Cory Harkey

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Cory Harkey
Cory Harkey in 2010.jpg
Harkey in 2010 with UCLA
No. 46     St. Louis Rams
Tight end/Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-17) June 17, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 259 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: Chino Hills (CA)
College: UCLA
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Receptions 13
Receiving Yards 113
Touchdowns 2
Stats at NFL.com

Cory Nicholas Harkey (born June 17, 1990) is an American football tight end for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football for UCLA.

College career[edit]

After attending Chino Hills High School, he played college football for UCLA, and played in every game of his college career. He started seven games during his freshman season and was used primarily as a blocker, although he did have five catches for 40 yards and a touchdown. He once again was used almost exclusively as a blocker during his sophomore year, starting four games out of double tight-end formations, totaling eight receptions for 41 yards and a touchdown. During Harkey's junior year, he started every game for the Bruins, having his most productive year as a receiver. He finished fifth on the team in receptions, having 14 catches for 140 yards. Harkey once again started every game for the team during his senior year; however, he had only one reception for 10 yards. Following the season, the Bruins coaching staff awarded Harkey the Jerry Long "Heart" Award and Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-Draft[edit]

Harkey was invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 260 lb 32 in 9 3/8 in 5.09 s 4.69 s 7.4 s 26½ in 9 ft 1 in 13 reps
All values from NFL Combine[1]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On May 8, 2012, He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent. At the conclusion of 2012 training camp, Harkey was released and placed on the Rams practice squad.[2] He was elevated to the active roster on November 17, 2012, taking the roster place of Kellen Heard, who had been released the previous week. Harkey dressed in his first game on the roster and was targeted once. Harkey has been frequently utilized as a fullback with the Rams.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Harkey is the son of former Major League Baseball player Mike Harkey, who is currently the pitching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He says that Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is his biggest inspiration as a player.[4]

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