Mastrud with the Dolphins in 2011
|No. 84, 85, 87, 88|
|Date of birth:||December 17, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Beaverton, Oregon|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||265 lb (120 kg)|
|High school:||Beaverton (OR) Southridge|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Jeron Scott Mastrud (born December 17, 1987) 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.
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, where he played football as a tight end, quarterback, and defensive end. As a senior, he completed 49 of 82 pass attempts for 731 yards and 10 touchdowns. 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.
After graduating from high school, Mastrud attended Kansas State University, where he started 48 of a possible 49 games, including the final 26 of his career. 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. 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.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Mastrud signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 27, 2010. He played in four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on September 4, 2010, during final cuts.
New England Patriots
The Miami Dolphins signed Mastrud to their practice squad on September 8, 2010. 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.
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