Jason Babin is a former Pro Bowl linebacker for the the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Western Michigan University, and was twice recognized as the conference defensive player of the year. Babin was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, and has also played for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Babin attended Western Michigan University, where he played for the Western Michigan Broncos football team from 2000 to 2003. He finished his college football career with 38 sacks, 299 tackles, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Babin started 25 of 47 games at WMU, setting Broncos career marks in sacks (38) and tackles for loss (75). Babin also had two passes defended, blocked three punts and had three receptions for 55 yards.
As a senior, Babin made 115 tackles and matched his career-high with 15 sacks and made 33 tackles behind the line of scrimmage. As a junior he started all 12 games and made 94 tackles (26 for loss), 15 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed. Babin also blocked two punts and caught three passes for 35 yards. He made 56 tackles (13 for loss) as a sophomore, plus a team-leading seven sacks and two forced fumbles. As a freshman, Babin played in all 12 games, collected 34 tackles and was the only true freshman to earn a letter.
In week one of the 2011 regular season against the St. Louis Rams, Babin had two sacks, which matched his previous total during his last stint with the Eagles. He then went on a rampage, acquiring 8 sacks in three games, and climbed to the top of the NFL with 18 sacks with 2 games remaining in the season. Babin finished the season with 40 tackles and 18 sacks, the highest of his career.
The featured black and white under armour cleats were game worn by Jason Babin as a member of the New York Jets. Babin has signed both cleats and added “Game Worn” in silver. The size 12.5 cleats show great use!