Garrett Graham

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Garrett Graham
No. 88     Houston Texans
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-08-04) August 4, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Brick Township, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 241 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Brick (NJ) Memorial
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Debuted in 2010 for the Houston Texans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2009 1st Team All-Big Ten (Media)
  • 2009 2nd Team All-Big Ten (Coaches)
  • 2010 Senior Bowl
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Receptions 78
Receiving Yards 832
Touchdowns 8
Stats at NFL.com

Garrett Graham (born August 4, 1986) is an American football tight end who plays for the Houston Texans. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Early years[edit]

Graham attended Brick Memorial High School in Brick Township, New Jersey. He was a tight end, defensive end, punter and kicker. He finished with 96 receptions for 2,031 yards and 21 touchdowns. He also was first team all state 2 years in a row.

College career[edit]

Garrett Graham scores a touchdown against Michigan State at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin

After being redshirted in 2005, Graham played in three games as a redshirt freshman in 2006 but did not have a reception. As a sophomore in 2007, Graham started 10 of 13 games recording 30 receptions for 328 yards and four touchdowns. As a junior in 2008, Graham started 10 of 11 games. He finished the season leading the team in receptions with 40, receiving yards with 540 and touchdowns with five.

Garrett finished his senior season with 51 receptions for 624 yards and seven touchdowns which led the team.

On November 23, 2009, Garrett Graham was selected 1st Team All-Big Ten tight end by the media and 2nd team by the coaches.[1]

Receiving[edit]

Year Team Receptions Yards Average TDs
2005 Wisconsin Redshirt
2006 Wisconsin 0 0 0.0 0
2007 Wisconsin 30 328 10.9 4
2008 Wisconsin 40 540 13.5 5
2009 Wisconsin 51 624 12.2 7
College Totals 121 1,492 12.3 16

Professional career[edit]

2010 NFL Draft[edit]

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 3 in 243 lb 32 in 9½ in 4.68 s 4.35 s 7.09 s 34½ in 9 ft 4 in 20 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2][3]

Houston Texans[edit]

Graham was selected in the fourth round with the 118th overall pick by the Houston Texans.

After seeing limited action in his first two seasons, Graham became the second-string tight end in the 2012 season. In week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Graham set career highs in receptions (8), yards (82), and touchdowns (2) in the 43-37 overtime win.

On March 13, 2014, Graham re-signed with the Texans on a three-year contract.[4]

Receiving[edit]

Year Team Receptions Yards Average TDs
2010 Houston Texans 0 0 0 0
2011 Houston Texans 1 24 24.0 0
2012 Houston Texans 28 263 9.4 3
2013 Houston Texans 49 545 11.1 5
Professional Totals 78 832 10.7 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ BigTen.org
  2. ^ "Garrett Graham Combine Profile", NFL.com, retrieved February 27, 2010 .
  3. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  4. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg (March 13, 2014). "Garrett Graham, Houston Texans sign 3-year contract". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 

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