FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that they have released rookie DB Jimmy Jean.
Jean, 26, was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Alabama-Birmingham on May 8, 2015. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder, played both safety and cornerback over two seasons at University of Alabama- Birmingham. He played in 24 games over two seasons at UAB after beginning his college career with two seasons at Arkansas Baptist Junior College.