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Jason Trusnik
LB #93
Height:
6-4
Weight:
252
Age:
30
College:
Ohio Northern
Hometown:
Macedonia, OH
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
44
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1

Biography

FINS FACT
A native of Ohio, Jason was active in the Cleveland community during his time with the Browns. He founded the “Trusnik Nation” season ticket program which provided tickets, apparel and food for the Berea Children’s Home.
FINS FACT
A native of Ohio, Jason was active in the Cleveland community during his time with the Browns. He founded the “Trusnik Nation” season ticket program which provided tickets, apparel and food for the Berea Children’s Home.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Miami Dolphins on July 29, 2011 . . . Traded to Cleveland along with Chansi Stuckey and third- and fifth-round draft choices in 2010 for Braylon Edwards on October 7, 2009 . . . Signed by the Jets to the active roster on November 1, 2007 . . . Signed by the Jets to the practice squad on September 3, 2007 . . . Waived by the Jets on September 1, 2007 . . . Originally signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2007.

PRO
2010 - Appeared in all 16 games with five starts for the Browns . . . Registered 15 tackles, a sack and a pass breakup on defense . . . Added nine stops on special teams, a figure that tied for fifth on the squad . . . Part of a kickoff coverage group that led the NFL by allowing an average of only 17.8-yards per return . . . Also a member of a punt coverage unit that yielded an average of 7.1 yards per return, a figure that was fifth-best in the NFL . . .  Recorded a sack in opener at Tampa Bay (9/12) . . .  Notched a season-high six tackles at Buffalo (12/12).

2009 - Appeared in the first four games of the season with the N.Y. Jets . . . Posted six special teams tackles . . . Named the AFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Tennessee (9/27) in Week 3 after posting two tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery . . . Played in 12 games with 10 starts with the Browns . . . Registered 54 tackles, 2.5 sacks and a pass defensed on defense, along with a pair of stops on special teams . . . Made the first start of his career at Pittsburgh (10/18) and responded with four tackles and 1.5 sacks, the initial sacks of his career . . .  Notched a career-high 10 tackles at Cincinnati (11/29) . . .  Also a key blocker during kickoff returns, helping the Browns to an NFL-best average starting position of 31.4.

2008 - Played in seven games and was inactive for two contests . . . Spent the first seven games of the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list . . . Contributed five tackles and a fumble recovery on defense and 11 tackles on special teams . . . Notched four tackles and a fumble recovery against Miami (12/28) . . . Produced a career-high four special teams tackles at Tennessee (11/23).

2007 - Appeared in six games as a rookie and recorded six special teams tackles . . . Placed on Injured Reserve on December 26 . . . Spent first nine weeks of the season on the practice squad . . . Made NFL debut against Pittsburgh (11/18) when he recorded two special teams tackles.

COLLEGE
Finished his career at Ohio Northern University (2003-06) with a school-record 43 sacks in addition to generating 277 tackles . . . A two-time Division III All-American and first team All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection . . . Earned the Paul Hoernemann Award in 2006, given to the best defensive lineman in the OAC . . . Majored in early childhood education.

PERSONAL
Married (Nicole) . . . Attended Nordonia Hills High School in Macedonia, Ohio . . . Served as a shopping chaperone during 2007 holiday season for children of families who lost family members in the Iraq War . . . Consistently volunteers at Special Olympics events for children . . . Enjoys golfing and the outdoors.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 216 161 55 3.5 0 4 1 0 -- 0 0 1 3
2014 MIA 14 6 44 28 16 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2013 MIA 16 2 25 20 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 MIA 16 2 25 17 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 MIA 16 0 18 15 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 CLE 16 5 24 21 3 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 CLE 12 10 56 45 11 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 NYJ 4 0 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2008 NYJ 7 0 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2007 NYJ 6 0 8 4 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NE W 33-20 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @BUF L 10-29 10 5 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 KC L 15-34 9 7 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
4 @OAK W 38-14 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 GB L 24-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @CHI W 27-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @JAC W 27-13 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 SD W 37-0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @DET L 16-20 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 BUF W 22-9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @DEN L 36-39 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @NYJ W 16-13 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 BAL L 13-28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @NE L 13-41 10 5 5 -- -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --

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