Jovan Belcher

Football Player
Born Jul 24, 1987

Jovan Allen Belcher was an American football linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He grew up in West Babylon, New York and was a standout high school athlete before attending and graduating from the University of Maine, where he played for the Maine Black Bears football team. Belcher was named an All-American twice in college after switching in his junior year from linebacker to defensive end.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on July 24, 1987.


Belcher was named to the second team pre-season All American team for the Football Championship Subdivision football prior to the 2008 season.
2009 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Prior to the 2009 NFL Draft, Belcher was considered one of the best “small-school prospects” in the draft and was projected to move back to outside linebacker in the NFL. … Read More
2010 22 Years Old He recorded 87 tackles. 10 tackles less than his 2010 season.
2011 23 Years Old Following the 2011 season, Belcher agreed to tender during the offseason.
2012 24 Years Old He was re-signed on March 22, 2012.
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