • Married to wife, Toya, with children Chandler, Brendan, Bryce, Chaise and Mason.

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