Jon Blackman

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Jon Blackman
No. 74
Position: Tight end / Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1975-10-08) October 8, 1975 (age 42)
Yorkville, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 271 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school: Yorkville (IL)
College: Purdue
Undrafted: 1998
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jon Blackman (born October 8, 1975) is a former professional American football player. In college, he played tight end at Purdue. He has been a member of the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL.[1]

Highschool[edit]

Jon Blackman attended Yorkville High School. He was named Most Valuable Player in the Little Seven Conference. Blackman also was a member of the basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On April 27, 1998 Jon Blackman was signed as an undrafted free agent. He was waived by the Detroit Lions on August 4, 1998.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On September 7, 1998 he was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad. Was signed to active roster on December 1, 1998

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Blackman signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999.

Las Vegas Outlaws[edit]

Blackman was drafted in the 2000 XFL Supplemental draft by the Las Vegas Outlaws. His position was changed from tight end to offensive tackle.

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