Former Clemson DB makes Bills' 53-man roster
|Monday, September 5, 2016 10:09 AM- -|
Former Clemson defensive back and Buffalo Bills safety Jonathan Meeks made the Buffalo Bills' 53-man roster over the weekend according to team officials.
Meeks will add depth at the safety position and help out on special teams. The Bills kept six safeties on the their roster with Corey Graham, Aaron Williams, Robert Blanton, Duke Williams, Colt Anderson, and Jonathan Meeks.
The former Clemson defensive back had 13 tackles and two forced fumbles last season with the Bills. In 2014, Meeks spent the entire season on the injured reserve with a neck injury.
His rookie season he had two tackles after being a fifth-round draft pick (#143 overall) by the Bills in 2013.
For his Clemson career, he had 157 tackles, two tackles for loss, seven interceptions for 192 yards, four quarterback pressures, 13 pass breakups, and two recovered fumbles in 1,889 snaps over 50 games (24 starts) in his career. He is fifth in school history in interception return yards and fifth in takeaway return yards (195).