Players

Jaye Howard
DT #94
Height:
6-3
Weight:
301
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Apopka, Fla.
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 20 41 28 13 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 KC 15 35 23 12 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 3 6 5 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 SEA 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Drafted with the second of two fourth-round choices (114th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Played in two regular season games, making his NFL debut vs. the N.Y Jets (11/11/12) and was inactive for both playoff games.

COLLEGE:
Played for current Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn for two seasons at Florida. Played in 45 games as a Gator, making 25 starts with 131 tackles (80 solo), 25.5 tackles for loss, 11.0 quarterback sacks, two pass breakups and three fumble recoveries during his time at UF. Started all 13 games at defensive tackle in his senior season. Finished tied for second on the team with 10.0 tackles for loss, totaling a team-best 64 yards, and 5.5 sacks, for a team-high 50 yards. Fourth on the team with 65 tackles on the year. Voted Team Captain by his teammates. In his junior year at Alabama, wore jersey number 62 in tribute to former Gators player Lamar Abel, a former walk-on who was part of the 2008 Florida National Championship team. Abel passed away on May 22, 2010. Had 29 tackles on the season with 10.0 tackles for loss. Had a career-high 10 tackles in the 2009 SEC Championship Game versus Alabama his sophomore year.

PERSONAL:
Rated ninth among defensive ends by ESPN.com after playing at Jones High School. Played both defensive end and linebacker in high school. During his senior year, had 8.0 sacks, 15 tackles and four fumble recoveries. As a junior, he collected 116 tackles, including 20 for a loss, and totaled 10 sacks. Also played basketball in high school and led Jones to the Class 3A state title.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Drafted with the second of two fourth-round choices (114th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Played in two regular season games, making his NFL debut vs. the N.Y Jets (11/11/12) and was inactive for both playoff games.

COLLEGE:
Played for current Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn for two seasons at Florida. Played in 45 games as a Gator, making 25 starts with 131 tackles (80 solo), 25.5 tackles for loss, 11.0 quarterback sacks, two pass breakups and three fumble recoveries during his time at UF. Started all 13 games at defensive tackle in his senior season. Finished tied for second on the team with 10.0 tackles for loss, totaling a team-best 64 yards, and 5.5 sacks, for a team-high 50 yards. Fourth on the team with 65 tackles on the year. Voted Team Captain by his teammates. In his junior year at Alabama, wore jersey number 62 in tribute to former Gators player Lamar Abel, a former walk-on who was part of the 2008 Florida National Championship team. Abel passed away on May 22, 2010. Had 29 tackles on the season with 10.0 tackles for loss. Had a career-high 10 tackles in the 2009 SEC Championship Game versus Alabama his sophomore year.

PERSONAL:
Rated ninth among defensive ends by ESPN.com after playing at Jones High School. Played both defensive end and linebacker in high school. During his senior year, had 8.0 sacks, 15 tackles and four fumble recoveries. As a junior, he collected 116 tackles, including 20 for a loss, and totaled 10 sacks. Also played basketball in high school and led Jones to the Class 3A state title.