Marko Cavka

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Marko Cavka
No. 60, 73, 77
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-04-08) April 8, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Cypress, California
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 294 lb (133 kg)
Career information
High school: Cypress (CA)
College: Sacramento State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 6 / Pick: 178
Debuted in 2006 for the Amsterdam Admirals
Last played in 2008 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Marko Cavka (born April 8, 1981 in Cypress, California) is a former professional American football offensive tackle.[1] He was drafted by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Sacramento State.

Early years[edit]

Cavka attended Cypress High School in Cypress, California and was a student and a letterman in football and volleyball. In football, he was a three-year letterman, and as a senior, he was named the Empire League Lineman of the Year, was selected as All-California Interscholastic Federation defensive lineman, and was an All-Orange County selection. Marko Cavka graduated from Cypress High School in 1999.

College career[edit]

Cavka attended California State University, Sacramento and was a student and a football letterman. In football, he started 42 consecutive games as an offensive lineman.

In 2010, Cavka was elected to the 2000-2010 CSU Sacramento Hornets Football All-Decade Team. [1]

Professional career[edit]

Cavka was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.[2]

Cavka played with the Amsterdam Admirals in NFL Europe in 2006 & 2007.

The New York Jets announced that they signed Marko Cavka to a contract on July 24, 2007 but was released on September 2 after sustaining an injury in the 5th preseason game. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL Player Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "NFL Draft History". NFL.com. Retrieved May 18, 2011.