Donnie Fletcher

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Donnie Fletcher
Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-23) May 23, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Cleveland (OH) Glenville
College: Boston College
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 0
Interceptions: 0
Passes defensed: 0
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 36
Interceptions: 3
Passes defensed: 9
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Donnie Levert Fletcher III (born May 23, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2012. He played college football at Boston College.

High school career[edit]

Fletcher attended Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned Associated Press All-Ohio second-team honors as a senior cornerback at Glenville as well as 2007 Northeast Lakes All-District first-team accolades. He registered 105 tackles and five interceptions in his senior season; also posted 12 pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries for the Tarblooders. He played for head coach Ted Ginn, Sr..

Considered as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was ranked as the No.45 cornerback in the nation.[1] He accepted a scholarship from Boston College over other offers from Iowa, Michigan State and West Virginia.

College career[edit]

In 2008, fletcher saw action in all 14 games and started four as a true freshman. He finished the season with 36 tackles and 3 interceptions. In 2009, he played in all 13 games, including 3 starts. He recorded 51 tackles with an interception. He was the recipient of the Anne F. Schoen Memorial Scholarship that season. As a junior in 2010, he took over the starting position and started in all 13 games.

He recorded 58 tackles, and led the team with 5 interceptions. In his senior season in 2011, he started in 10 games, missing two due to an injury. He recorded 35 tackles including two interceptions.

Professional career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 199 lb 4.51 s 1.59 s 2.57 s 4.40 s 6.99 s 32 in 9 ft 11 in 17 reps
All values from Pro Day.[2]

New York Jets[edit]

Fletcher was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2012.[3] Fletcher was waived on August 31, 2012.[4] A day later, Fletcher was signed to the team's practice squad.[5] Fletcher was promoted to the active roster on September 22, 2012 after the team released veteran linebacker Bryan Thomas.[6] Fletcher was waived on September 24, 2012.[7] He was re-signed to the practice squad a day later.[8] Fletcher was released from the squad on October 2, 2012.[9] Fletcher was re-signed to the practice squad on October 17, 2012.[10] Fletcher was promoted to the active roster on November 22, 2012.[11] Fletcher was waived on December 4, 2012.[12] He was re-signed to the practice squad two days later.[13] Fletcher was promoted to the active roster on December 19, 2012 after Stephen Hill was placed on injured reserve.[14] He was released on August 26, 2013.[15]

Los Angeles KISS[edit]

Fletcher was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS on June 26, 2014.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

On March 18, 2015, Fletcher was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats. The SaberCats placed him on recallable reassignment on March 23, 2015.

Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

On April 22, 2015, Fletcher was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators. On July 29, 2015, Fletcher was placed on reassignment. On July 31, 2015, Fletcher was placed on injured reserve.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/bostoncollege/football/recruiting/player-Donnie-Fletcher-64003
  2. ^ "Donnie Fletcher". NFL Draft Scout. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (30 April 2012). "10 Undrafted FAs, 23 Tryouts Announced". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Lange, Randy (31 August 2012). "Final 7 Cuts Announced, Roster's Now at 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (1 September 2012). "Jets Announce Roster, Practice Squad Moves". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  6. ^ Orr, Conor (22 September 2012). "Jets release veteran OLB Bryan Thomas". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 22 September 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 
  7. ^ Orr, Conor (24 September 2012). "Bryan Thomas, re-signed by Jets, said he was upset after being cut". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  8. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (25 September 2012). "RB Grimes Signed from HOU Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  9. ^ Orr, Conor (2 October 2012). "Jets sign free agent RB/FB Lex Hilliard". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  10. ^ Vorkunov, Mike (17 October 2012). "Jets reach injury settlement with John Conner". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  11. ^ Florio, Mike (22 November 2012). "Jets promote three from practice squad". ProFootballTalk. Archived from the original on 22 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  12. ^ "Transactions". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  13. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (6 December 2012). "Allen Signed to Active Roster, Fletcher to P-Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 7 December 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  14. ^ Cimini, Rich (19 December 2012). "Jets' Stephen Hill placed on IR". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on 21 December 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  15. ^ Jets Staff (26 August 2013). "Jets Release 14 Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 26 August 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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