PLAYER
Jeremiah Ledbetter
DT #98
Height:
6-3
Weight:
295
Age:
24
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Orlando, FL
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
14
SCK
0.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 14 6 8 0.5 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 DET 16 0 14 6 8 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ARI W 35-23 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @NYG W 24-10 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 ATL L 26-30 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN W 14-7 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CAR L 24-27 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @NO L 38-52 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 PIT L 15-20 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @GB W 30-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CLE W 38-24 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CHI W 27-24 1 0 1 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN L 23-30 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BAL L 20-44 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @TB W 24-21 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 CHI W 20-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @CIN L 17-26 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 GB W 35-11 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Comes to Detroit after being selected in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

PRO

Comes to Detroit after being selected in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

2017: Made rookie debut against Arizona in Week 1 (9/10) recording two tackles and a quarterback hit. 

COLLEGE

Played two seasons at Arkansas after transferring from Hutchinson Community College. Compiled 104 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks in 26 career games (25 starts).

2016: Recorded 49 total tackles, one forced fumble and two pass defenses in 13 starts for the Razorbacks.

  • Led the team in sacks (5.5) and tackles for loss (7.5).
  • Tied for third on the team and first among defensive linemen in tackles (49).

2015: Played in all 13 games (12 starts) as a junior after transferring to Arkansas. Took over as a starter on the defensive line in the second game of the season and never relinquished that role.

  • Finished the season with 55 total tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and two sacks.

PERSONAL

Attended Gainesville (Ga.) High School.

  • Son of Weldon and Sharon Ledbetter.
  • Father, Weldon played running back at Oklahoma and was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 1983 NFL Draft.
  • Cousin, Isaac Byrd, played wide receiver at Kansas and was a sixth round selection by the Tennessee Titans in the 1997 NFL Draft.
  • Played nose guard his senior season at Gainesville (Ga.) High School after moving from Orlando, Florida.
  • Led Gainesville to the Georgia class AAA state semifinals.
  • Also played basketball and baseball.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Ledbetter on managing weight

    Posted Aug 27, 2017

    DL Jeremiah Ledbetter talks about looking forward to the fourth preseason game and about managing his weight entering the season to increase his durability.

  • Jeremiah Ledbetter highlights

    Posted Apr 29, 2017

    Watch highlights of the Detroit Lions' sixth round pick Jeremiah Ledbetter.

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