Veteran linebacker, Jon Bostic is currently in his 10th season in the NFL. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round with the 50th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. That season, he signed a four-year, $3.94 million contract with a $1.24 million signing bonus.
So far, he has played for eight NFL teams including; Chicago Bears (2013–2015), New England Patriots (2015), Detroit Lions (2016), Indianapolis Colts (2017), Pittsburgh Steelers (2018) Washington Redskins / Football Team (2019–2021), New Orleans Saints (2022) and currently the Washington Commanders.
Before going professional in the NFL, he started his career at Palm Beach Central High School in Wellington, where he played for the Palm Beach Central Broncos high school football team.
After a successful high school career, Bostic received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida. He played for Muschamp’s Florida Gators football teams from 2009 to 2012.
He participated in 51 games for his college team, starting 32 of them, and compiled 237 tackles, 7.5 quarterback sacks, and 5 interceptions. He was chosen for the second team of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) after his senior year in 2012. Bostic earned a Bachelor of Science in Health, Education, and Behavior in 2012.
Meet Justin Bostic and Jayla Bostic
Justin Bostic is the second male child of the Bostic family. Just like his brother, he also plays high school football and has committed to play for Florida A&M at the college level.
Jayla Bostic is the only female child in the family. She attends the University of Florida and is part of the school track team.