Jamaal Westerman life and biography

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Jamaal Westerman biography

Date of birth : 1985-02-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-02
Credited as : Football player NFL, linebacker for the Jets, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Jamaal Westerman is an American football defensive end and linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Rutgers.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

◊ 5/1/09, NYJ, Signed, Undrafted FA

BEFORE THE NFL

◊ Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Rutgers, was a second-team All-BIG EAST selection in 2006 and 2008...For his career, Westerman finished with 26 sacks, third highest in school history, in 50 career games, and totaled 141 tackles, including 45 behind the line of scrimmage.
◊ Led the Scarlet Knights with six sacks in 12 games...Ended the season with 33 tackles.
◊ Enrolled in Rutgers in January 2004 to take part in spring practice before his freshman season.
◊ Played at Notre Dame Academy in Brampton, Ontario...Four year starter who led team in tackles and sacks as a senior. Also led league in tackles, sacks and tackles-for-loss.

OFF THE FIELD

◊ Born Jamaal Akeem Westerman in Brooklyn, NY.
◊ Family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL...Played his freshman season at St. Thomas Aquinas HS in Ft. Lauderdale before moving to Ontario and enrolling at Notre Dame Secondary School.
◊ Both his parents hail from Barbados.
◊ Graduated from Rutgers in May 2008 with a degree in labor-employee relations and a minor in sociology.
◊ Pursuing his Masters in labor-employment relations.

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