Jerheme Urban

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Jerheme Urban
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-11-26) November 26, 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth: Victoria, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Trinity (Texas)
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2004 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2011
Receptions 91
Receiving yards 1,266
Receiving TDs 8
Stats at NFL.com

Jerheme Wayne Urban (born November 26, 1980) is an American football wide receiver who is a retired wide receiver from the National Football League and was recently named as Head Coach for the Trinity University Tigers. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent from Trinity by the Seattle Seahawks and served as a reserve wide receiver during his years there. His 2005 season was cut short by a re-aggravated left foot stress fracture, and he was not re-signed. He was signed by the Cowboys in 2006 and joined their practice squad, and was cut from the team's active roster before the start of the 2007 season.[1] The Arizona Cardinals signed him to their active roster from the waiver wire on September 2, 2007.[2] He caught a then career-high 22 passes in 2007, including two touchdowns. Urban set new career marks in 2008 with 34 catches for 448 yards and four touchdowns. He also contributed 11 tackles on special teams and completed his first pass in the NFL. He was then signed from free agency to the Chiefs roster on March 11, 2010.

Urban was considered by many to be the ultimate team player. Seattle Post-Intelligencer sportswriter Jim Moore wrote of Urban's tenure with the Seahawks that he "...wasn't a good soldier, he was a great one."[3] Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck said of Urban, "Whatever the definition of a Seahawk is, he's it."[3] ESPN's Bill Williamson wrote, "This is an under-the-radar player who always seems to make coaches fall in love with him."[4]

Trinity University[edit]

Coach Urban, a 2003 Trinity graduate, had served as an assistant for two seasons. In 2013, Coach Urban was offensive coordinator, and the previous year he mentored the defensive backs. Jerheme Urban became the Trinity Tigers head football coach on Nov. 21, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eatman, Nick. Roster Cuts Include Veteran CB Aaron Glenn, dallascowboys.com, accessed September 2, 2007.
  2. ^ Urban, Darren. Chike Done; Moses, Urban Are Cards, azcardinals.com, accessed September 2, 2007.
  3. ^ a b Moore, Jim. "Go 2 Guy: Seahawks save face for Urban". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ Williamson, Bill. "AFC West news and notes". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 

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