Garrett McIntyre

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Garrett McIntyre
No. 50     New York Jets
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-11-26) November 26, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: South Lake Tahoe, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: South Tahoe (CA)
College: Fresno State
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2008 for the San Jose SaberCats
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2013
Tackles 72
Sacks 5.5
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at NFL.com

Garrett Robert McIntyre[1] (born November 26, 1984) is an American football linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Seattle Seahawks in 2006. He played college football at Fresno State.

He has also been a member of the Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Titans, San Jose SaberCats, and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2006 NFL Draft, McIntyre signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2006. He was cut on June 2, 2006.[2]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

McIntyre was signed by the Arizona Cardinals on August 15, 2006. He was waived a week later on August 21.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

He was claimed off waivers by the Tennessee Titans on August 22, 2006. He was cut on September 5, 2006.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

McIntyre played for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League from 2008 to 2009.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

McIntyre played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League from 2009 to 2010.

New York Jets[edit]

McIntyre was signed by the New York Jets to a future contract on January 26, 2011.[3]

McIntyre made his NFL debut on special teams for the Jets, in their season opener against the Dallas Cowboys at home. In the fourth quarter, he can be seen blocking two Dallas lineman at once, opening a path for running back Joe McKnight to block a punt, which was returned for a touchdown. This event shifted the momentum in the Jets' favor, and led them to a comeback victory.[citation needed] McIntyre started the first game of his career against the Denver Broncos on November 17, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ "Seahawks release three players". realfootball365.com. Retrieved June 5, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Jets sign kicker Nick Novak, linebackers Garrett McIntyre and Brandon Long to reserve/future deals". nydailynews.com. Retrieved February 9, 2011. 

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