Jordan A. Lucas
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Lucas in the 2019 NFL season
Personal information
Born: (1993-08-02) August 2, 1993 (age 28)
New Rochelle, New York
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:New Rochelle (NY)
Worcester Academy (MA)
College:Penn State
Position:Safety
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 204
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:47
Sacks:1.0
Pass deflections:3
Interceptions:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jordan A. Lucas (born August 2, 1993) is an American football safety who is a free agent. He played college football at Penn State University. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

High school

Lucas played at New Rochelle High School for coach Lou DiRienzo and then played one season at Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts. While at Worcester Academy, Lucas played defensive back and running back for coach David Dykeman and was selected the AA South Section Back of the Year as a senior.[1]

Lucas was rated as a three-star prospect by both Scout and Rivals coming out of high school.

College career

Lucas played at Penn State from 2012 to 2015 playing both cornerback and safety. He started out on defense and special teams as one of only six true freshmen in 2012. He played primarily at the cornerback position from 2013-2014 during his sophomore and junior seasons before switching to play safety for his senior season in 2015. His senior season was cut short due to injury. During his career he had 181 tackles, 3 interceptions, 11 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks.[2]

Career statistics

NCAA career statistics
Penn State Nittany Lions
Season Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Tot Solo Asst Loss Sck Int YDS Avg Lng TD PD FF
2012 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 12 11 65 45 20 4.5 1.0 3 37 12.3 0 0 13 2
2014 13 13 59 39 20 4.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2015 9 9 56 34 22 2.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Totals 35 33 181 119 62 11 4 3 37 12.3 0 0 25 2

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span
5 ft 11+58 in
(1.82 m)
201 lb
(91 kg)
30+18 in
(0.77 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
All values from NFL Combine[3]

Miami Dolphins

Lucas was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round with the 204th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.[4][5] He played in eight games as a rookie recording two tackles.

On September 2, 2017, Lucas was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] He was promoted to the active roster on October 3, 2017.[8]

Kansas City Chiefs

On August 31, 2018, Lucas was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs for a 2020 seventh-round draft pick.[9] Lucas, who became an restricted free agent following the end of the season, received an original round tender. On April 15, 2019, he officially signed the one-year $1.323 million tender.[10] Lucas won Super Bowl LIV with the Chiefs after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20.

Chicago Bears

Lucas signed with the Chicago Bears on March 26, 2020.[11] He chose to opt-out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic on August 3, 2020.[12]

On August 24, 2021, Lucas was placed on injured reserve.[13] He was removed from injured reserve with an injury settlement on September 1, 2021.[14]

Indianapolis Colts

On September 29, 2021, Lucas was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad.[15] He was released on November 16.

References

  1. ^ "Jordan Lucas Bio :: Penn State :: Official Athletic Site". Official Athletic Site :: Penn State Football. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on August 10, 2018. Retrieved February 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Jordan Lucas stats
  3. ^ "Jordan Lucas Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  4. ^ Poupart, Alain (April 30, 2016). "Dolphins Select Lucas In Sixth Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Archived from the original on February 19, 2018. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jordan Lucas Draft Profile". NFL.com.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on June 20, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dolphins Sign 8 To Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. September 3, 2017. Archived from the original on December 10, 2017.
  8. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. October 3, 2017. Archived from the original on February 8, 2018.
  9. ^ Florio, Mike (August 31, 2018). "Dolphins trade safety Jordan Lucas to the Chiefs". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  10. ^ Goldman, Charles (April 16, 2019). "Jordan Lucas, Justin Hamilton and Harrison Butker sign one-year tenders". USA Today. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  11. ^ Mayer, Larry (March 26, 2020). "Bears make seven free-agent signings official". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  12. ^ Mayer, Larry (August 3, 2020). "Roster Moves: Bears activate two, Lucas opts out". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved August 3, 2020.
  13. ^ Mayer, Larry (August 24, 2021). "Roster Moves: Bears reach mandatory 80-man limit". ChicagoBears.com.
  14. ^ Kevin Fishbain [@kfishbain] (September 1, 2021). "From the transaction wire, the Bears released DB Jordan Lucas with an injury settlement. The only players on IR are Danny Trevathan and Teven Jenkins" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  15. ^ "Colts Place CB T.J. Carrie On Injured Reserve, Elevate CB Anthony Chesley To 53-Man Roster, Sign S Jordan Lucas To Practice Squad". Colts.com. September 29, 2021.