|No. 38, 40, 47|
|Date of birth:April 2, 1979|
|Place of birth: Manhattan, Kansas|
|College: Kansas State|
|NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 57|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New York Jets ( 2002– 2004)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Jon Michael McGraw (born April 2, 1979) is a former American football safety. He was selected by the New York Jets with a second-round pick in the 2002 NFL Draft out of Kansas State University. He has most recently played with the Kansas City Chiefs and also played with the Detroit Lions.
College career[edit | edit source]
McGraw played collegiately as a walk-on under head coach Bill Snyder at Kansas State University from 1997-2001. He was a non-scholarship redshirt his freshman year of 1997. McGraw became a starter in 2000 after getting action as a back-up in 1999. In 2000 as a junior, he was a Big 12 Honorable Mention by the AP and coaches. He led the Wildcats to a Cotton Bowl victory over the Tennessee Volunteers. 2001 would be McGraw's final season, a season that Wildcats struggled to a 6-5 record, after a loss to the Syracuse Orangemen in the 2001 Insight.com Bowl.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
On March 29, 2007, McGraw signed a two-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. On September 13, 2009, McGraw scored his first touchdown after blocking a punt against the Baltimore Ravens. McGraw also had an interception when the ball was tipped in the air and he caught in the endzone for a touchback. This would also lead to a 39-yard Hail Mary touchdown from Tyler Palko to Dexter McCluster. In 2011, his final year in the NFL, McGraw was awarded the Chief's Ed Block Courage Award, an award voted by his teammates for role models of inspiration, sportsmanship, and courage.
NFL statistics[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Jon McGraw Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/3585/jon-mcgraw. Retrieved 2 April 2014.
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