Mike Devlin (American football)

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Mike Devlin
No. 70, 62
Offensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-11-16) November 16, 1969 (age 45)
Place of birth: Blacksburg, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school: Cherokee (Marlton, New Jersey)
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136
Debuted in 1993 for the Buffalo Bills
Last played in 1999 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career NFL statistics as of 1999
Games played 101
Games started 27
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Michael Richard Devlin (born November 16, 1969) is a former professional American football player and currently an assistant coach with the New York Jets of the National Football League.

High school years[edit]

Devlin attended Cherokee High School in the Marlton section of Evesham Township, New Jersey and was a letterman in football. Devlin played for the second-best high school football team in New Jersey, losing The Star-Ledger Trophy to the number one team and USA Today top five ranked Union High School Farmers. Devlin would later start with two Union Farmers at the University of Iowa, running back Tony Stewart and Offensive Guard Mike Ferroni.

Professional career[edit]

Devlin was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft after playing college football as an interior lineman with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

He played 58 career games over a span of seven years in the NFL. During his three-year stint with the Buffalo Bills, he played on special teams and at center and guard, backed up All-Pro Kent Hull, and made an appearance in Super Bowl XXVIII. On March 8, 1996, Devlin signed with the Arizona Cardinals. During his time there, he was part of the starting lineup at center in all but two of twenty-six games. Devlin retired from playing after the 1999 season.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2000, he became a quality control coach for the offensive component of the Cardinals, before becoming an assistant offensive lineman coach. During the 2004-2005 seasons, Devlin served as offensive line coach for the Toledo Rockets. In 2006, Devlin became the tight ends coach for the New York Jets. He was promoted to offensive line coach on February 5, 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Costello, Brian; Howie Kussoy (5 February 2013). "Jets fire OL coach DeGuglielmo: source". New York Post. Archived from the original on 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 

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