Emanuel Byrd

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Emanuel Byrd
Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-09) December 9, 1994 (age 23)
Albany, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Albany (Albany, Georgia)
College: Marshall
Undrafted: 2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Receptions: 2
Receiving yards: 31
Receiving touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Emanuel Byrd (born December 9, 1994) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Marshall, and was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

College career[edit]

Byrd played quarterback and tight end for Georgia Military College in 2013 and 2014.[1] He transferred to attended Marshall University, where he played tight end on the Marshall Thundering Herd football team in 2015 and 2016.[2]

College statistics[edit]

Marshall Thundering Herd
Year GP Receiving
Rec Yds Avg Lng TD
2015 10 19 214 11.3 41 1
2016 11 26 242 9.3 37 3
Total 21 45 456 10.1 41 4
Source: HerdZone.com

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 18 in
(1.88 m)
239 lb
(108 kg)
4.66 s 1.58 s 2.62 s 4.51 s 7.37 s 33 58 in
(0.85 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
20 reps
All values are from Pro Day[3]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2017 NFL Draft, Byrd signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on May 9, 2017.[4] On July 31, 2017, he was waived by the Chiefs.[5]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On August 5, 2017, Byrd signed with the Green Bay Packers.[6] He was waived by the Packers on September 2, 2017.[7] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 3, 2017.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on December 26, 2017.[9]

On September 1, 2018, Byrd was waived by the Packers.[10]

NFL career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2017 GB 1 0 2 31 15.5 29 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 2 31 15.5 29 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Source: NFL.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hodkiewicz, Wes (January 13, 2018). "Emanuel Byrd put teaching on backburner for renewed shot at NFL". Packers.com. Archived from the original on April 24, 2018. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  2. ^ Silverstein, Tom (August 5, 2017). "Packers sign street free agent TE Emanuel Byrd". PackersNews.com. Archived from the original on April 24, 2018. Retrieved April 29, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Emanuel Byrd – Marshall, FB : 2017 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". DraftScout.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Chiefs Announce Roster Moves". Chiefs.com. May 9, 2017. Archived from the original on April 24, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2017. 
  5. ^ Alper, Josh (July 31, 2017). "Chiefs sign two wide receivers". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. Archived from the original on April 25, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Packers sign TE Emanuel Byrd". Packers.com. August 5, 2017. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Packers announce roster moves to reduce roster to 53". Packers.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Packers activate LB Biegel; sign LS Hart and CB Brown". Packers.com. November 3, 2017. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Packers place T Jason Spriggs on IR, sign TE Emanuel Byrd". Packers.com. December 26, 2017. Retrieved December 30, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. September 1, 2018. 

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