|Position: Center, Guard|
Role American football center
Career start 2005
Name Jason Spitz
Weight 138 kg
40 yard dash time 5.4 seconds
Place of birth: Boardman, Ohio
Height 1.91 m
|Date of birth: (1982-12-19) December 19, 1982 (age 33)|
High school: Jacksonville (FL) Bolles
NFL draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75
Education Bolles School, University of Louisville
Number 72 (Green Bay Packers / Guard), 67 (Jacksonville Jaguars / Guard, Center), 65 (Seattle Seahawks / Center)
Jason Spitz: Football Center and Guard
Jason Spitz (born December 19, 1982) is a former American football center who last played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl XLV with the Packers over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Louisville.
- Jason Spitz Football Center and Guard
- Early years
- College career
- Green Bay Packers
- Jacksonville Jaguars
- Seattle Seahawks
Spitz attended Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He was a first team All-First Coast selection as a two-way lineman. In his Senior Year he had 10 sacks and 56 total tackles in the year.
Spitz started all four years at Louisville, where he was a first-team All-Big East.
Spitz was originally meant to redshirt his Freshman year but was made the starting right guard during the game with Duke.
Spitz was part of a highly successful offensive line that only allowed 13 Sacks in 13 games and helped Louisville rank in the top 10 in rushing. He was appointed as a 2nd team All American All-Conference USA.
Spitz had a highly successful Junior season and started all 12 games at Right Guard. The Cardinal offense lead Division I-A in total offense, scoring, and pass efficiency rating. He only allowed 2½ sacks that season.
In his Senior year, He was moved to Left Guard and helped the Cardinals once again rank in the top tenth in scoring, third in pass efficiency, and third in scoring. He allowed a career low two sacks.
Green Bay Packers
Spitz was ranked the sixth best offensive guard in the NFL Draft. He was taken in the 3rd round (75th overall).
Spitz agreed to a multi-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011.
Spitz spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve.
The Jaguars released Spitz on August 19, 2013.
Spitz signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks on September 25, 2013. He was released on October 12.