|No. 65, 71, 78, 60|
|Born:||January 28, 1980|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||305 lb (138 kg)|
|High school:||Mesquite (TX) Dallas Christian|
|NFL Draft:||2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 153|
|Career NFL statistics|
Brian Jordan Black (born January 28, 1980) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Black played high school football for Dallas Christian School in Mesquite, Texas from 1995–1998, during which time the team won multiple Texas State championships. Black's jersey, #77, was retired by Dallas Christian School in 2003.
College career[edit | edit source]
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
Late in the 2004 season, Black became a regular starter for the Chiefs where he continued for the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
The Chiefs re-signed him to a one-year contract on April 26, 2006.
Houston Texans[edit | edit source]
On March 8, 2007, the Houston Texans signed Black, who was a free agent, to a two-year contract.
On June 9, 2008, The Texans released Black while injured. Black had surgery on August 19, 2008 to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder.
Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]
Black was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 23, 2008. Black accepted an extension of $3.65 million over three years on September 3, 2009. Black became a regular starter for the Jaguars in 2010. On February 7, 2011 Black was released by the Jaguars.
New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]
After missing a year of football in 2011, Black decided to retire from football and lose some of his playing weight. But on July 30, 2012, he unexpectedly signed with the Washington Redskins. When the Redskins signed him he was underweight for an offensive lineman, weighing 270 pounds, and had to consume 7,000 calories per day in the preseason to get into proper football form, and made the Redskins' final roster.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
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Black married his high school sweetheart, Ashlie, in 2004. Together they have five children. Black is a Christian.
References[edit | edit source]
- SB Nation bio
- NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011, http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=9&transactionYear=2011&transactionTeamAbbr=NO&prevTransactionMonth=9&prevTransactionYear=2011&prevTransactionTeamAbbr=
- Maske, Mark (July 31, 2012). "Redskins’ Jordan Black happy to be back in NFL". WashingtonPost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/post/redskins-jordan-black-happy-to-be-back-in-nfl/2012/07/31/gJQAbsN7MX_blog.html. Retrieved 2012-09-01.
- Tinsman, Brian (July 30, 2012). "Redskins Sign OL Black, Release LB Goff". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-OL-Black-Release-LB-Goff/2f8ecc56-9cab-4b73-810b-10c84c39c0d7. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- Maske, Mark (August 14, 2012). "Jordan Black is getting bigger, and he says, better". WashingtonPost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/post/jordan-black-is-getting-bigger-and-he-says-better/2012/08/14/796f5d88-e630-11e1-936a-b801f1abab19_blog.html.
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