Spitz with the Packers in 2007
|No. 72, 67, 65|
|Date of birth:December 19, 1982|
|Place of birth: Boardman, Ohio|
|NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Green Bay Packers ( 2006− 2010)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Super Bowl champion (XLV)|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Jason Spitz (born December 19, 1982) is a former American football center who last played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl XLV with the Packers over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Louisville.
Spitz was part of a highly successful offensive line that only allowed 13 Sacks in 13 games and helped Louisville rank in the top 10 in rushing. He was appointed as a 2nd team All American All-Conference USA.
Spitz had a highly successful Junior season and started all 12 games at Right Guard. The Cardinal offense lead Division I-A in total offense, scoring, and pass efficiency rating. He only allowed 2½ sacks that season.
In his Senior year, he was moved to Left Guard and helped the Cardinals once again rank in the top tenth in scoring, third in pass efficiency, and third in scoring. He allowed a career low two sacks.
Green Bay PackersEdit
Spitz agreed to a multi-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011.
The Jaguars released Spitz on August 19, 2013.
Spitz signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks on September 25, 2013. He was released on October 12.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Jason Spitz". Archived from the original on September 7, 2009. https://web.archive.org/web/20090907061114/http://www.packers.com/team/players/spitz_jason/. Retrieved 2009-10-22.
- ↑ Spitz Taken By Green Bay In The Third Round Script error Louisville Athletics Department, uoflsports.cstv.com. April 29, 2006. Accessed May 21, 2008.
- ↑ "Jason Spitz". http://louisville.scout.com/a.z?s=17&p=8&c=1&nid=1794084. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
- ↑ "NFL Draft Results". http://football.about.com/od/nfldrafthistory/a/2006draftresult_2.htm. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- ↑ "Jaguars reach multi-year deal with G/C Jason Spitz". http://www.theredzone.org/BlogDescription/tabid/61/EntryId/18522/Jaguars-reach-multi-year-deal-with-G-C-Jason-Spitz/Default.aspx. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
- ↑ Oehser, John (August 19, 2013). "Jaguars release Spitz, Massaquoi". http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Jaguars-release-Spitz-Massaquoi/847bca96-75dc-4919-8a63-a9311740b02f. Retrieved August 19, 2013.