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John Benjamin Broussard (born December 18, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at San José State.

John Broussard
No. 15
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1983-12-18) December 18, 1983 (age 35)
Port Arthur, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
High school:Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas)
College:San Jose State
NFL Draft:2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 229
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:126
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Broussard was a member of the New York Giants Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. He is the younger brother of San Jose SaberCats wide receiver Jamall Broussard.

Early lifeEdit

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, Broussard graduated from Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Houston, Texas in 2002.

College careerEdit

As a senior at San Jose State, Broussard helped the Spartans to a victory in the inaugural New Mexico Bowl as well as helping SJSU to its first winning season in 6 years.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

On September 9, 2007, in the Jaguars first regular season game, Broussard caught the first pass of his career, a 47-yard touchdown pass from quarterback David Garrard. Broussard was waived by the Jaguars on August 26, 2008.

New York GiantsEdit

Broussard was signed to the practice squad of the New York Giants on September 24, 2008 after wide receiver Taye Biddle was promoted to the active roster. Broussard was released on October 8 to make room for Biddle on the practice squad.

Chicago BearsEdit

Broussard was signed to the practice squad of the Chicago Bears on October 15, 2008. After finishing the season on the practice squad, he was re-signed to a future contract on December 29, 2008.

The Bears waived Broussard on August 31, 2009.

Personal lifeEdit

Broussard's brother Jamall, who also went to San Jose State, played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers as a return specialist in 2004.

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