Jean-Francois in the 2012 preseason.
|No. -- Indianapolis Colts|
|Nose Tackle / Defensive End|
|Date of birth:November 23, 1986|
|Place of birth: Miami, Florida|
|High School: Miami (FL) Carol City|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)|
|College: Louisiana State|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244|
|Debuted in 2009 for the San Francisco 49ers|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Ricky Barkley Jean-Francois (pronounced /ˌʒɔːn.frænˈswɑː/ JEEN-fran-SWAH; born November 23, 1986) is an American football nose tackle for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University.
College career[edit | edit source]
As a member of the National Championship winning 2007 LSU Tigers football team, he was the Defensive MVP of the 2008 BCS National Championship Game. Jean-Francois was also a member of the LSU track & field team.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]
Jean-Francois was selected on April 26, 2009 as a 7th round draft pick for the 49ers. In recent times Jean-Francois has become famous among 49er fans for his "Peanut Butter Jelly Dance".
Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]
Personal[edit | edit source]
Jean-Francois has two brothers and two sisters.
References[edit | edit source]
- Wesseling, Chris (March 14, 2013). "Ricky Jean-Francois signs $22M contract with Colts". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000150830/article/ricky-jeanfrancois-draws-starters-money-from-colts. Retrieved 2013-03-15.
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