Markus Zusevics

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Markus Zusevics
No. 76     New York Jets
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
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Markus Zusevics (Latvian: Markus Zuševics; born April 25, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). 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]

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. 

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