T. J. Graham

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T. J. Graham
No. 10     New York Jets
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-27) July 27, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Raleigh, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Raleigh (NC) Wakefield
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 69
Debuted in 2012 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2014
Receptions 56
Receiving Yards 761
Receiving TDs 4
Stats at NFL.com

Trevor J. Graham, Jr. (born July 27, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.

High school career[edit]

Graham attended Wakefield High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He caught seven passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns his senior season and had two kickoff returns for 109 yards. Rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, his only offer came from North Carolina State, which he accepted.[1]

College career[edit]

During his four-year tenure at NC State, he finished as the ACC career leader in kickoff return yards with 3,153. He also accumulated 99 receptions for 1,453 receiving yards and 16 total touchdowns (12 receiving, 2 kick return TD's and 2 punt return TD's).

Track and field[edit]

Graham was also a standout track athlete. He finished third nationally in the 100-meter dash at the Nike Nationals in 2007, he was the 2008 4A state champion in the 100 and 200 meters, posting times of 10.44 seconds and 20.82 seconds, respectively. He recorded personal bests of 10.21 seconds in the 100 meters and 20.79 seconds in the 200 meters.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
60 meters 6.62 Blacksburg, Virginia February 26, 2011
100 meters 10.21 Durham, North Carolina April 23, 2011
200 meters 20.79 Blacksburg, Virginia February 26, 2011

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Graham was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round (69th pick) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 188 lb 4.41 s 1.53 s 2.50 s 4.18 s 6.77 s 34 in 10 ft 0 in 8 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On July 9, 2012, Graham signed with the Bills.[3] In his rookie season, he caught his first career touchdown reception from Ryan Fitzpatrick in a 24-14 win over the Cleveland Browns. He was released by the Bills on August 30, 2014.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On August 31, 2014, Graham was claimed off waivers by the Tennessee Titans.[4]

New York Jets[edit]

Graham signed with the New York Jets on September 29, 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. J. Graham - Yahoo Sports
  2. ^ "T. J. Graham". 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ T.J. Graham, third-round pick, signs with Buffalo Bills
  4. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2014). "Titans add receivers T.J. Graham, Kris Durham". NFL.com. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Cosentino, Dom (September 29, 2014). "Jets cut rookie Jalen Saunders, sign WR T.J. Graham". NJ.com. Archived from the original on September 30, 2014. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 

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