Jake Kumerow

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Jake Kumerow
No. 16 – Green Bay Packers
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1992-02-17) February 17, 1992 (age 26)
Bartlett, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: South Elgin
(South Elgin, Illinois)
College: Wisconsin–Whitewater
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jake Kumerow (born February 17, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He played college football at Wisconsin–Whitewater after transferring from Illinois.

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 Wonderlic
6 ft 4 12 in
(1.94 m)
209 lb
(95 kg)
4.54 s 1.62 s 2.60 s 4.26 s 6.90 s 31 in
(0.79 m)
9 ft 5 in
(2.87 m)
15 reps 22[1]
All values are from Pro Day[2]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Kumerow signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2015.[3] He was released on September 5, 2015, and was signed to the practice squad the next day, where he spent his entire rookie season.[4][5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bengals on January 11, 2016.[6]

Kumerow was released by the Bengals on September 3, 2016, and was signed to the practice squad during the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on December 27, 2016.[9]

On August 9, 2017, Kumerow was waived/injured by the Bengals after suffering an ankle injury and was placed on injured reserve.[10] He was released on September 22, 2017 with an injury settlement.

New England Patriots[edit]

On October 26, 2017, Kumerow was signed to the New England Patriots' practice squad.[11] He was released on November 9, 2017.[12]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On December 26, 2017, Kumerow was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad.[13] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Packers on January 2, 2018.[14]

On September 3, 2018, Kumerow was placed on injured reserve.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Kumerow is the son of former Miami Dolphins first round pick Eric Kumerow. He is also the cousin of current Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa and Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa. His older sister was a notable basketball player at their alma mater, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; and their youngest brother, Derek, is currently enrolled at and will play football for Whitewater.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGinn, Bob (April 18, 2015). "State NFL draft prospects at a glance". JSOnline.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2018. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Jake Kumerow - Wisconsin-Whitewater, WR : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". DraftScout.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Marcum, Jason; Toback, Rebecca (May 8, 2015). "Bengals announce undrafted free agents signed". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Toback, Rebecca (September 5, 2015). "Bengals roster cuts: Bengals 53-man roster 2015". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Kirkendall, Josh (September 6, 2015). "Cincinnati Bengals 2015 practice squad announced". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Marcum, Jason (January 11, 2016). "Jeff Luc among 5 Bengals signed to future contracts". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  7. ^ Toback, Rebecca (September 3, 2016). "Bengals Roster 2016: Cincinnati's 53-man roster is set". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Marcum, Jason (September 4, 2016). "Bengals 2016 practice squad: 9 players make initial practice squad". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  9. ^ Toback, Rebecca (December 27, 2016). "Bengals sign two practice squad players to 53-man roster". CincyJungle.com. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  10. ^ Toback, Rebecca (August 9, 2017). "Bengals sign new punter; waive WR Jake Kumerow". CincyJungle.com.
  11. ^ "Patriots sign WR Jake Kumerow to the practice squad; Release DL Mike Purcell from the practice squad". Patriots.com. October 26, 2017.
  12. ^ "Patriots Claim TE Martellus Bennett Off Waivers from Green Bay; Release DL Geneo Grissom; Make Changes to the Practice Squad". Patriots.com. November 9, 2017.
  13. ^ "Packers place T Jason Spriggs on IR, sign TE Emanuel Byrd". Packers.com. December 26, 2017.
  14. ^ "Packers sign five free agents". Packers.com. January 2, 2018.
  15. ^ "Packers sign LB Toomer, place WR Kumerow on IR". Packers.com. September 3, 2018.

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