Jon Baldwin
Baldwin in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 89     Kansas City Chiefs
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-08-10) August 10, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
High School: Aliquippa (PA)
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
Debuted in 2011 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2009 Rivals All-American (third team)
  • 2009 First Team All-Big East
  • 2009 ECAC All-Star Team
  • 2009 Columbus Touchdown Club Player of Distinction Award
  • 2009 Big East All-Academic Football Team
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Receiving Yards     579
Receptions     41
Receiving Average     14.1
Receiving TDs     2
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Jonathan Dupree Baldwin (born August 10, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs.

College career[edit | edit source]

Baldwin played for the University of Pittsburgh. As a true freshman in 2008, Baldwin started 3 of 13 games, recording 18 receptions for 404 yards and three touchdowns.

During his sophomore season in 2009 he made 54 receptions for 1,080 yards and eight touchdowns in the regular season.[1] including six catches for 113 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati in the final game with the conference championship on the line, but Pittsburgh lost by one point.[2]

Heading into the 2010 season, Lindy's listed him as the nation's No. 3 wide receiver and a second team All-American while the Sporting News listed Baldwin as a third-team preseason All-American.[3] In 2010, he had 55 receptions, 822 yard and five touchdowns in 13 games.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]

Baldwin was selected with the 26th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.[4] He was expected to be the 2nd WR on the roster behind Dwayne Bowe. On July 29, 2011 he signed a 4-year deal with the Chiefs. In week 2 of the 2011 NFL preseason Baldwin suffered a wrist injury after a locker room fight with teammate Thomas Jones that sidelined him for the rest of the 2011 preseason.[5] Baldwin caught his first NFL catch against the Raiders on week 7 for 14 yards. On October 31, 2011 Baldwin played in his first game at Arrowhead Stadium as he played a key role in the Chiefs 23-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers. Baldwin caught 5 passes for 82 yards as well as catching his first career NFL touchdown on a 39 yard pass from Matt Cassel. Baldwin would finish the year with 254 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Personal[edit | edit source]

Baldwin has two sisters and is the son of Jeffrey and Tezmalita Baldwin. His father was a defensive lineman at Pitt from 1981–84.[6] His cousin Charles Fisher played cornerback in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals.[6]

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