Janoris Jenkins
CB #20
Height:
5-10
Weight:
198
Age:
28
College:
North Alabama
Hometown:
Pahokee, FL
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
49
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
3

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-  Originally a 2nd round (39th pick overall) draft choice by the St. Louis Rams in 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 10, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-  Jenkins has played in 60 regular-season games with 58 starts…His career statistics include 283 tackles (252 solo), 10 interceptions, including 5 returned for touchdowns, 53 passes defensed, 3 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 sack.
TRANSACTIONS:
-  Originally a 2nd round (39th pick overall) draft choice by the St. Louis Rams in 2012…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 10, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-  Jenkins has played in 60 regular-season games with 58 starts…His career statistics include 283 tackles (252 solo), 10 interceptions, including 5 returned for touchdowns, 53 passes defensed, 3 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, and 1 sack.
-  In 2015, started all 15 games in which he played at right cornerback…Inactive with a concussion vs. Detroit (12/13)…Finished with 66 tackles (60 solo), 3 interceptions, 13 passes defensed and 1 forced fumble...Recorded 6 solo tackles and 1 pass defensed vs. Arizona (12/6)…Picked off an Andy Dalton pass for his 3rd interception of the season and had 3 solo tackles at Cincinnati (11/29)…Recorded 5 solo tackles and a pass defensed at Minnesota (11/8)…Contributed 5 tackles (4 solo), 2 passes defensed and a forced fumble that was recovered by safety Rodney McLeod and returned 20 yards for a touchdown vs. Cleveland (10/25)...Intercepted a Carson Palmer pass and added 5 solo tackles at Arizona (10/4)….Nabbed his 1st interception of the season off Ben Roethlisberger and recorded 7 (6 solo) vs. Pittsburgh (9/27)...Had 5 solo tackles at Washington (9/20)…Opened the season with 6 tackles (4 solo) and 1 pass defensed vs. Seattle (9/13).
-  In 2014, played in 14 games with 13 starts at right corner…Registered 65 tackles (60 solo), returned both of his interceptions for touchdowns and had 2 forced fumbles...Posted 8 tackles (7 solo), 2 passes defensed and a forced fumble vs. Arizona (12/11)..Picked off Philip Rivers’ pass at the 1-yard line and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown at San Diego (11/23). It was his 2nd interception of the season, 7th of his career, and 5th for a touchdown. He also forced a Keenan Allen fumble and recorded 4 tackles (3 solo)…Had 9 solo tackles vs. Seattle (10/19)…Intercepted a Tony Romo pass intended for Dez Bryant and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown, and had 5 solo tackles, vs. Dallas (9/21).
-  In 2013, started all 16 games at right corner…Registered 69 tackles (57 solo), 1 sack, 1 interception, and a career-high 18 passes defensed...Tied a career single with 4 passes defensed, and had 6 tackles (5 solo) vs. New Orleans (12/15…Tallied 7 tackles (6 solo) vs. Chicago (11/24)…At Houston (10/13), Jenkins intercepted a T.J. Yates pass, and tackled Yates behind the line of scrimmage for his first career sack…Contributed a career-high 10 tackles (7 solo) at Dallas (9/22)…Had 8 tackles (6 solo) at Atlanta (9/15), and 5 tackles (4 solo), and 3 passes defensed vs. Arizona (9/8).
-  As a rookie in 2012, Jenkins played in 15 games with 14 starts at right cornerback…Named to Pro Football Weekly’s All-Rookie Team...Led the Rams with 4 interceptions, including 3 he returned for touchdowns…Tied the NFL rookie record with 3 interception returns for touchdowns and led NFL with 4 total defensive touchdowns...Led the Rams with 15 passes defensed, and had a career-high 83 tackles (75 solo)…Jenkins started in his NFL debut, at Detroit (9/9) and intercepted a pass from Matthew Stafford at the Rams’ 3-yard line and returned it 34 yards. Also had 6 solo tackles…Registered 6 tackles (5 solo) and 2 passes defensed vs. Washington (9/16) and had 8 tackles (7 solo) and 2 passes defensed at Chicago (9/23)…Recorded 4 tackles and 4 passes defensed vs. Arizona (10/4) and 8 tackles (7 solo) vs. Green Bay (10/21)…Contributed 4 solo tackles and blocked a 26-yard field goal attempt vs. the Jets (11/18).
-  At Arizona (11/25), Jenkins intercepted Ryan Lindley and returned it 36 yards for a touchdown, and recorded a 2nd interception for a touchdown when he picked off Lindley and returned it 39 yards. He was the first Rams player with 2 interceptions for touchdowns in a game, and the 4th rookie in NFL history with to accomplish the feat…The previous three came in 1925, 1948 and 1960. Also had 4 solo tackles. Jenkins was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week…Scored again the follow week vs. San Francisco (12/2) when he recovered a fumble at the 49ers’ 2-yard line and returned it for a touchdown, his 3rd score in 2 games. Became the first Rams rookie to record 3 defensive touchdowns, and the first Rams player to do it since Mike Jones in 1999. Also had 6 tackles (5 solo)…Registered a team-high 9 solo tackles vs. Minnesota (12/16)…Picked up his 4th interception, and the 3rd he returned for a touchdown, when he grabbed a Josh Freeman pass and returned it 41 yards for a score. Tied a franchise record for most interception touchdowns in a season, joining Monte Jackson (1976) and Rod Perry (1978). His 3 scores via interception tied the NFL rookie record, previously set by Ronnie Lott and Lem Barney.

COLLEGE:
-  Played his final year at North Alabama after spending 3seasons at Florida...Played in 40 games with 36 starts at Florida…Recorded 121 tackles (92 solo) with 8 interceptions (1 returned for a touchdown), 25 pass deflections, 2 sacks, 10 stops for losses, and 2 forced fumbles…In 2008, was named Freshman All-America while helping the Gators capture a BCS National Championship...As a junior in 2010, he was a 2nd-team All-SEC and 3rd-team All-America…Division II 2nd-team All-America as a senior at UNA.

PERSONAL:
-  Social & behavioral sciences major…Parade and EA Sports All-America defensive back at Pahokee (Fla.) High School, where he earned first-team Class 2B all-state honors as a senior…Two-way star collected 6 interceptions and recorded over 80 tackles as a senior, while gaining over 1,000 yards on offense…Participated in numerous community events, including Coach Fisher & Friends Celebrity Softball game, the Kickoff for Charity Luncheon, and the All-Community Team Ticket Program,  The Rabbit Hole.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 306 274 32 2.0 0 67 13 305 -- 99 5 4 2
2016 NYG 15 15 49 44 5 1.0 0 18 3 26 8.7 23 0 1 --
2015 STL 15 15 64 56 8 0.0 -- 16 3 0 -- 0 0 1 --
2014 STL 14 13 59 55 4 0.0 0 5 2 124 62 99 2 2 --
2013 STL 16 16 61 55 6 1.0 -- 14 1 5 5 5 0 0 1
2012 STL 15 14 73 64 9 0.0 0 14 4 150 37.5 41 3 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DAL W 20-19 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NO W 16-13 8 7 1 0.0 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 WAS L 27-29 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN L 10-24 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @GB L 16-23 2 1 1 0.0 -- 3 2 26 13 23 0 0 --
6 BAL W 27-23 5 5 0 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @LA W 17-10 4 4 0 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 PHI W 28-23 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CIN W 21-20 6 6 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 CHI W 22-16 2 2 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @CLE W 27-13 5 3 2 1.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @PIT L 14-24 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL W 10-7 2 2 0 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 1 --
15 DET W 17-6 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @PHI L 19-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @WAS W 19-10 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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