Korey Toomer

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Korey Toomer
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Toomer in the 2012 preseason.
No. 59     Seattle Seahawks
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-09) December 9, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Shadow Ridge (NV)
College: Idaho
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 154
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Reserve/Non-Football Injury
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Korey Toomer (born December 9, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.


Early years[edit]

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, son of Pamelisa and Kyle Toomer, Toomer is a 2007 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School.

College career[edit]

A junior college transfer from Arizona Western in Yuma, Toomer played his final two years of college football at Idaho in the WAC. He saw action on special teams and as a reserve linebacker as a junior in 2009 and redshirted in 2010, after breaking his hand in fall camp. As a senior in 2011, Toomer started at linebacker and also saw late season action on offense as a fullback, and was the team's MVP.

Professional career[edit]

Toomer was among the Seahawks' last cuts due to shoulder injury in 2012[1] and was signed to the practice squad.[2] On August 27, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Neil, Danny (August 31, 2012). "Seahawks blog: QB Josh Portis among the Seahawks released Friday". Seattle Times. 
  2. ^ O'Neil, Danny (September 1, 2012). "Seahawks blog: Korey Toomer, Josh Portis to sign with Seahawks practice squad". Seattle Times. 
  3. ^ Blount, Terry (August 27, 2013). "Seattle Seahawks reduce roster to 75". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 

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