32 Facts About Patrick Chung

1. Patrick Chung was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2009 NFL draft by the Patriots.

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2. Patrick Chung was born on 19th August 1987 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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3. Patrick Chung has proven to be a good investment for the Patriots in his second tenure with the team.

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4. Patrick Chung signed a three-year contract extension worth an estimated $8.2 million.

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5. Patrick Chung was a star at Oregon, and never came into a game off the bench.

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6. Patrick Chung was born in Kingston, Jamaica to Ronald Chung and Sophia George-Chung, and his father is half Jamaican and half Chinese.

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7. Patrick Chung addresses the media at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

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8. Patrick Chung has logged between 84 and 91 tackles in each of his last five seasons with the Patriots, a level of consistency that puts him on the IDP radar.

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9. Patrick Chung had his first child, Taj James Patrick Chung, on September 18, 2010.

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10. On February 4, 2018, Patrick Chung started in Super Bowl LII and made six combined tackles before exiting the game with a concussion.

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11. Patrick Chung received an overall grade of 56.5 front Pro Football Focus in 2015.

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12. Patrick Chung received an overall grade of 88.4 from Pro Football Focus, which was sixth highest grade among all qualified safeties in 2015.

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13. Patrick Chung finished his only season with the Eagles with 59 combined tackles and three pass deflections in 12 games and ten starts.

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14. Patrick Chung missed another two games due to the injury and lost his starting role to rookie Earl Wolff.

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15. Patrick Chung was sidelined for two games due to a shoulder injury.

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16. Patrick Chung was reunited with Eagles' head coach Chip Kelly, who served as Oregon's offensive coordinator during Chung's last two years.

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17. Patrick Chung was sidelined for seven consecutive games after suffering an injury to his foot.

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18. Patrick Chung entered training camp slated as the starting strong safety and was officially named the starter to begin the regular season, opposite free safety Brandon Meriweather.

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19. Patrick Chung explained that he called the audible after discovering the Patriots had an eight on six advantage with their blocking scheme.

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20. Patrick Chung botched the direct snap and recovered the fumble for no gain at New England's 37-yard line.

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21. Patrick Chung was sidelined for the next two games due to the knee injury.

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22. On October 4, 2010, Patrick Chung made five combined tackles and returned an interception by Chad Henne for a 51-yard touchdown to mark the first score of his career.

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23. Patrick Chung was officially named the starting strong safety to start the regular season, along with free safety Brandon Meriweather.

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24. Patrick Chung competed for the job as the starting strong safety against Brandon McGowan and James Sanders.

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25. Patrick Chung was the second safety drafted in 2009, one pick behind Western Michigan safety Louis Delmas.

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26. Patrick Chung was ranked as the top strong safety prospect in the draft by DraftScout.

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27. Patrick Chung went on to attend the NFL Scouting Combine and completed the majority of drills before sustaining a knee injury.

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28. On January 16, 2008, it was announced that Patrick Chung had decided to forgo his last year of eligibility and enter the 2008 NFL Draft.

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29. Patrick Chung broke up nine passes and was credited with a pair of interceptions.

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30. Patrick Chung averaged 22.3 yards on nine kickoff returns while leading the Ducks with a career-high 117 tackles, adding 7.5 stops for loss.

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31. Patrick Chung lived in Jamaica until he was ten before moving to California, where he attended Rancho Cucamonga High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California; he played football as a safety and wide receiver and was a two-time All-League pick.

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32. Patrick Chung was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

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