Julian Posey

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Julian Posey
No. 37     Free agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-17) July 17, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Cincinnati (OH) La Salle
College: Ohio
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 6
Interceptions 0
Sacks 1.0
Forced Fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Julian Lamar Posey[1] (born July 17, 1988) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Jets in 2011 as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Ohio.

Posey has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns.

Early years[edit]

Posey attended LaSalle High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Posey was named to the first-team All-Greater Catholic League South.[2] He was an honorable mention for the Division I all district and also was named honorable mention all-area by the Cincinnati Enquirer.[2] He was selected to the first-team all-conference, all-city and all-division on the track team.[2]

College career[edit]

Posey played four seasons at Ohio. In 2009, he played 12 games including the game against Northern Illinois in which he started. In that game, Posey recorded an interception which he returned for touchdown for 41 yards.[3]

In his senior year, he finished the year with 46 tackles, and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. On September 4, 2010, he recorded 2 tackles, one pass deflection, and a fumble recovery which he returned for 38 yards for the touchdown against Wofford.[4]

In his junior year, Posey had 29 tackles, 6 passes defended and 2 interceptions (with one scoring a touchdown).[5] On September 26, 2009, he recorded 4 tackles against Tennessee State which Ohio lost 34-23.[6] On October 3, 2009, he recorded 3 tackles against Bowling Green State University with Ohio winning the game 44-37.[7] On October 10, 2009, he recorded 5 tackles and one pass defended against Akron as Ohio won 19-7.[8] On October 17, 2009, Posey recorded 3 tackles against Miami as Ohio scored 28 to the RedHawks' 7.[9] On October 24, 2009, Posey recorded 2 tackles and one Interception which he returned for 58 yards against Kent State University but Ohio recorded a loss of 20-11.[10]

In his sophomore year, Posey had 14 tackles and 2 passes defended for the season.[5] On August 30, 2008, he recorded 2 tackles and one passes defending against Wyoming in the season opener but his team lost 21-20.[11]

In his freshman year, Posey had 54 tackles, 8 passes defended, 2 Interceptions and 2 forced fumbles.[5] On September 1, 2007 he recorded 5 tackles against Gardner-Webb University as Ohio won 36-14.[12] On September 8, 2007, he recorded 5 tackles and a pass defended against Louisiana-Lafayette as Ohio won the game 31-23.[13] On September 15, 2007, Posey recorded 3 tackles against 18th ranked Virginia Tech but Ohio lost 28-7.[14] On September 22, 2007, he recorded 4 tackles and an Interception against Wyoming but Ohio loss 34-33.[15] On September 29, 2007, Posey recorded 5 tackles against Kent State but Ohio lost 33-25.[16] On October 13, 2007, he recorded 6 tackles against Eastern Michigan as Ohio won with a final score of 48-42.[17] On October 20, 2007, Posey recorded 7 tackles, 2 Forced fumbles, and 2 passes defended against University of Toledo with Ohio losing the game 43-40.[18] On October 27, 2007, he recorded 5 tackles, one Interception and one passes defended against Bowling Green State as Ohio won 38-27.[19]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

On July 28, 2011, Posey signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent.[20] On September 3, 2011, he was waived[21] and two days later he was signed to the practice squad. [22] On September 19 of that year, Posey was released from the practice squad[22] but on January 2, 2012, he signed a reserve/future contract.[23] On August 31, 2012, He was released.[24]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On October 3, 2012, Posey was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad after the team promoted De'Andre Presley to the active roster.[25] He played in two games in the 2012 season.[26]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On September 2, 2013, He signed with the Cleveland Browns to join the practice squad.[27] On October 18, 2013, he was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.[28] On October 21, 2013, he was released.[29]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On June 2, 2014, Posey was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings.[30]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Posey was signed to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' practice roster on September 16, 2014.[31]

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother is Houston Texans wide receiver DeVier Posey.[32][33]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ohio Bobcats Profile". ohiobobcats.com. 
  3. ^ "Northern Illinois 31 Ohio 38 Box Score". http://espn.go.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wofford 10, Ohio 33 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "Julian Posey Ohio Statistics". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ohio 23, Tennessee 34 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ohio 44, Bowling Green State 37 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Ohio 19, Akron 7 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Miami (OH) 7, Ohio 28 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Kent State 20, Ohio 11 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Ohio 20, Wyoming 21 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Gardner-Webb 14, Ohio 36 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Ohio 31, Louisiana-Lafayette 23 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  14. ^ "Ohio 7, (18) Virginia Tech 28 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  15. ^ "Wyoming 34, Ohio 33 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  16. ^ "Kent State 33, Ohio 25 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  17. ^ "Eastern Michigan 42, Ohio 48 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "Ohio 40, Toledo 43 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Ohio 38, Bowling Green State 27 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  20. ^ "New York Jets sign six more undrafted free agents". longislandpress.com. 
  21. ^ "Jets trade Dwight Lowery; Aaron Maybin makes the team". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. 
  22. ^ a b "NY Jets Transactions of September 2011". nfl.com. 
  23. ^ "NFL transactions for January 2, 2012". profootballweekly.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  24. ^ "New York Jets Reduce Roster to 53: A Fan's View". http://sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  25. ^ "Dolphins Sign Presley Off Practice Squad". miamidolphins.com. Retrieved October 3, 2012. 
  26. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PoseJu00.htm
  27. ^ "Browns sign seven to the practice squad". cleveland.com. Retrieved September 2, 2013. 
  28. ^ "Browns cut Bobby Rainey, promote Tori Gurley". nbcsports.com. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  29. ^ "Julian Posey". kffl.com. Retrieved October 21, 2013. 
  30. ^ Goessling, Ben (June 2, 2014). "Vikings claim Julian Posey off waivers". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  31. ^ "Transactions". cfl.ca. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  32. ^ "Ohio State notes: Posey brothers to settle score Saturday (with videos)". news-herald.com. 
  33. ^ "Jets summer Q&A with cornerback Julian Posey". nj.com. 

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