Tommy Gallarda

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Tommy Gallarda
Tommy Gallarda 2013.jpg
Gallarda in 2013
No. --     Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-08) May 8, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Brea, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
College: Boise State
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2012
Receptions 1
Receiving yards 7
Touchdowns 0
Stats at NFL.com

Tommy Gallarda (born May 5, 1988) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a Undrafted free agent in 2011. He played Tight end at Boise State.

Early years[edit]

He was a three-year letterman in Football, Track and field at Brea Olinda High School. He was selected to the All-Century League team twice both on offense and defense. He was also the Century League Defensive MVP.

College career[edit]

He played College football at Boise State.

In his Senior year, He recorded 7 receptions, 63 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns.[1] On September, 6, 2010, In a regular season game against No. 13 ranked Virginia Tech in which Gallarda had 2 receptions for 4 yards and a Touchdown as Boise State wins 33-30.[2] On September 25, 2010, He had a 6 yard receiving touchdown against No. 24 Oregon State as Boise State wins 37-24.[3]

In his Junior year, He played 14 games and Started 12 games in which he recorded 9 receptions for 110 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns.[1] On October 14, 2009, In a regular season game against Tulsa in which He recorded 3 receptions for 15 yards and a Touchdown.[4]

In his Sophomore year, He played 13 games in which He had 6 receptions, 65 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns.[1]

In his Freshman year, He played in 3 games, He recorded 3 receptions for 19 yards as a Backup tight end.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On July 26, 2011, He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a Undrafted free agent.[5] On September 2, 2011, He was released.[6]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

He signed with the Atlanta Falcons to join the practice squad. On November 29, 2011, He was released from the practice squad.[7] On January 10, 2012, He was signed to reserve/future contract.[8][9] On September 1, 2012, He made the 53-man roster.[10] On August 4, 2013, Gallarda was waived with an injury settlement.[11]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Tommy Gallarda Statistics". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "(3) Boise State 33, (13) Virginia Tech 30 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "(24) Oregon State 24, (3) Boise State 37 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 25 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "(5) Boise State 28, Tulsa 21 Box Score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Jaguars Sign Tommy Gallarda". kffl.com. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Jaguars released Eight players". kffl.com. Retrieved 2 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Tommy Gallarda cut loose by Falcons". kffl.com. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Falcons sign Six players". kffl.com. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Brent Grimes, Curtis Lofton to be UFAs". http://espn.go.com. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Atlanta Falcons: Final 53-man roster". cbssports.com. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  11. ^ Adams, Jay (August 4, 2013). "Falcons Reach Injury Settlement with Gallarda". atlantafalcons.com. Retrieved August 5, 2013.