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Dion Jordan
Dion Jordan
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Dion Jordan

DE

Date of birth
Mar 05, 1990
College
Oregon
Height
6-6
Weight
275 Lbs

Bio

Dion Jordan is entering his second season with the Miami Dolphins after an up-and-down rookie season that saw him in mostly a part-time role. Jordan, an athletic hybrid defensive end, played in all 16 games for the Dolphins in 2013 but failed to make an official start. He finished with two sacks and just 26 combined tackles.

Early Years & College

Jordan was born in San Francisco, Calif., on March 5, 1990. He attended Chandler High where he played tight end and defensive end. Jordan, a four-star recruit, was an All-State and All-Region selection and averaged 9.2 tackles per game in 2007. He also caught 54 passes for 804 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior. After graduating, Jordan went to the University of Oregon where he began his career as a reserve tight end and major contributor on special teams. In 2010, he switched to defensive end and quickly won over the coaching staff with his blistering speed. Jordan, a two-time All-Pac 12 selection (2011, 2012). In four collegiate seasons, Jordan collected 14.5 sacks, 73 solo tackles (29 for loss) and four forced fumbles.

Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins selected Jordan in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, with the third overall pick. Miami traded up with the Oakland Raiders, surrendering the 12th overall and 42nd overall picks to acquire the defensive end. Jordan, who ran a 4.54 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, made his NFL debut on Sept. 8, 2013 and recorded a sack in a 23-10 victory. After the season, one filled with mixed reviews, the Dolphins reportedly shopped their top pick with no success. On July 3, 2014, Jordan was suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He’ll miss the first four games of the 2014 regular season. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 21 3 26 2.0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ New York Jets New York Jets 24-37 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 37-35 2 0 2 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 41-13 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 13-28 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-1-2014 @ New York Jets New York Jets 13-16 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Reshad Jones, Dion Jordan Remain Suspended

Reshad Jones, Dion Jordan Remain Suspended

by Danny Donahue

With the new NFL drug policy in place, some players were allowed back to their team facilities Wednesday and able to practice. This is not the case for Miami S Reshad Jones and DE Dion Jordan. On Wednesday, Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker, St... Read more

Dolphins’ Dion Jordan Suspended For PEDs

Dolphins’ Dion Jordan Suspended For PEDs

by Allen Kim

The NFL announced that Miami Dolphins DE Dion Jordan has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 NFL season for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy... Read more

Atlanta Needs To Nix Idea Of A Dion Jordan Trade

Atlanta Needs To Nix Idea Of A Dion Jordan Trade

by Timotheus Gordon

The offseason is rapidly approaching its end, and yet trade rumors in Atlanta continue to echo. In the latest speculation, former Miami Dolphins first round draft pick Dion Jordan is on the trading block after a disappointing rookie campaign... Read more

A Decade Of Trades That Rocked The NFL Draft

A Decade Of Trades That Rocked The NFL Draft

by Jimmie Kaylor

One of the more exciting aspects of the NFL Draft is the unforeseen trading of draft picks that occurs every year. As we approach the 2014 NFL Draft, trade rumors will grow more and more rampant by the day... Read more