Everett Lindsay

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Everett Lindsay
No. 61, 62
Position: Guard / tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-09-18) September 18, 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth: Burlington, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Millbrook High School
Raleigh, North Carolina
College: Mississippi
NFL draft: 1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 133
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2003
Games played: 136
Games started: 63
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Everett Eric Lindsay (born September 18, 1970) is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played college football for the University of Mississippi, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns of the NFL.

Early years[edit]

Lindsay was born in Burlington, Iowa,[1] and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended Millbrook High School in Raleigh,[2] where he played for the Millbrook Wildcats high school football team.

College career[edit]

While attending the University of Mississippi, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels football team from 1989 to 1992. He was initially a walk-on, but later earned an athletic scholarship and anchored the offensive line under then head coach Billy Brewer. Lindsay was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection in 1991 and 1992, and a consensus first-team All-American in 1992.

Professional career[edit]

The Minnesota Vikings selected Lindsay in the fifth round (133rd overall pick) of the 1993 NFL Draft,[3] and he played for the Vikings from 1993 to 1998.[4] He played for the Baltimore Ravens in 1999 and the Cleveland Browns in 2000.[1] He returned to the Vikings for his final three seasons, from 2001 to 2003.[1] During his eleven NFL seasons, he played in 136 regular season games, started 63 of them, including 32 straight starts for the Ravens and Browns in 1998 and 1999.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Football League, Historical Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  2. ^ databaseFootball.com, Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  3. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 1993 National Football League Draft. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.