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Muhammad Wilkerson

DL

#96

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 28

Weight: 315 lbs

College: Temple

2017 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    26
  • SCK
    3.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    1

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WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 @Patriots L 6 - 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Chargers L 7 - 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Saints L 19 - 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Broncos L 0 - 23 3 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Chiefs W 38 - 31 3 6 3 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Panthers L 27 - 35 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Buccaneers L 10 - 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bills W 34 - 21 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Falcons L 20 - 25 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Dolphins L 28 - 31 2 4 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 0
6 Patriots L 17 - 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Browns W 17 - 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jaguars W 23 - 20 2 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Dolphins W 20 - 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Raiders L 20 - 45 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 @Bills L 12 - 21 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2011 New York Jets 16 16 35 49 14 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 New York Jets 16 15 36 69 33 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2013 New York Jets 16 16 43 63 20 10.5 0 3 1 6 6 6 0 2 0
2014 New York Jets 13 13 31 56 25 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 New York Jets 16 15 39 64 25 12 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016 New York Jets 15 14 33 58 25 4.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2017 New York Jets 13 12 26 46 20 3.5 0 4 1 3 3 3 0 0 0
TOTAL 105 101 243 405 162 44.5 1 28 2 9 4.5 6 0 10 1

Biography

Pro Highlights:

  • Posted 44½ sacks in seven seasons with the N.Y. Jets, good for No. 6 in franchise history.
  • One of only four defensive linemen in team history to register two seasons with 10-plus sacks (John Abraham and Mark Gastineau, three each; Shaun Ellis, two). 
  • Played in 105 games with 101 starts in seven seasons with the Jets, recording 498 tackles (324 solo), 44½ sacks, two interceptions, 26 passes defensed, 10 forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
  • Started 12 of 13 games played in 2017, recording 59 tackles (35 solo), 3½ sacks, nine QB hits, an interception and four passes defensed. 
  • Played in 15 games with 14 starts in 2016, recording 65-plus tackles (67, No. 6 on the team) for the fifth consecutive season. Also registered 4½ sacks and 10 QB hits (No. 5 on the team).
  • Named second-team All-Pro by The Associated Press and was selected to his first Pro Bowl in 2015 as he finished the year with a team-high 12 sacks, tied for the sixth most in the league and second most among 3-4 defensive linemen. Sack total was the most in a season by a Jets player since Ellis produced 12½ in 2003. 
  • Was a part of the No. 5-ranked rushing defense and No. 6-ranked overall defense in the NFL in 2014, starting all 13 games he played in and recording six sacks, 66 tackles (47 solo), four passes defensed and a forced fumble.
  • In 2013, was voted the Curtis Martin Team MVP by his teammates and was selected second-team All-Pro by AP after starting all 16 games and leading the team with 10½ sacks and setting a career high in tackles (91).
  • Appeared in all 16 games with 15 starts in 2012, recording 90 tackles (53 solo), two forced fumbles, six passes defensed, a fumble recovery, a touch­down, five sacks and a blocked field goal.
  • Started all 16 games as a rookie in 2011 and led all Jets defensive linemen in sacks, as his three were the most by a Jets rookie since Ellis and John Abraham registered 8½ and 4½, re­spectively, in 2000.

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