Mark LeVoir

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Mark LeVoir
No. 64, 71, 79
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-07-29) July 29, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: Eden Prairie (MN)
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2008 for the New England Patriots
Last played in 2011 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 37
Games started 3
Fumbles recovered 2
Stats at NFL.com

Mark Jacob LeVoir (/ləˈvɔər/;[1] born July 29, 1982, in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Notre Dame.

LeVoir has also been a member of the New England Patriots, and Baltimore Ravens.

Early years[edit]

LeVoir played tight end at Eden Prairie High School, near Minneapolis, where he was a Parade All-American and first team USA Today All-American.

College career[edit]

LeVoir moved from tight end to the offensive line in 2001, his freshman year at Notre Dame. He started 37 consecutive games during the final three years of his college career.

Professional career[edit]

Chicago Bears[edit]

After signing with the Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2006, LeVoir was waived by the team on September 2, 2006, and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day, where he spent the entire 2006 season. He was signed to a future contract on February 2, 2007, but was waived again by the team on September 2, 2007, and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On November 13, 2007, the Rams signed LeVoir to their 53-man roster from the Bears' practice squad, and there LeVoir spent the remainder of the 2007 season before signing a future contract after the season. He was waived by the Rams on August 31, 2008.

New England Patriots[edit]

LeVoir was claimed off waivers by the Patriots on September 1, 2008. He was active for all 16 games in 2008, and started two games in place of injured right tackle Nick Kaczur.

On August 25, 2009, the Patriots signed LeVoir to a contract extension through 2011; the deal included a $400,000 signing bonus.[2] He began the 2009 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list with a shoulder injury. He was activated on October 24, in Week 7. He was active for the final 10 games of the season, seeing time as the third offensive tackle on the field.

In 2010, LeVoir was active for six games, all as a reserve. He was released on August 17, 2011.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On August 20, 2011, LeVoir signed with the Baltimore Ravens. He was released on October 18.

Second stint with the Rams[edit]

LeVoir re-signed with the St. Louis Rams on October 26, 2011. He has since been released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patriots at Bills game release". New England Patriots. 2008-12-28. Retrieved 2009-08-04.  Patriots media guides give the pronunciation as "le-VORE."
  2. ^ Reiss, Mike (2009-08-25). "Patriots, LeVoir reach contract extension". Boston.com Reiss' Pieces. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 

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