Bobby Massie

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Bobby Massie
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Massie with the Arizona Cardinals in 2013
No. 70 Chicago Bears
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-08-01) August 1, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth: Lynchburg, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Lynchburg (VA) Liberty Christian
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 112
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 69
Games started: 61
Player stats at NFL.com

Bobby Massie (born August 1, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Mississippi. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Massie played three seasons for Ole Miss becoming a full-time starter midway through his freshman year. He started all 12 games at right tackle in both 2010 and 2011—his sophomore and junior years. He wore number 79.

Massie announced on January 6, 2012, that he would forgo his senior year and enter the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional career[edit]

He was considered one of the best fifteen offensive tackle prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[2]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On April 28, 2012, Massie was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round (112th pick overall) of the NFL Draft. On September 5, 2015, Massie was suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse.[3]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On March 9, 2016, Massie signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $18 million until 2019.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rebels OT Massie opts for NFL draft
  2. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  3. ^ Wesseling, Chris (September 5, 2015). "Cardinals' Bobby Massie suspended for two games". NFL.com. Retrieved September 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (March 9, 2016). "Bears agree to terms with OT Massie". ChicagoBears.com. 
  5. ^ Spotrac.com. "Bobby Massie". Spotrac.com. Retrieved March 10, 2016. 

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