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Johnthan Banks
Johnthan Banks
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Johnthan Banks

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Date of birth
Oct 03, 1989
College
Mississippi State
Height
6-2
Weight
185 Lbs

Bio

Johnthan Banks is a cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Mississippi State was drafted in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Banks was born on October 3, 1989 in Maben, Mississippi. He attended East Webster High School in Cumberland, Mississippi where he played safety and quarterback for the Wolverines.

As a senior, Banks accounted for 1,740 yards and 17 TDs on offense and had 35 tackles and seven interceptions on defense. As a junior, he rushed for 16 TDs as a running back. He once ran three punt returns for TDs in a single game.

He was named the 63rd best athlete in the country by Rivals.com and the 69th-best safety by Scouts.com.

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

After recording four interceptions as a safety his freshman year, Banks moved to cornerback as a sophomore.

In his four-year career, Banks never had less than three interceptions in any seasons. His 15 career interceptions in the third-most in SEC history and his 321 career interception return yards in the third-most in conference history as well.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Banks was drafted by the Bucs with the 43rd-overall pick during the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He was the sixth cornerback taken in the draft.

Banks finished his rookie season with 15 starts, three interceptions, and 55 total tackles. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 49 6 55 0.0 0 1 3 33 18 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 Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 20-23 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 3-20 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 19-17 4 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 3 2 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 13-14 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0

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