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E. J. Biggers
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Biggers in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 30     Washington Redskins
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-06-13) June 13, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
High School: Miami Beach (FL) North
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Western Michigan
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 217
Debuted in 2010 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Dade County Player of the Year (2004)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     168
Sacks     1.0
Interceptions     3
Forced Fumbles     2
Stats at NFL.com

Edjaun Cinclair "E. J." Biggers (born June 13, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Michigan University.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Biggers played both defensive back and quarterback while starting all three years at North Miami Beach High School. He was named Dade County Player of the Year as a senior.[2]

College careerEdit

2005 seasonEdit

Biggers appeared in nine games and started three as a true freshman for Western Michigan University. Made his collegiate debut against the University of Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

2006 seasonEdit

Biggers started all 12 games for the Broncos, and made his first career reception (for a touchdown) against the University of Cincinnati in the inaugural International Bowl.

2007 seasonEdit

Biggers again started all 12 games for the Broncos. He set a career mark for tackles against the University of Missouri. Finished his college career with 16 interceptions

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Biggers was selected with the eighth pick in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One week into his first NFL season, Biggers suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in practice, and was placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the year.

Biggers made his NFL career debut when he started in Tampa's week 1 matchup against the Cleveland Browns for a suspended Aqib Talib.[3] Biggers not only recorded his first tackle in the NFL (finished the game with six), but recorded his first interception against the Brown's Jake Delhomme.[4]

Washington RedskinsEdit

Biggers signed with the Washington Redskins on March 20, 2013,[5] joining the team on a one-year, $1.5 million deal.[6]

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