Colin Cloherty

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Colin Cloherty
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Cloherty in 2013
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Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-16) September 16, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Bethesda, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Brown
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Ivy League (2007)
  • First-team All-Ivy League (2008)
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 5
Receiving yards: 59
Defensive TDs: 1
Tackles: 6
Player stats at

Colin Joseph Cloherty (born September 16, 1987) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Brown.

Cloherty has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Atlanta Falcons.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Cloherty was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Indianapolis Colts on April 30, 2009. He was waived on August 31. He played in the final game of the season, catching 1 pass for 2 yards.[1]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On October 21, 2009, Cloherty was signed to the practice squad of the Cleveland Browns. He was released on November 9.

Second stint with Colts[edit]

Cloherty was signed to the Colts active roster on January 2, 2010. He was released on September 4.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On October 6, 2010, Cloherty was signed to the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers. He was signed to the active roster on December 18, and appeared in the final two games of the season.[2] The team waived him on August 23, 2011.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On December 11, 2011, Cloherty scored his first NFL touchdown by recovering a muffed punt against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also had 4 receptions for 57 yards during the season.[3] Cloherty spent the 2012 preseason with the team before being released on August 31.

He was re-signed on September 4 after an injury to reserve tight end Brett Brackett.[4]

He was released by the Jaguars on September 10, 2012.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Cloherty signed with the Atlanta Falcons on June 18, 2013. He was waived by the Falcons on August 25, 2013.

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