Markus Zusevics

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Markus Zusevics
No. --     Free agent
Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-25) April 25, 1989 (age 25)
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
College: Iowa
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Markus Zusevics (Latvian: Markus Zuševics; born April 25, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Iowa from 2009 to 2011. He is of Latvian descent.[1]

Early years[edit]

Zusevics graduated from Prospect High School in Illinois in 2007.[2]

Professional career[edit]

While bench pressing for the NFL Scouting Combine on February 24, 2012, Zusevics tore a pectoral muscle and missed most of the Combine workouts.[3]

New England Patriots[edit]

On May 10, 2012 he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots.[4] On August 26, 2013, he was placed on the injured reserve list and will miss the rest of the 2013 season.[5]

New York Jets[edit]

Zusevics was signed by the Jets on May 19, 2014 after trying out for the team during rookie minicamp.[6] He was released on August 23, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zusevics adds some new language to Iowa practices". Radioiowa.com. August 15, 2011. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Markus Zusevics". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Report: Markus Zusevics injures pec". ESPN.com. February 25, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Patriots Rookie Free Agents: Markus Zusevics, OT, Iowa". Patspulpit.com. Retrieved May 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ Hughes, Luke (August 26, 2013). "Patriots Release Kamar Aiken, Niko Koutouvides, Three Others, Re-Sign Two players". NESN.com. Retrieved September 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ Lange, Randy (May 19, 2014). "Jets Sign LB A.J. Edds, OL Markus Zusevics". New York Jets. Archived from the original on May 20, 2014. Retrieved May 20, 2014. 
  7. ^ Lange, Randy (August 23, 2014). "Jets Release Seven Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 

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