American Football Database
American Football Database
John Broussard
No. 15     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-12-18) December 18, 1983 (age 37)
Place of birth: Port Arthur, Texas
Career information
College: San Jose State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 229
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2007)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     4
Receiving yards     126
Receiving touchdowns     1
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John Benjamin Broussard (born December 18, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at San José State.

Broussard was a member of the New York Giants Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. He is the younger brother of San Jose SaberCats wide receiver Jamall Broussard.

Early life

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, Broussard graduated from Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Houston, Texas in 2002.

College career

As a senior at San Jose State, Broussard helped the Spartans to a victory in the inaugural New Mexico Bowl as well as helping SJSU to its first winning season in 6 years.

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

On September 9, 2007, in the Jaguars first regular season game, Broussard caught the first pass of his career, a 47-yard touchdown pass from quarterback David Garrard. Broussard was waived by the Jaguars on August 26, 2008.

New York Giants

Broussard was signed to the practice squad of the New York Giants on September 24, 2008 after wide receiver Taye Biddle was promoted to the active roster. Broussard was released on October 8 to make room for Biddle on the practice squad.

Chicago Bears

Broussard was signed to the practice squad of the Chicago Bears on October 15, 2008. After finishing the season on the practice squad, he was re-signed to a future contract on December 29, 2008.

The Bears waived Broussard on August 31, 2009.

Personal life

Broussard's brother Jamall, who also went to San Jose State, played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers as a return specialist in 2004.

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