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James Ihedigbo
SS #32
Height:
6-1
Weight:
214
College:
Massachusetts
Experience:
7
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 89 267 180 87 8.5 0 13 3 0 54 -- 37
2014 DET 4 23 17 6 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 BAL 16 101 63 38 0 -- 11 3 0 54 18 37
2012 BAL 16 25 18 7 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NE 16 69 46 23 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYJ 14 22 21 1 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 15 19 12 7 2 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 NYJ 8 8 3 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Download 2011 Bio Update Transactions

James Ihedigbo signed with the Ravens on 9/3/12...Waived by the New England Patriots on 8/31/12...Originally signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent on 5/15/07.

Career

• Has 109 tackles (72 solo), 6 sacks, 2 PD, 1 FF and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 72 tackles (50 solo) while with the Patriots in 2011
• Owns 74 career special teams tackles
• Produced a single-game career-high 8 tackles twice in 2011 (12/24 vs. Mia. and 11/13 vs. NYJ)
• Recorded his first-career sack at TB (12/13/09)
• Led the Jets with a career-high 27 special teams stops in 2009

2012: (with Baltimore – 16/3, 4/0) Finished with 19 tackles, 1 sack and 1 PD...Also produced 6 solo special teams stops

• Started and produced 4 tackles for a defense that held the Giants to 186 total yards and 20% (2-of-10) on third down in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)
• Started in place of an injured Bernard Pollard (chest) and posted a season-high 6 tackles in game 14 vs. Den. (12/16)
• Recorded a sack (-7 yards) and a special teams stop in the 13-10 victory in game 10 at Pit. (11/18)
• Played in all four playoff games, recording a tackle from scrimmage and a special teams stop

2011: (with New England – 16/12, 3/3) Finished the season with a career-high 72 tackles and 1 PD...Also recorded 4 special teams stops after signing with NE on 8/19/11

• Produced a career-high-tying 8 tackles in game 15 vs. Mia. (12/24)
• Established a career high with 8 tackles in game 9 vs. NYJ (11/13)
• Netted 7 solo tackles (a career high for solo stops) in game 7 at Pit. (10/30)
• Recorded 20 tackles and 1 sack in three postseason contests

2010: (with NY Jets – 14/0, 3/0) Recorded 22 tackles, a career-high 3 sacks and 1 FR...Finished second on the team with a career-high 27 special teams tackles

• Recorded 2 solo tackles and 1 sack (-6 yards) in game 9 at Cle. (11/14)
• Posted 2 solo tackles and 1 sack (-3 yards) in game 4 at Buf. (10/3)
• Netted a season-high three tackles in game 3 at Mia. (9/26)
• Saw action in 3 postseason contests, producing 3 tackles from scrimmage and 1 special teams stop

2009: (with NY Jets – 15/0, 3/0) Posted 19 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 FF for the Jets’ No. 1-ranked defense...Also led the Jets with 26 special teams tackles

• Recorded 2 tackles, including a sack (-7 yards), and his first-caraeer FF in the season finale vs. Cin. (1/3/10)
• Produced 1 tackle, his first-career sack (-4 yards), and 2 special teams stops in game 13 vs. Car. (12/13)
• Played in three postseason contests, finishing with 6 tackles from scrimmage and 10 special teams stops

2008: (with NY Jets – 8/0) Netted 8 tackles from scrimmage and 11 special teams stops after being signed to the Jets’ 53-man roster (from their practice squad) on 10/29...Signed to the Jets’ practice squad on 9/3

• Posted his first-career tackle from scrimmage and a special teams stop in game 11 at Ten. (11/23)
• Played in his first-career NFL game in game 8 at Buf. (11/2)

2007: (with NY Jets – 0/0) Spent his entire rookie season on Injured Reserve (arm) after signing with the Jets as a rookie free agent

College
Former walk-on, who was a three-year starter (45 of 47 games) and finished his career with 257 tackles (171 solo), 12.5 sacks, 23.5 TFL, 9 INTs and 28 PD...Ranked sixth on the team with 72 tackles as a senior in 2006...Also posted 5 sacks, 4 FFs (led Atlantic 10), 8 PD and 3 INTs...Started all 11 games and was named third-team All-Conference after recording 58 tackles for the nation-leading scoring defense and No. 3-ranked total defense as a junior in 2005...Finished third in the league with a career-high 7.5 sacks, led UMass with 12 TFL and netted 2 INTs...Started nine games and posted 52 tackles as a sophomore in 2004...Saw action in 12 games (10 starts) and recorded career highs in tackles (74) and INTs (4) as a redshirt freshman in 2003...Majored in sociology.

High School, Personal: Prepped at Amherst (MA) HS, where he was a two-time All-Western Massachusetts and All-League selection...Rushed for 1,012 yards and 18 TDs as a senior, while totaling over 2,000 all-purpose yards... Selected to play in the Shrine Chowder Classic Bowl...Also a member of the basketball (earning All-County honors), lacrosse and track teams...Last name is pronounced: ee- HEAD-ee-bo.

Community: Established HOPE Africa (Helping Our People Excel) to aide as a boost for future young African leaders... To achieve its goal, the foundation provides academic scholarships, volunteer opportunities, internships and a network of people to help create sustainable projects... In Nov. 2012, hosted a celebrity fundraising dinner party with teammates benefitting H.O.P.E. Africa...Participated in several Ravens’ team events, including the NFL Play 60 Super School Visit at Stoneleigh Elementary, Helping Up Mission Coat Drive and A Purple Evening, the annual women’s event...Supported the Ravens Hometown Huddle in Oct. 2012 by taking part in the first-ever Ravens TEAM Challenge at M&T Bank Stadium...Also supported numerous teammates’ events, including Vonta Leach’s Celebrity Billiards Tournament benefitting breast cancer research, the Lardarius Webb Charity Bowling Classic and Jameel McClain’s  Thanksgiving Dinner at the Salvation Army.

