Sean Baker
No. 38     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-06) November 6, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Canfield (OH)
Career information
College: Ball State
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2012–present)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
* FWAA, TSN, Freshman All-American (2008)
  • MAC Freshman of the Year (2008)

Sean Joseph Baker (born November 6, 1988) is an American football safety.

High school careerEdit

Attending Canfield High School, Baker helped team to an 8-3 overall record as a senior and a 29-8 mark in his career. He tallied 90 tackles and two interceptions.

Considered only a two-star recruit by,[1] Baker was not ranked among the nation's top defensive backs. He committed to Ball State on December 27, 2006, picking the Cardinals over Eastern Michigan and Kent State.

College careerEdit

After redshirting his first year at Ball State, Baker played in all 14 games in 2008 and started the final 10 to earn his first letter. He led the Cardinals with 91 tackles and tied for the Mid-American Conference lead with six interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown against Indiana, and had 10 pass breakups.

Baker subsequently earned multiple All-Freshman honors, as he was named to FWAA′s Freshman All-America team,[2] Sporting News Freshman All-American team,[3] and′s Freshman All-America team.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Baker entered the 2012 NFL Draft, but was not selected. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following the draft, on May 7, 2012. In the fourth NFL preseason game, Baker broke out and had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Despite his strong game, Baker was released on August 31st. On November 27,2012, Baker was signed to the Buccaneers practice squad.


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