Patrick Chung

Patrick Chung
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No. 23 New England Patriots
Position:Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth:(1987-08-19) August 19, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth:Kingston, Jamaica
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Rancho Cucamonga (CA)
NFL Draft:2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34
Career history
  • New England Patriots (2009-2012)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2013)
  • New England Patriots (2014-present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x Super Bowl Champion (XLIX, LI)
  • 2ח First-team All-Pac-10 (2007, 2008)
  • First-team Freshman All America (2005)
  • Second-team All America (2007)
  • Oregon record for defensive starts (51)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Total tackles:559
Pass deflections:42
Forced fumbles:1
Defensive touchdowns:1
Player stats at


Patrick Christopher Chung (given birth to August 19, 1987) can be an American soccer strong protection for the brand new England Patriots from the Country wide Football Little league. He was drafted from the Patriots in the next round of this year’s 2009 NFL Draft. He performed college soccer at Oregon and in addition has been an associate from the Philadelphia Eagles.


Chung was created in Kingston, Jamaica. He offers four brothers and three sisters.Chung lived in Jamaica until he was 10 before moving to Caifornia, where he attended Rancho Cucamonga SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Rancho Cucamonga, California; He performed football like a protection and wide recipient and was a two-time All-League choose.

College career

Chung enrolled in the University or college of Oregon in 2004. After redshirting in 2004, Chung required at the "rover" placement in 2005, rating second within the group with 91 tackles (5 single), as he triggered a fumble and deflected five goes by. He gained All-Pacific-10 Meeting honorable point out honors, and an area within the Sports Information Freshman All-American Group. In 2006, Chung once more gained All-Pac-10 honorable point out, finishing third within the group with 84 tackles, two sacks, and four interceptions.Like a junior, Chung was named Second Group All-American and first-team All-Pac-10 Meeting. He received the Gordon E. Wilson Award, directed at the team's best special teams participant. He averaged 22.3 yards on nine kickoff results while leading the Ducks having a career-high 117 tackles (71 solos), adding 7.5 halts for loss. He split up nine goes by and was acknowledged with a set of interceptions.Chung garnered Third Group All-American accolades furthermore to producing the All-Pac 10 first-team for the next consecutive yr in 2008. Along with unpleasant lineman Maximum Unger, the set set the institution record with 51 consecutive beginning assignments. He previously 92 tackles (58 solos) in 13 video games, discovering two sacks among his 6.5 halts for loss. He triggered and retrieved a fumble, batted down seven goes by and came back his just interception 31 back yards for any touchdown.Chung keeps the variation of beginning more video games than some other defensive participant in Oregon background, having started 51 right video games during his collegiate profession.

Professional career


Pre-draft measurables Ht Wt 40‑yd dash 10-yd break up 20-yd break up 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert leap Large BP Wonderlic 5 feet 11 ⁄ 4  in (1.81 m) 212 lb (96 kg) 4.59 s 1.58 s 2.57 s 4.24 s 7.11 s 34 in (0.86 m) 9 feet 11 in (3.02 m) 25 repetitions 23 All beliefs from NFL Scouting Combine except shuttle and 3-cone (Oregon Pro Time)

New England Patriots

Chung was drafted by the brand new Britain Patriots in the next round (34th general) of this year's 2009 NFL Draft. He authorized using the Patriots on July 27, 2009. In Week 6 against the Tennessee Titans on Oct 18, Chung was acknowledged with his 1st profession interception. He also totaled eight tackles, four which were solo.After starting only 1 game in his first year season, Chung became a full-time starter at safety this year 2010. In Week 1, Chung arranged a career-high with 16 tackles against the Cincinnati Bengals. In the next half of the Oct 4, 2010 Mon Night Football video game against the Miami Dolphins in Week 4, Chung obstructed both a punt and a field objective, which resulted in two Patriots touchdowns. He afterwards came back an interception 51 back yards for the touchdown. Chung added a 13-deal with video game in Week 6 within an overtime make an impression on the Baltimore Ravens, but still left in the next quarter from the team's Week 7 video game with a leg injury. After lacking another two video games, Chung came back in Week 10 to record 11 tackles within a make an impression on the Pittsburgh Steelers.Chung started 13 of 14 video games played this year 2010, finishing with 96 tackles, 3 interceptions, and 9 goes by defensed. In the Patriots' Divisional playoff reduction to the brand new York Jets, Chung was portion of a botched false punt, that was revealed following the game to become Chung's decision.In Super Dish XLVI, Chung was observed for his standout play in the Patriots' losing effort to the brand new York Giants, including 6 tackles and one complete defended.

Philadelphia Eagles

Chung signed using the Philadelphia Eagles on March 12, 2013, reuniting him along with his university trainer Chip Kelly. After one period in Philadelphia where Chung was hampered by poor play and accidents, he premiered on March 11, 2014.

Second stint with Patriots

After his release in the Eagles, Chung re-signed with New Britain on April 3, 2014. Chung would emerge as the beginning strong basic safety, pairing with All-Pro free of charge basic safety Devin McCourty, beginning 15 out of 16 video games for the Patriots in the 2014 period, documenting 85 tackles and 1 interception.On January 9, 2015, Chung signed a 3-season extension using the Patriots worthy of up to $8.2 million with incentives. He performed in Super Dish XLIX, on Feb 1, 2015, where he previously one deal with in the Patriots 28-24 success within the Seattle Seahawks.In the 2015 season, Chung performed in 15 regular-season games with 14 begins documenting 82 tackles, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble, and three special teams tackles.On Apr 1, 2016, Chung agreed upon a one-year extension to his contract keeping him using the Patriots through the 2018 season. Chung helped the Patriots earn 14 video games and reached Super Dish LI. The Patriots trailed 28-3 in the 3rd one fourth, but rallied completely back to earn the overall game 34-28 against the Atlanta Falcons. The Super Dish featured the 1st overtime video game in Super Dish history and the biggest return in the Super Dish. Chung documented five tackles and two goes by defended.

Career statistics

Year Group GP TOTAL INDVL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD 2009 NE 16 37 25 12 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 2010 NE 14 96 72 24 0.0 0 0 0 3 96 32 51 1 9 2011 NE 8 62 37 25 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 2012 NE 12 44 29 15 0.0 0 0 0 2 27 14 27 0 5 2013 PHI 12 59 39 20 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2014 NE 16 85 54 31 0.0 0 0 0 1 10 10 10 0 7 2015 NE 15 85 52 33 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2016 NE 16 91 52 39 1.0 0 0 0 1 4 4 4 0 3 Total Total 109 559 360 199 4.0 1 1 0 9 139 15.4 51 1 42

Personal life

Chung is of Chinese language Jamaican descent. Chung's mom, Sophia George-Chung, is usually a Jamaican reggae designer who was well-known in the 1980s. His half-brother, Brian Carey Chung, is usually a dancer, choreographer, and poet.Patrick and his wife Cecilia had their initial child on Sept 18, 2010.