Inman in 2014
|No. 15 San Diego Chargers|
|Date of birth:||January 31, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Charleston, South Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Dontrelle Javaar Inman (born January 31, 1989) is an american football wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Virginia.
In 2012, Inman signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. In his rookie CFL season, Inman recorded 50 receptions for 803 yards & 5 touchdowns. Inman went on to win the 100th Grey Cup with the Argonauts.
In 2013, Inman recorded 50 receptions for 739 yards & 6 touchdowns. On June 28, 2013, Inman was pressed into punting duties after an injury to starting kicker Swayze Waters during a game against the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In that game, Inman recorded 3 punts for a total of 88 yards, yielding a 29.3 yard punting average.
On December 24, 2013, the Argonauts released Inman so he could explore NFL opportunities.
San Diego Chargers
On January 6, 2014, Inman signed a reserves/futures contract with the San Diego Chargers. In his first preseason game as a Charger, Inman had three receptions for 107 yards against the Dallas Cowboys, including a 70-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Inman secured his spot on the 53-man roster with another impressive performance in his last preseason game, leading receivers with three receptions for 54 yards. Inman caught his first NFL pass on Saturday December 20 against the 49ers, his 17-yard gain helped set up Malcom Floyd’s game-tying touchdown and the Chargers’ eventual win in overtime. Inman had seven catches for 79 yards overall in the victory. In the final game of the 2014 NFL season Inman added 5 receptions for 79 yards. He would finish the season with 12 catches for 158 yards (13.2 yards per catch) in two games.