12 things you should know about S Jahleel Addae

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12 things you should know about S Jahleel Addae

Safety Jahleel Addae signed a free agent deal with the Texans on Wednesday night. Here are a dozen facts about the new defensive back, who’s rejoining former Chargers’ teammates A.J. Hendy and Chris Landrum in Houston.

  1. Played last six seasons with Chargers, appearing in 80 games with 59 starts
  2. Started all 16 games the last two years
  3. Averaged 63.7 tackles per season
  4. Texans senior defensive assistant/OLB coach John Pagano was Chargers’ defensive coordinator for Addae’s first four years in NFL
  5. Logged a combined 12 tackles in 2 career games vs. Texans
  6. Signed with Chargers in 2013 as an undrafted free agent
  7. Brother Jahmile is an assistant coach at alma mater West Virginia, in charge of the secondary
  8. Parents are from Ghana
  9. Born and raised just east of Tampa, FL, and attended Riverview High School
  10. Played soccer until his sophomore year of high school
  11. Went to Central Michigan as a running back, before switching to receiver and eventually defensive back
  12. Finished college career with 302 tackles, 15 TFL and 8 INT

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