Lee Vickers

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Lee Vickers
No. 86
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-03-13) March 13, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Athens, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
College: North Alabama
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Receptions 2
Receiving yards 4
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Lee Vickers (born March 13, 1981) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at North Alabama.

Vickers has also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants and Washington Redskins. He later played for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League

Early years[edit]

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.

College career[edit]

Vickers played college football at North Alabama where during his four-year career posted 67 tackles and 13.5 sacks. He majored in professional biology.

Professional career[edit]

First stint with Steelers[edit]

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.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

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.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Vickers was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as a free agent on September 26, 2007. He played in nine games making two receptions for four yards.[1] He was released from the Ravens on August 12, 2008.

Second stint with Steelers[edit]

On August 16, 2008, Vickers re-signed with the Steelers and was released on August 30, 2008.

New York Giants[edit]

Vickers was signed by the New York Giants on March 4, 2009. He was waived on September 1.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On January 5, 2010, Vickers was signed to a reserve/future contract by the Washington Redskins.

Omaha Nighthawks[edit]

Vickers was signed by the Omaha Nighthawks in 2010. He was re-signed by the team on July 15, 2011.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nfl.com/players/leevickers/careerstats?id=VIC644872}
  2. ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. July 15, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 

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