Brian Linthicum

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Brian Linthicum
No. --  Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-28) November 28, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan State
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: --
Receiving yards: --
Receiving Touchdowns: --
Stats at NFL.com

Brian Linthicum (born November 28, 1987) is an American football Tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2012. He played college football at Michigan State.

Early years[edit]

He attended St. Anne's-Belfield High School in Charlottesville, Virginia. He earned first-team all-state in his Senior season.[1] According to Rivals.com, He was ranked 29th among the nation's top tight ends.[2][3]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Brian Linthicum
Tight End
Charlottesville, Virginia St. Anne's-Belfield High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 217 lb (98 kg) 4.72 Dec 6, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 33 (TE)   Rivals: 29 (TE), 13 (V)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

He spent his Freshman year at Clemson then he transferred to Michigan State before his Sophomore season.[4] He played three seasons at Michigan State. In his three years in Michigan State and One year in Clemson, He had 80 receptions, 936 receiving yards and 6 receiving touchdowns.[5][6]

In his Senior year, he was named to the Second team All-Big Ten.[6] He finished the year with a Career high 31 receptions, Career high 364 receiving yards but no touchdowns.[5] On September 2, 2011, he recorded 2 receptions for 11 yards against Youngstown State as Michigan State wins 28-6.[7][8] On September 17, 2011, he had just one reception for 8 yards against Notre Dame but Michigan State loss 31-13.[9] On October 15, 2011, he recorded 2 receptions for 22 yards against 11 ranked Michigan as Michigan State wins 28-14.[10]

In his Junior year, he finished the year with 18 receptions, 230 receiving yards and a touchdown.[5] On September 25, 2010, he recorded 3 receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown against Northern Colorado helping Michigan State win 45-7.[11]

In his Sophomore year, he was selected to the Academic All-Big Ten.[6] He finised the year with 20 receptions, 266 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns.[5] On September 5, 2009, he recorded 3 receptions for 26 yards and a touchdown against Montana State as Michigan State wins 44-3.[12]

He missed the 2008 season due to transferring from Clemson to Michigan State.[6]

In his Freshman year at (Clemson), he finished the year with 11 receptions, 76 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns.[5] On September 3, 2007, he had one reception for 11 yards and a Touchdown against 19th ranked Florida State as Clemson wins 24-18.[13] On September 8, 2007, He recorded 2 receptions for 23 yards and a touchdown against Louisiana-Monroe as Clemson wins 49-26.[14] On November 3, 2007, he had a 2-yard receiving touchdown with 6:49 minutes left in 4th quarter against Duke 47-10 and by that same score, Clemson wins 47-10.[15]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

On April 28, 2012, Linthicum signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent.[16] He was waived on July 3, 2012 after suffering a quadriceps injury that rendered him unable to practice at the Jets' mini-camp.[17]

Personal life[edit]

His parents are Don and Carla Linthicum. His brother Josh earned four letters as a center on the Bucknell basketball team (2006–09)[6]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michigan State Spartans profile". msuspartans.com. 
  2. ^ "2007 Prospect Ranking Rivals.com tight ends 2007". rivals.yahoo.com. 
  3. ^ "Brian Linthicum Yahoo, Rivals.com profile". http://rivals.yahoo.com. 
  4. ^ "Clemson TE Brian Linthicum Will Transfer". 2.wspa.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Brian Linthicum College Statistics". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Brian Linthicum Michigan State Spartans Profile". msuspartans.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Youngstown State 6, (17) Michigan State 28 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Youngstown State 6, (17) Michigan State 28 Box Score". http://espn.go.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "(15) Michigan State 13, Notre Dame 31 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "(11) Michigan 14, (23) Michigan State 28 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Northern Colorado 7, (25) Michigan State 45 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Montana State 3, Michigan State 44 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "(19) Florida State 18, Clemson 24 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  14. ^ "Louisiana-Monroe 26, (25) Clemson 49 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  15. ^ "(25) Clemson 47, Duke 10 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  16. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (30 April 2012). "10 Undrafted FAs, 23 Tryouts Announced". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  17. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (3 July 2012). "TE Brian Linthicum Waived". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012.