Blake Schlueter

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Blake Schlueter
Position: Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-22) April 22, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth: Ganado, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 279 lb (127 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Christian
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 225
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-MWC (2006)
  • Second-team All-MWC (2007)
  • First-team All-MWC (2008)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Blake Schlueter (born April 22, 1986) is a former American football center. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at TCU.

Schlueter has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

Early years[edit]

Schlueter played high school football at Ganado High School in Ganado, Texas. He was named Ganado's Male Athlete of the Year in his Senior year. He also earned all-state recognition for his playing of the center and defensive end positions. Schlueter was selected as a finalist for the 2A Player of the Year and was an all-state center and defensive end as a senior. He totaled 329 tackles, including 27 sacks and 13 blocked kicks during his prep career. He also earned first-team all-Greater Houston honors and was the district and area defensive MVP. He posted 124 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and four blocked punts as a senior as well. As a junior, Schlueter was chosen as a second-team all-state performer on defense and a third-team selection at center. As a sophomore, he was the district defensive Newcomer of the Year and was a first team-all-area pick at center.[1]

College career[edit]

Schlueter played college football at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He was selected as a second-team All-Mountain West Conference after the 2007 season and first-team after the 2008 season. He also made the watch list for the Rimington Trophy in the 2007 season.

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Schlueter was drafted in the 7th round (225th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2009 NFL Draft. On June 12, 2009, Schlueter signed a multi-year contract with the Broncos. He was waived on September 1.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

The Seattle Seahawks signed Schlueter to their practice squad on September 7 and released him on September 15.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Schlueter was signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad on November 24. After his contract expired following the season, he was re-signed to a future contract on January 4, 2010. He was released on September 4, 2010.

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