Ricky Jean-Francois
Jean-Francois in the 2012 preseason.
No. 95     San Francisco 49ers
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/ ZHON-fran-SWAH;[1] born November 23, 1986) is an American football nose tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played collegiately at Louisiana State University.

College career

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

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]


Jean-Francois has two brothers and two sisters. His middle name is Barkley after NBA superstar Charles Barkley.[citation needed]


External links

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