Chris Pantale

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Chris Pantale
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Pantale with Boston College
No. 86 Miami Dolphins
Position: Tight end/ Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-03-22) March 22, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Wayne, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Boston College
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Reserve/Future
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 5
Games started: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Christopher Joseph Pantale (born March 22, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at Boston College.

Early years[edit]

Pantale attended Wayne Valley High School in Wayne, New Jersey.[1] He was selected to the Associated Press All-State third-team as a senior tight end at Wayne Valley High School.[1] He gained 2007 Super 100 All-State honors from the New Jersey Football Coaches Association.[1] He was selected to the 2007 All-Passaic County first-team and was selected to the All-North Jersey second-team.[1] He was selected to the All-Northern Hills Conference team and all-area honors from the Herald News.[1] He played in the 2008 New York/New Jersey All-Star Classic.[1] He also participated in the high school basketball and track teams earning all-state track honors.[1] He was selected as the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete by the organization's Passaic County chapter.[1]

College career[edit]

Pantale played football at Boston College.

Pantale was redshirt freshman and did not play the entire 2008 season.[1]

In his Redshirt freshman season in 2009, Pantale played in all 13 games with 11 starts.[1] He recorded 25 receptions, 223 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.[2] He was selected to the Sporting News and Rivals All-ACC freshman teams. He also was selected to the second team All-American freshman by the College Football Network.

In his sophomore season in 2010, Pantale recorded 31 receptions, 338 receiving yards along with one touchdown.[2]

In his junior season in 2011, Pantale had 21 receptions, 236 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns.[2]

In his senior season in 2012, Pantale had 21 Receptions, 189 receiving yards along with 2 receiving touchdowns.[2]

Professional career[edit]

On January 19, 2013, Pantale was selected to play in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game.[3]

New York Jets[edit]

On April 27, 2013, Pantale signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent following the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Draft.[4] He was released on August 31, 2013.[5] He was signed to the team's practice squad a day later.[6] Pantale was promoted to the active roster on November 27, 2013.[7] Pantale was released on August 30, 2014[8] and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.[9] Pantale was promoted to the active roster on December 1, 2014.[10] Pantale was released on May 8, 2015.[11]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Pantale was signed by the Chicago Bears on May 12, 2015.[12] He was released August 30, 2015 with a non football illness.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Pantale signed with the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on September 21, 2015. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Eagles.[13]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On January 10, 2017, Pantale signed a reserve/future contract with the Miami Dolphins.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Boston College Eagles Profile". bceagles.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Chris Pantale College Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  3. ^ "Pantale To Play In East-West Shrine Game". bceagles.com. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Signed: Ivory, Peterman; Agreed: 15 UDFAs". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  5. ^ Lange, Randy (31 August 2013). "Jets Move 22, Get Down to 53-Man Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Lange, Randy (1 September 2013). "3 Arrive Via Waivers; 7 Added to Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Slater, Darryl (27 November 2013). "Jets promote Chris Pantale to active roster, add fellow New Jersey native Michael Campbell to practice squad". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 1 December 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  8. ^ Lange, Randy (August 30, 2014). "Jets Make Final Cuts to Get to 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 30, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ Lange, Randy (August 31, 2014). "Seven Signed to Jets Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 31, 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2014. 
  10. ^ Cimini, Rich (December 1, 2014). "Jets cut veteran LB Antwan Barnes, sign TE Chris Pantale". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on December 28, 2014. Retrieved December 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ Lange, Randy (May 8, 2015). "Undrafted Free Agents Signed to Jets Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on May 9, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  12. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 12, 2015). "Bears claim TE Pantale off waivers". Chicago Bears. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015. 
  13. ^ McPherson, Chris. "Eagles Trim Roster to 53 Players". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. 
  14. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Sign 12 To Reserve/Futures Contracts". MiamiDolphins.com. January 10, 2017. 

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