Ricky Jean-Francois
Jean-Francois in the 2012 preseason.
No. --     Indianapolis Colts
Nose Tackle / Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-11-23) November 23, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
High School: Miami (FL) Carol City
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244
Debuted in 2009 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     49
Sacks     3.0
Forced fumbles     1
Stats at NFL.com

Ricky Barkley Jean-Francois (pronounced /ˌʒɔːn.frænˈswɑː/ JEEN-fran-SWAH;[1] 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.

Jean-Francois was a teammate of former Miami Hurricane and current New York Giant Safety Kenny Phillips at Miami Carol City High School.

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".[2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]

Jean-Francois signed with the Indianapolis Colts on March 14, 2013.[3]

Personal[edit | edit source]

Jean-Francois has two brothers and two sisters.

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