No. 86 Omaha Nighthawks
|Date of birth:March 13, 1981|
|Place of birth: Athens, Alabama|
|College: North Alabama|
|Undrafted in 2006|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens|
|Roster status: Active|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Lee Vickers (born March 13, 1981) is an American football tight end for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at North Alabama.
Vickers attended Athens High School in Alabama and was part of the team who went to the state playoffs three years in a row. It was there he was high school teammates with current San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. After graduation he accepted a scholarship to Calhoun Community College to play baseball. He then transferred to the University of North Alabama to play football.
First stint with Steelers
Vickers was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent on May 9, 2006. However, he was later waived by the team.
Vickers was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles on September 19, 2006. He spent a brief period on the active roster but never got any playing time and was waived.
Second stint with Steelers
On August 16, 2008, Vickers re-signed with the Steelers and was released on August 30, 2008.
New York Giants
Vickers was signed by the New York Giants on March 4, 2009. He was waived on September 1.
On January 5, 2010, Vickers was signed to a reserve/future contract by the Washington Redskins.
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