Jamar Newsome

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Jamar Newsome
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Newsome in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 85     Dallas Cowboys
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-05) November 5, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: St. Petersburg, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Gulfport (FL) Boca Ciega
College: Central Florida
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Receiving Yards 73
Receiving Avg 14.6
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Jamar Newsome (born November 5, 1987) is an American football wide receiver who plays for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Central Florida.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

After starting the first two games of the season, Newsome was waived by the Jaguars to make roster room for Chastin West.[1] He was re-signed to the teams' practice squad the following day.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On November 2, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad and was released on December 1, 2011.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On December 4, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. On November 24, 2012, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs active roster. He played in six games and started two regular-season games for the Chiefs, catching five passes for 73 yards. He was released on August 27, 2013.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On September 17, 2013, Newsome was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad.


Jamar is a member of the Lambda Omega chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi.(University of Central Florida)


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