Jason Pierre-Paul has made a huge impact on the New York Giants since he entered the league in 2010. His presence in the game has been instrumental in the team getting some of its biggest wins. Here are five things you may not know about this great, great player.
Jason Pierre-Paul didn’t take up football until his junior year in high school. He had been a basketball player for many years.
Jason Pierre-Paul came into the NFL out of the University of South Florida. Prior to attending there he had played at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas.
Jason Pierre-Paul scored his first NFL touchdown on October 28, 2012 in a win over the Cowboys when he intercepted Tony Romo and returned it 28 yards for a touchdown.
First QB Sack
The first quarterback Jason Pierre-Paul sacked in his NFL career was David Garrard of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2010.
That Jersey Number
Jason Pierre-Paul wears jersey number 90 for the New York Giants. Others who have worn that number for the team in the past include Jack Golden, Kenny Holmes, Chris Jones, Ryan Kuehl, and Corey Widmer.