New Orleans Saints

James Laurinaitis
current status: Off season
Birth Date:December 3, 1986 (29 years old)
Place of Birth:Minneapolis, MN
Hometown:Hamel, MN
College:Ohio State
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2009 (2/35).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
Season Stats
Games Defensive
G GS Tk Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 16 16 109 48 1 4 1 0 0 0 0
Scouting Report
Assets: A high-motor defender with an elite-level feel for the game. Always seems to be a step ahead. A punishing tackler that finishes his plays. Has great skills to get to the quarterback, stuff the run or drop back in coverage.
Flaws: Not the best pure athlete at the position. May be too aggressive at times and will miss some tackles. Still developing his instincts at reading the quarterback.
Career Potential: Outstanding middle linebacker.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NCAA Bronko Nagurski Award 2006
NCAA Dick Butkus Award 2007
NCAA Lott Trophy 2008