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Jared Verlon Crick (born August 21, 1989) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The Houston Texans selected him in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Jared Crick
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Crick with the Broncos in 2016
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1989-08-21) August 21, 1989 (age 29)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High school:Cozad (NE)
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 126
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles:199
Forced fumbles:3
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at


College careerEdit

After being redshirted as a freshman in 2007, Crick played in nine games as a redshirt freshman in 2008, recording two tackles.

As a sophomore in 2009, Crick recorded 75 tackles and nine and a half sacks.[1] As a junior in 2010, he recorded 9 and a half sacks with 70 tackles.[2] He was then awarded postseason 2nd Team All-American. As a senior, his season was shortened by a torn pectoral muscle and he entered the NFL Draft. He finished his career with a total of 20 sacks, putting him 8th on Nebraska's all-time list.[3]

Professional careerEdit

2012 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 4 14 in
(1.94 m)
279 lb
(127 kg)
32 in
(0.81 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.94 s 4.4 s 7.47 s 31 in
(0.79 m)
8 ft 8 in
(2.64 m)
- reps
All values from NFL Combine[4]

Houston TexansEdit

Crick was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft with the 126th overall pick.

After being in a reserved role in 2012 and 2013, Crick emerged as a starter in 2014 and 2015, starting 31 of 32 games played.

Denver BroncosEdit

On April 6, 2016, Crick signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos.[5]

On September 15, 2017, Crick was placed on injured reserve after having back surgery.[6]


  1. ^ stats
  2. ^
  3. ^ Jared Crick to miss rest of season
  4. ^ "Jared Crick Combine Profile",
  5. ^ Mason, Andrew (April 6, 2016). "Broncos bolster D-line by adding Jared Crick".
  6. ^ Legwold, Jeff (September 15, 2017). "Jared Crick to have back surgery, placed on IR". ESPN. Retrieved September 15, 2017.

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