Adam Stenavich

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Adam Stenavich
No. 79     Free Agent
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-03-11) March 11, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Marshfield, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: Marshfield (WI)
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the Amsterdam Admirals
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played --
Games started --
Fumble recoveries --
Stats at NFL.com

Adam Walter Stenavich (born March 11, 1983) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Michigan. Stenavich has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.

Stenavich is currently coaching at his alma mater as an offensive graduate assistant coach at Michigan.[1]

High school and college[edit]

Stenavich graduated from Marshfield High School in Marshfield, Wisconsin. At Michigan, he earned a bachelor's degree in history.

Stenavich took over as starting left tackle at Michigan his sophomore year and kept the spot through his senior year. He was named to the All Big Ten first team in 2004 and the All Big Ten second team in 2005. He was also a recipient of the Hugh R. Rader Jr. Memorial Award as Michigan's top offensive lineman in 2005. During his junior year, Stenavich was arrested in his hometown for public urination and as a result, did not start the 2005 Rose Bowl game [2]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Prior to the draft, it was reported that Stenavich struggled with speed pass-rushers and would possibly move inside to guard at the professional level.[3]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

After completing his career at the University of Michigan, Stenavich was not selected in the 2006 NFL Draft. Within hours of the draft, Stenavich was signed by the Carolina Panthers. After pre-season training, Stenavich was released.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Stenavich was signed to the Green Bay Packers practice squad during the 2006-2007 season. He re-signed with the Packers as a reserve/future free agent, Jan. 1, 2007. The Packers designated Stenavich eligible for play in NFL Europa in 2007 and he was drafted in the first round by the Amsterdam Admirals. He returned to the Packers following the NFL Europe season, but was released as part of the team's final roster cuts before the 2007-2008 season.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On May 14, 2008, Stenavich was signed by the Dallas Cowboys. He was released on August 29 to allow guard Larry Allen to re-sign and retire a Cowboy.

Houston Texans[edit]

Three days after his release from the Cowboys, Stenavich was signed to the practice squad of the Houston Texans on September 1, 2008. He spent the 2009 season on the team's practice squad as well, and was re-signed to a future contract on January 5, 2010. On September 4, 2010, Stenavich was cut by the Texans[4]

Coaching career[edit]

At the conclusion of his playing career, Stenavich moved on to coaching. In 2011, he joined the Michigan staff as a strength and conditioning intern.

In 2012, Stenavich remained on staff as an offensive graduate assistant coach.

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tony Pape
Michigan Wolverines Left Tackle
2002–2005
Succeeded by
Jake Long