Justin Gage

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Justin Gage
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Gage in November 2008
No. 87, 12
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-01-25) January 25, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 143
Debuted in 2003 for the Chicago Bears
Last played in 2010 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Receptions 181
Receiving Yards 2,692
Receiving TDs 15
Stats at NFL.com

Justin Charles Gage[1] (born January 24, 1981) is an American football wide receiver. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Missouri.

College career[edit]

Gage attended the University of Missouri where he played both football and basketball. He was on the Tigers basketball team that reached the Elite Eight in the 2002 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. In football, he started out as a quarterback, but moved to wide receiver in the spring of 2000. Coach Larry Smith converted him to a wide receiver and was fired that year.

Professional career[edit]

Gage spent four years with the Chicago Bears, but signed with the Titans as a free agent following the 2006 season. In 2007 Gage tied for the Tennessee Titans lead with 55 receptions and led the team with 750 receiving yards.

Gage was released by the Titans on September 3, 2011.[2]

Records[edit]

Justin Gage holds the following records for football at the University of Missouri:

Most Passes Caught:

Game: 16, Justin Gage at Bowling Green, 9/14/02[3] Season: 82, Justin Gage, 2002 Career: 200, Justin Gage, 1999–2002

Most Yards Gained:

Game: 236, Justin Gage vs. Baylor, 11/10/01 Career: 2,704, Justin Gage, 1999–2002

Most Consecutive Games With A Pass Reception:

34, Justin Gage, 2000–02

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pro Football Reference Profile". pro-football-reference.com. 
  2. ^ "The Tennessee Titans release WR Justin Gage". Yardbarker.com. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 
  3. ^ "Missouri Official Athletic Site - Football". Mutigers.com. Retrieved 2011-11-04.