One of many stars of Greg Schiano’s first stint at Rutgers has formally ended a memorable soccer profession.
Former Scarlet Knights security Jason McCourty introduced his retirement from the NFL on Friday afternoon, ending a 13-year profession within the league wherein he performed for the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins. He gained a Tremendous Bowl alongside his twin brother Devin with the Patriots in 2018, defeating the Los Angeles Rams in Tremendous Bowl 53.
“These previous 13 seasons have been one hell of a journey,” he mentioned in a video he posted on Instagram to share the information. “As I mirror and look again at my profession, I’ve surpassed each and any expectation I set for myself again in 2009.”
An unranked recruit out of Saint Joseph Montvale, Jason McCourty starred at cornerback at Rutgers beneath Schiano for 3 seasons from 2007 to 2009. Following a school profession that ended with 148 tackles, two interceptions and 20 cross breakups, McCourty was drafted within the sixth-round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans.
He spent 9 seasons in Nashville earlier than transferring onto Cleveland, the place he was a member of the second staff in NFL historical past to go winless in a 16-game season. McCourty then joined his twin brother Devin in New England, spending three seasons enjoying beneath legendary coach Invoice Belichick and successful a Tremendous Bowl ring in his first season in Foxborough.
McCourty finishes his NFL profession with 744 tackles, 108 cross deflections, 18 interceptions, 9 compelled fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries and one sack.
Story by Brian Fonseca, nj.com