Jon Halapio

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Jon Halapio
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Halapio with the Giants in 2017.
No. 75 – New York Giants
Position:Center
Personal information
Born: (1991-06-23) June 23, 1991 (age 27)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Petersburg Catholic
(St. Petersburg, Florida)
College:Florida
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 6 / Pick: 179
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:12
Games started:8
Player stats at NFL.com

Jon Halapio (born June 23, 1991) is an American football center for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida. Halapio has also played for the Boston Brawlers and Brooklyn Bolts of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL).

College career[edit]

Halapio attended the University of Florida from 2009 to 2013. During his career, he started 43 of 51 games at guard and was a team captain his junior and senior seasons.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

Halapio was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[1] He was released on August 30, 2014, as part of final roster cuts.[2]

Denver Broncos[edit]

On December 17, 2014, Halapio was signed to the Denver Broncos practice squad.[3] On May 11, 2015, Halapio was waived.[4]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On June 5, 2015, Halapio signed with the Arizona Cardinals.[5] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the team.[6]

New England Patriots (second stint)[edit]

On July 27, 2016, Halapio was signed by the Patriots.[7] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts.[8]

New York Giants[edit]

On September 29, 2016, Halapio was signed to the Giants' practice squad.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 9, 2017.[10] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the Giants' practice squad the next day.[11][12] He was promoted to the active roster on October 4, 2017.[13] He made his first career start in Week 12 at right guard in place of the injured D. J. Fluker.

On March 12, 2018, Halapio re-signed with the Giants.[14] He was named the Giants starting center to start the season, beating out Brett Jones. On September 16, 2018, he suffered a broken right ankle and lower leg in a Week 2 game against the Dallas Cowboys and was ruled out for the rest of the season.[15] He was placed on injured reserve on September 19, 2018.[16]

On March 8, 2019, Halapio re-signed with the Giants.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frenz, Erik (May 10, 2014). "Patriots Continue Stockpiling Offensive Line, Add Florida G Jon Halapio in Sixth Round". Boston.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  2. ^ "Patriots release 19 players". New England Patriots. August 30, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  3. ^ "Broncos add S Bush to active roster". Denver Broncos. December 17, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  4. ^ Payne, Scotty (May 11, 2015). "Broncos waive receiver Matt Miller and guard Jon Halapio". Mile High Report. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  5. ^ Raiz, Senor (June 5, 2015). "2015 NFL roster moves: Arizona Cardinals add guard Jon Halapio". Revenge of the Birds. Retrieved July 29, 2016.
  6. ^ Urban, Darren (September 5, 2015). "Cardinals Make Final Roster Cuts". AZCardinals.com. Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "Patriots sign OL John Halapio and TE Bear Pascoe; Place DB Nate Ebner on Reserve/Did Not Report List". Patriots.com. July 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "Patriots reach the 53-man roster limit". Patriots.com. September 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Giants Sign G Jon Halapio To Practice Squad".
  10. ^ "Giants Sign 10 Players To Futures Deals Including QB Keith Wenning & WR Kevin Norwood". January 9, 2017.
  11. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  12. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2017). "Giants sign eight players to practice squad". Giants.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2017.
  13. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 4, 2017). "Giants sign center Jon Halapio off practice squad, waive LB Deontae Skinner". Giants.com.
  14. ^ "New York Giants' 2018 free agency: Jon Halapio deal a no-brainer for the Giants". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  15. ^ Raanan, Jordan (September 17, 2018). "Giants' Jon Halapio out for season with fractured ankle, leg". ESPN.com.
  16. ^ "Giants sign RB Elijhaa Penny; Halapio to IR". Giants.com. September 19, 2018.
  17. ^ Eisen, Michael (March 8, 2019). "Giants re-sign center Jon Halapio". Giants.com.

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