Mark Asper

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Mark Asper
Free agent
Position: Right guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-11-08) November 8, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Rexburg, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 321 lb (146 kg)
Career information
High school: Idaho Falls (ID) Bonneville
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 178
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 1
Games started: 0
Player stats at

Mark Vaughn Asper (born November 8, 1985) is an American football Right Guard who is currently a free agent. He was selected in the sixth round, 178th overall, by the Buffalo Bills in the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon. He also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, and the New York Giants

Professional career[edit]

Projected as a seventh round selection by Sports Illustrated, Asper was ranked as the No. 18 offensive tackle available in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] SI noted his "limited upside in the NFL" and labeled him "as an inexpensive utility lineman".[2]

He was cut by the Bills on August 31, 2012, and subsequently claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings on September 1, 2012.[3]

Asper was claimed off waivers from the Vikings by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 24, 2012. He was released by the Jaguars on August 25, 2013.

On September 1, 2013, he was signed to the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills.

On July 29, 2014 Asper was signed as a free-agent by the New York Giants.[4] On September 22, 2014 Asper was waived off the practice squad for Eric Herman.

On December 17, 2014 he was signed by the Miami Dolphins to their practice squad.[5]

On August 6, 2015 he signed with the New England Patriots. The Patriots released Asper on August 27, 2015.[6]


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