Jamar Newsome

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Jamar Newsome
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Newsome in the 2012 NFL season.
No. -- Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-05) November 5, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: St. Petersburg, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Gulfport (FL) Boca Ciega
College: Central Florida
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Receiving Yards: 73
Receiving Avg: 14.6
Receiving TDs: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamar Newsome (born November 5, 1987) is an American football wide receiver who previously played for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Central Florida.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, Newsome was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. After starting the first two games of the season, Newsome was waived by the Jaguars.[1] He was signed to the teams' practice squad the following day.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On November 2, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad and was released on December 1, 2011.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On December 4, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. On November 24, 2012, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs active roster. Newsome played in six games and started two regular-season games for the Chiefs, catching five passes for 73 yards.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On September 17, 2013, Newsome was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad. The Cowboys released him during the 2014 preseason.

Personal life[edit]

Jamar is a member of the Lambda Omega chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi at the University of Central Florida. Newsome graduated from UCF with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Also, Newsome maintains a masters degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Criminal Justice from Indiana Wesleyan University.


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