Jeron Mastrud

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Jeron Mastrud
Jeron Mastrud.jpg
Mastrud with the Dolphins in 2011
No. --     Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-17) December 17, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Beaverton, Oregon
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Beaverton (OR) Southridge
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: / Pick:
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 7
Receiving yards 96
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Jeron Scott Mastrud (born December 17, 1987[1]) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Kansas State.[2]

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Mastrud attended Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon,[1] where he played football as a tight end, quarterback, and defensive end.[citation needed] As a senior, he completed 49 of 82 pass attempts for 731 yards and 10 touchdowns.[citation needed] He earned first-team All-Portland Metro League honors as a defensive end, and as a tight end was second-team all-league. He was also named to the third-team all-state as a defensive end.[citation needed]

College career[edit]

After graduating from high school, Mastrud attended Kansas State University,[1] where he started 48 of a possible 49 games, including the final 26 of his career.[citation needed] His 106 career receptions rank first in school history among tight ends, and tenth among all positions, while his 1,219 career receiving yards are 18th in school history.[3] Mastrud earned Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors the three years he was eligible, as well as being named to Academic All-District and All-American teams as a junior and senior.[citation needed]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Mastrud signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 27, 2010.[citation needed] He played in four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on September 4, 2010, during final cuts.[citation needed]

New England Patriots[edit]

Mastrud was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on April 26, 2010,[3] but was released the next day.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

The Miami Dolphins signed Mastrud to their practice squad on September 8, 2010.[citation needed] He was promoted to the team's 53-man roster on September 21, 2010, making his NFL debut as a reserve in the Dolphins' Week 3 game against the New York Jets on September 26.[citation needed]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Mastrud was signed by Oakland Raiders on May 13, 2013.[5] At the end of the 2013 season Mastrud became a free agent. He signed with the Bears on June 23, 2014.

Chicago Bears[edit]

Mastrud signed with the Bears on June 23, 2014.[6] The Bears released Mastrud on August 29, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jeron Mastrud   (1987-12-17). "Jeron Mastrud: Career Stats at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  2. ^ Kelley, Sean (Jan 30, 2006). "Jeron Mastrud chooses Kansas State". scout.com. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "The New England Patriots". Archive.patriots.com. 2010-04-26. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  4. ^ "More practice squad signings - Extra Points". Boston.com. 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  5. ^ http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Claim-Veldheers-Former-Teammate-Sign-7-Tryout-Players-Following-Rookie-Camp/9abaec4e-2773-45d7-87e8-836e0aa4163b
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (June 23, 2014). "Bears sign S Wilson, TE Mastrud". Chicago Bears. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  7. ^ Bears release Lynch, four others

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