Download 2011 Bio Update Transactions

James Ihedigbo signed with the Ravens on 9/3/12...Waived by the New England Patriots on 8/31/12...Originally signed with the Jets as a rookie free agent on 5/15/07.

Career

• Has 109 tackles (72 solo), 6 sacks, 2 PD, 1 FF and 1 FR
• Posted a career-high 72 tackles (50 solo) while with the Patriots in 2011
• Owns 74 career special teams tackles
• Produced a single-game career-high 8 tackles twice in 2011 (12/24 vs. Mia. and 11/13 vs. NYJ)
• Recorded his first-career sack at TB (12/13/09)
• Led the Jets with a career-high 27 special teams stops in 2009

2012: (with Baltimore – 16/3, 4/0) Finished with 19 tackles, 1 sack and 1 PD...Also produced 6 solo special teams stops

• Started and produced 4 tackles for a defense that held the Giants to 186 total yards and 20% (2-of-10) on third down in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)
• Started in place of an injured Bernard Pollard (chest) and posted a season-high 6 tackles in game 14 vs. Den. (12/16)
• Recorded a sack (-7 yards) and a special teams stop in the 13-10 victory in game 10 at Pit. (11/18)
• Played in all four playoff games, recording a tackle from scrimmage and a special teams stop

2011: (with New England – 16/12, 3/3) Finished the season with a career-high 72 tackles and 1 PD...Also recorded 4 special teams stops after signing with NE on 8/19/11

• Produced a career-high-tying 8 tackles in game 15 vs. Mia. (12/24)
• Established a career high with 8 tackles in game 9 vs. NYJ (11/13)
• Netted 7 solo tackles (a career high for solo stops) in game 7 at Pit. (10/30)
• Recorded 20 tackles and 1 sack in three postseason contests

2010: (with NY Jets – 14/0, 3/0) Recorded 22 tackles, a career-high 3 sacks and 1 FR...Finished second on the team with a career-high 27 special teams tackles

• Recorded 2 solo tackles and 1 sack (-6 yards) in game 9 at Cle. (11/14)
• Posted 2 solo tackles and 1 sack (-3 yards) in game 4 at Buf. (10/3)
• Netted a season-high three tackles in game 3 at Mia. (9/26)
• Saw action in 3 postseason contests, producing 3 tackles from scrimmage and 1 special teams stop

2009: (with NY Jets – 15/0, 3/0) Posted 19 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 FF for the Jets’ No. 1-ranked defense...Also led the Jets with 26 special teams tackles

• Recorded 2 tackles, including a sack (-7 yards), and his first-caraeer FF in the season finale vs. Cin. (1/3/10)
• Produced 1 tackle, his first-career sack (-4 yards), and 2 special teams stops in game 13 vs. Car. (12/13)
• Played in three postseason contests, finishing with 6 tackles from scrimmage and 10 special teams stops

2008: (with NY Jets – 8/0) Netted 8 tackles from scrimmage and 11 special teams stops after being signed to the Jets’ 53-man roster (from their practice squad) on 10/29...Signed to the Jets’ practice squad on 9/3

• Posted his first-career tackle from scrimmage and a special teams stop in game 11 at Ten. (11/23)
• Played in his first-career NFL game in game 8 at Buf. (11/2)

2007: (with NY Jets – 0/0) Spent his entire rookie season on Injured Reserve (arm) after signing with the Jets as a rookie free agent

College
Former walk-on, who was a three-year starter (45 of 47 games) and finished his career with 257 tackles (171 solo), 12.5 sacks, 23.5 TFL, 9 INTs and 28 PD...Ranked sixth on the team with 72 tackles as a senior in 2006...Also posted 5 sacks, 4 FFs (led Atlantic 10), 8 PD and 3 INTs...Started all 11 games and was named third-team All-Conference after recording 58 tackles for the nation-leading scoring defense and No. 3-ranked total defense as a junior in 2005...Finished third in the league with a career-high 7.5 sacks, led UMass with 12 TFL and netted 2 INTs...Started nine games and posted 52 tackles as a sophomore in 2004...Saw action in 12 games (10 starts) and recorded career highs in tackles (74) and INTs (4) as a redshirt freshman in 2003...Majored in sociology.

High School, Personal: Prepped at Amherst (MA) HS, where he was a two-time All-Western Massachusetts and All-League selection...Rushed for 1,012 yards and 18 TDs as a senior, while totaling over 2,000 all-purpose yards... Selected to play in the Shrine Chowder Classic Bowl...Also a member of the basketball (earning All-County honors), lacrosse and track teams...Last name is pronounced: ee- HEAD-ee-bo.

Community: Established HOPE Africa (Helping Our People Excel) to aide as a boost for future young African leaders... To achieve its goal, the foundation provides academic scholarships, volunteer opportunities, internships and a network of people to help create sustainable projects... In Nov. 2012, hosted a celebrity fundraising dinner party with teammates benefitting H.O.P.E. Africa...Participated in several Ravens’ team events, including the NFL Play 60 Super School Visit at Stoneleigh Elementary, Helping Up Mission Coat Drive and A Purple Evening, the annual women’s event...Supported the Ravens Hometown Huddle in Oct. 2012 by taking part in the first-ever Ravens TEAM Challenge at M&T Bank Stadium...Also supported numerous teammates’ events, including Vonta Leach’s Celebrity Billiards Tournament benefitting breast cancer research, the Lardarius Webb Charity Bowling Classic and Jameel McClain’s  Thanksgiving Dinner at the Salvation Army.

 

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