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Jared Odrick
DT #98
Height:
6-5
Weight:
302
Age:
26
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Lebanon, PA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
8
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
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Biography

FINS FACT
Jared was an All-America defensive tackle at Penn State and found himself in a pretty exclusive neighborhood while in college. He was just the fourth Nittany Lions’ player to earn Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year honors. Legendary coach Joe Paterno called him one of the best defensive lineman he had every coached in his Hall of Fame career. “Odrick is an outstanding football player, and I think that he deserves everything he’s got,” Paterno said. “He’s been a leader. He practices hard. He even played hurt. He practiced hurt. He’s a big-time player.”
FINS FACT
Jared was an All-America defensive tackle at Penn State and found himself in a pretty exclusive neighborhood while in college. He was just the fourth Nittany Lions’ player to earn Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year honors. Legendary coach Joe Paterno called him one of the best defensive lineman he had every coached in his Hall of Fame career. “Odrick is an outstanding football player, and I think that he deserves everything he’s got,” Paterno said. “He’s been a leader. He practices hard. He even played hurt. He practiced hurt. He’s a big-time player.”

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
First-round draft choice of the Dolphins in 2010 (28th overall).

PRO
2010 - Started first game of the season at Buffalo (9/12) and had one tackle before leaving the game permanently with a leg injury . . . Was inactive four games before being placed on Injured Reserve on Oct. 22 and missing remainder of the season.

COLLEGE
Four-year letterman (2006-09) and three-year starter at Penn State . . . Recorded career totals of 104 tackles (47 solo) with 14.5 sacks and 25.5 stops for losses . . . Also caused a fumble, blocked two kicks, recorded a safety and deflected five passes . . . Started all 13 games at left defensive tackle as a senior in 2009 . . . Earned first-team All-American honors . . . Named a first-team All-Big Ten Conference choice and the league’s Defensive Player of the Year by the Big Ten’s coaches, becoming the first defensive lineman to receive that honor since 1993 . . . Also chosen as Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year . . . Recorded a career-best 43 tackles (17 solos), seven sacks and added 11 stops for losses . . . Also added one pass deflection and a blocked kick . . . Played in all 13 games with 11 starts at left defensive tackle as a junior in 2008 . . . Earned first-team All-Big Ten Conference honors . . . Recorded 41 tackles (19 solo) with 4.5 sacks, 9.5 stops for losses and one quarterback pressure . . . Also caused a fumble and deflected three passes . . . Registered a safety against Michigan . . . Helped the team rank eighth in the nation in rush defense (93.2 ypg) . . . Played in eight games with seven starts at defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2007 . . . Recorded 16 tackles (eight solo) with two sacks, four stops for losses, a pass deflection and a blocked kick . . . Sustained two broken bones in his left hand against Wisconsin but returned the following week to start at Indiana . . . Suffered a dislocated right ankle, ending his season, in the first quarter vs. the Hoosiers . . .  Played in ten games as a freshman in 2006 . . . Recorded four tackles (three solo) . . . Recorded first career sack at Minnesota . . . Holds degree in sociology.

PERSONAL
Attended Lebanon (Pa.) High School . . . Named as a Parade and U.S. Army All-American selection as a senior . . . Added first-team All-State honors and was a Big 33 Classic selection . . . Recorded 70 tackles, with 10 stops for losses, five sacks and three blocked kicks as a senior . . . Registered 80 tackles, including 18 behind the line of scrimmage, eight sacks and 60 pancake blocks as a two-way tackle during his junior season . . . Also lettered in basketball and track and field . . . Worked as a sports department clerk at the Lebanon Daily News in high school . . . Spoke at the Broward County Juvenile Detention Center . . . Participated in the Miami Dolphins Foundation Fishing Awards Dinner . . . Growing up was a fan of the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia Eagles and favorite athletes were Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali . . . Lists “Gladiator” as favorite movie, “Family Guy,” “The Sopranos” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as favorite television show, “Hoop Dreams” as favorite book and Drake as favorite recording artist . . . Full name is Jared Taylor Odrick, born December 31, 1987, in Lancaster, Pa.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 108 86 22 16.5 0 7 1 39 -- 39 0 3 0
2014 MIA 4 4 8 6 2 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 MIA 16 5 42 33 9 4.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 MIA 16 12 35 26 9 5.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 MIA 16 7 22 20 2 6.0 -- 2 1 39 39 39 0 1 --
2010 MIA 1 1 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NE W 33-20 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @BUF L 10-29 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 KC L 15-34 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
4 @OAK W 38-14 1 1 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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