Jimmy Wilkerson
Free Agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 39)
Place of birth: Omaha, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 6 / Pick: 189
Debuted in 2003 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
* Kansas City Chiefs ( 2003 2007)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Big 12 (2001)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     179
Sacks     14
Forced fumbles     3
Stats at

Jimmy Boyd Wilkerson (born January 4, 1981 in Omaha, Texas) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Wilkerson has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks.

College careerEdit

He played in 38 games (24 starts) at the University of Oklahoma, amassing 130 tackles, 35 stops for loss, 12.0 sacks 28 quarterback pressures, 13 passes defensed and four forced fumbles.

Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Wilkerson played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2003-2007. On March 18, 2007, Wilkerson re-signed with the Chiefs for a one-year contract.[1]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On March 1, 2008 he signed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started one of 16 games played in 2008, recording 23 tackles, 5.0 sacks and a forced fumble.

Wilkerson moved into the starting lineup in 2009, starting all 15 games in which he played for the Buccaneers that season. He suffered a torn ACL against the New Orleans Saints on December 27 and was placed on season-ending injured reserve the following day. Wilkerson finished the 2009 season with career highs in tackles (46), sacks (6.0) and forced fumbles (two).

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On April 20, 2010, Wilkerson signed with the New Orleans Saints.[2]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Wilkerson signed with the Seattle Seahawks on August 2, 2011.


  1. Pasquarelli, Len. Chiefs agree to re-sign Wilerson for one year, 18 March 2007.
  2. Clayton, John. "Source: Wilkerson gets $2M deal". Retrieved 4 October 2010.

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