Michael Preston (American football)

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Michael Preston
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Preston in the 2013 NFL season.
No. --     San Jose SaberCats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-01) June 1, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school: Euclid (OH)
College: Heidelberg
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Utah Blaze
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 10
Receiving yards 96
Receiving Touchdowns 2
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Receptions 26
Receiving yards 319
Receiving Touchdowns 5
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Michael Preston (born June 1, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL). He most recently played for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Heidelberg in Tiffin, Ohio. He has also played for the Utah Blaze.

Early years[edit]

Preston played high school football for the Euclid High School Panthers. He did not play on the varsity team until his senior year, when he recorded 12 receptions and two receiving touchdowns. He graduated in 2007.[1]

College career[edit]

Preston played for the Heidelberg Student Princes from 2007 to 2010. He appeared in 39 games, recording 167 receptions for 2,748 yards and 27 touchdowns.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Utah Blaze[edit]

Preston signed with the Utah Blaze on June 27, 2011 after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played in three games, reccording 26 receptions for 319 yards and five touchdowns.[2] He was placed on Other League Exempt by the Blaze on July 26, 2011.[3]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Preston was signed by the Tennessee Titans on July 26, 2011.[4] He was released by the Titans on September 2 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 4, 2011. He was re-signed by the Titans on January 2, 2012. Preston was released by the Titans on August 31 and signed to the team’s practice squad on September 1, 2012. He was promoted to the active roster on December 7, 2012. He was waived by the Titans on October 16, 2013 and signed to the team’s practice squad on October 16, 2013. Preston was promoted to the active roster on December 7, 2013. He recorded three receptions for 27 yards and the first two touchdown catches of his career on December 15, 2013 against the Arizona Cardinals.[2] He was released by the Titans on August 31, 2014.[4]

San Jose Sabercats[edit]

Preston signed with the San Jose Sabercats on October 23, 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cass, Andrew (January 31, 2014). "NFL receiver Michael Preston talks to Richmond Heights students". news-herald.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Michael Preston". prod.static.titans.clubs.nfl.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Michael Preston". kffl.com. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Local sports digest: Stanford picked fifth, Cal seventh in Pac-12 basketball media poll". mercurynews.com. October 23, 2014. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 

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