Jeron Mastrud

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Jeron Mastrud
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Mastrud with the Dolphins in 2011
No. 84, 85, 87, 88
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-17) December 17, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Beaverton, Oregon
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Beaverton (OR) Southridge
College: Kansas State
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 7
Receiving yards: 96
Receiving TDs: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jeron Scott Mastrud (born December 17, 1987[1]) is a former American football tight end of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Kansas State.[2]

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Mastrud is the son of a Scholls Heights Elementary School teacher and a Southridge High School physical education teacher. Mastrud attended Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon,[1] where he played football as a tight end, quarterback, and defensive end.[citation needed] As a senior, he completed 49 of 82 pass attempts for 731 yards and 10 touchdowns.[citation needed] He earned first-team All-Portland Metro League honors as a defensive end, and as a tight end was second-team all-league. He was also named to the third-team all-state as a defensive end.[citation needed]

College career[edit]

After graduating from high school, Mastrud attended Kansas State University,[1] where he started 48 of a possible 49 games, including the final 26 of his career.[citation needed] His 106 career receptions rank first in school history among tight ends, and tenth among all positions, while his 1,219 career receiving yards are 18th in school history.[3] Mastrud earned Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors the three years he was eligible, as well as being named to Academic All-District and All-American teams as a junior and senior.[citation needed]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Mastrud signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 27, 2010.[citation needed] He played in four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on September 4, 2010, during final cuts.[citation needed]

New England Patriots[edit]

Mastrud was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on April 26, 2010,[3] but was released the next day.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

The Miami Dolphins signed Mastrud to their practice squad on September 8, 2010.[citation needed] He was promoted to the team's 53-man roster on September 21, 2010, making his NFL debut as a reserve in the Dolphins' Week 3 game against the New York Jets on September 26.[citation needed]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Mastrud was signed by Oakland Raiders on May 13, 2013.[5] At the end of the 2013 season Mastrud became a free agent. He signed with the Bears on June 23, 2014.

Chicago Bears[edit]

Mastrud signed with the Bears on June 23, 2014.[6] The Bears released Mastrud on August 29, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Jeron Mastrud   (1987-12-17). "Jeron Mastrud: Career Stats at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  2. ^ Kelley, Sean (Jan 30, 2006). "Jeron Mastrud chooses Kansas State". scout.com. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "The New England Patriots". Archive.patriots.com. 2010-04-26. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  4. ^ "More practice squad signings - Extra Points". Boston.com. 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  5. ^ http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Claim-Veldheers-Former-Teammate-Sign-7-Tryout-Players-Following-Rookie-Camp/9abaec4e-2773-45d7-87e8-836e0aa4163b
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (June 23, 2014). "Bears sign S Wilson, TE Mastrud". Chicago Bears. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  7. ^ Bears release Lynch, four others

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