Andre Cisco
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Cisco with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2022
No. 5 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (2000-03-23) March 23, 2000 (age 24)
Queens, New York, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:IMG Academy
College:Syracuse (2018–2020)
NFL draft:2021 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:161
Sacks:1.5
Forced fumbles:3
Interceptions:7
Defensive touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Andre J. Cisco (born March 23, 2000) is an American football safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Syracuse, and was drafted by the Jaguars in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Early years

Cisco attended St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, New York, before transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida prior to his junior season.[1] He committed to Syracuse University to play college football.[2][3]

College career

As a freshman at Syracuse in 2018, Cisco started 11 of 13 games.[4] He recorded 60 tackles and seven interceptions, which was tied for most in the nation.[5] He was the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year and was a freshman All-American.[6] Cisco started nine games his sophomore season, missing three due to injury, and had 65 tackles, five interceptions and a touchdown.[7]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span Bench press
6 ft 0+58 in
(1.84 m)
216 lb
(98 kg)
32+12 in
(0.83 m)
10+58 in
(0.27 m)
17 reps
All values from Pro Day[8][9]

Cisco was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round (65th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.[10] He signed his four-year rookie contract with the Jaguars on June 10, 2021.[11] Cisco appeared in 17 games, of which he started the last three, as a rookie. He totaled 26 total tackles, two passes defended, and two forced fumbles.[12]

In Week 4 of the 2022 season, against the Philadelphia Eagles, Cisco recorded a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown in the 29–21 loss.[13] He appeared in 15 games, of which he started all of them. He finished with one sack, 73 total tackles, three interceptions, and ten passes defended.[14]

References

  1. ^ Mink, Nate (November 28, 2019). "Is the NFL coming sooner than later for Andre Cisco?". syracuse. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  2. ^ Bailey, Stephen (December 9, 2017). "3-star DB Andre Cisco commits to Syracuse football". New York Upstate. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  3. ^ Bailey, Stephen (August 7, 2018). "Syracuse's Andre Cisco 'not your average freshman'; will he start?". syracuse. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  4. ^ St. Croix, Josh (September 9, 2018). "Orange freshman Cisco isn't kidding around". NNY360. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  5. ^ Bailey, Stephen (May 3, 2019). "SU's Cisco wants to match All-American stats with performance". syracuse. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  6. ^ Bailey, Stephen (November 27, 2018). "SU's Andre Cisco named ACC Defensive Rookie of Year". syracuse. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  7. ^ "Andre Cisco 2019 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  8. ^ "Andre Cisco Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 16, 2021.
  9. ^ "Andre Cisco, Syracuse, FS, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved September 16, 2021.
  10. ^ Oehser, John (April 30, 2021). "No. 65 overall: Cisco is the selection". Jaguars.com. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  11. ^ Robinson, Sam (June 10, 2021). "NFL Draft Pick Signings: 6/10/21". Pro Football Rumors. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  12. ^ "Andre Cisco 2021 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  13. ^ "Jacksonville Jaguars at Philadelphia Eagles - October 2nd, 2022". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2023.
  14. ^ "Andre Cisco 2022 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2023.