Phillip Supernaw

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Phillip Supernaw
No. 48, 84, 89
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1990-01-30) January 30, 1990 (age 30)
Nashville, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school:Katy (TX) James E. Taylor
College:Ouachita Baptist
Undrafted:2012
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team all-Gulf South Conference (2009)
  • Second-team all-Gulf South Conference (2010)
  • Second-team all-Gulf South Conference (2011)
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:14
Receiving yards:163
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Phillip Steven Supernaw[1] (born January 30, 1990) is a former American football tight end. He played college football at Ouachita Baptist University. He was signed by the Houston Texans after going unselected in the 2012 NFL Draft. He also played for the Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs, and Tennessee Titans.

Early life[edit]

Supernaw was born on January 30, 1990 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville to Trudy Supernaw and country music singer Doug Supernaw.[2] But Supernaw and his family moved to the Houston area when Phillip was young because Doug Supernaw believed he could find better success as a singer in Texas. Phillip played high school football at James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas.

College career[edit]

Supernaw was a four-year starter for Ouachita Baptist University in southwestern Arkansas. He recorded 64 catches for 710 yards and 10 touchdowns during his college career and earned first-team all-Gulf South Conference (2009), second-team all-Gulf South Conference (2010), and second-team All-Great American Conference (2011) honors.

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

He was signed by the Houston Texans on April 29, 2012 after being unselected in the 2012 NFL Draft.[3] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[4] On September 1, 2012, he re-signed with the team to join the practice squad.[5] He was released by the Texans on May 14, 2014.[6]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Supernaw signed with the Baltimore Ravens on May 19, 2014.[6] He was called up from the practice squad on September 23, 2014, to fill the roster spot opened up when TE Dennis Pitta was placed on IR for the season with a dislocated hip.[7] On October 7, 2014, the Ravens cut Supernaw to make room for the signing of Ryan Taylor to their roster.[8] The next day, Supernaw was re-signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[9] On October 25, 2014, the Ravens cut Ryan Taylor to make room for the re-signing of Supernaw from the practice squad to their 53-man roster.[10] His first NFL reception for negative two yards took place on November 2, 2014 in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.[11] He was released on November 4, 2014, and was re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[11]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Supernaw to their 53-man roster off the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad on November 11, 2014.[12] He was released on December 2, 2014.[13]

Baltimore Ravens (second stint)[edit]

On December 3, 2014, Supernaw was re-signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[14] On December 5, 2014, he was promoted to the Ravens active roster.[15] He was released by the Ravens on May 12, 2015.[16]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

The Tennessee Titans signed Supernaw on June 2, 2015.[17] In 2015, Supernaw ranked second on the Titans with 14 special teams tackles.[18] In 2016, Supernaw collected career-highs with four receptions and 62 receiving yards and tied for third on the Titans with eight special teams tackles.[18] On March 10, 2017, Supernaw signed a two-year deal with the Titans.[19] On October 8, 2017, Supernaw caught his first NFL touchdown from Matt Cassel in the Titans' 16-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins.[20] In 2017, Supernaw played in all 16 games with three starts and appeared in his first two career postseason contests. He tied a career-high with four receptions for 39 yards.

On August 7, 2018, Supernaw was released by the Titans.[21]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Receiving
Year Team G Rec Yards Y/R TD
2012 HOU 0 0 DNP
2013 HOU 1 0 0 0.0 0
2014 KC 2 1 1 3.0 0
BAL 6 2 27 13.5 0
2015 TEN 16 3 32 10.7 0
2016 TEN 15 4 62 15.5 0
2017 TEN 16 4 39 9.8 1
Total 56 14 163 11.6 1

Postseason[edit]

Receiving
Year Team G Rec Yards Y/R TD
2017 TEN 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0

Personal life[edit]

Supernaw is a golf enthusiast. He plays whenever he can during the off-season and is a 2.0 handicap.[18] On January 26, 2019, Supernaw married Miss Arkansas USA 2016 Abby Floyd.[22][23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Phillip Supernaw Pro-Football-Reference Profile". rbref.com.
  2. ^ Hollingsworth, James (August 7, 2012). "10 Things You Didn't Know About Texans TE Phillip Supernaw". houston.cbslocal.com. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Texans' list of undrafted free agents". Blog.Chron.com. Retrieved April 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "Case Keenum among Texans' roster cuts". houstontexans.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  5. ^ "Texans practice squad includes Case Keenum, Jonathan Grimes". houstontexans.com. Retrieved September 1, 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Phillip Supernaw". baltimoreravens.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  7. ^ Butt, Jason (September 23, 2014). "Ravens to promote Phillip Supernaw, sign Emmanuel Ogbuehi to practice squad". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  8. ^ Ravens awarded tight end Ryan Taylor off waivers from Packers, cut Phillip Supernaw The Baltimore Sun, Retrieved October 8, 2014
  9. ^ Ravens re-sign Phillip Supernaw to practice squad, source says The Baltimore Sun, Retrieved October 8, 2014
  10. ^ "Ravens cut Ryan Taylor, promote Phillip Supernaw to active roster". www.baltimoresun.com. Retrieved October 27, 2014
  11. ^ a b Ravens re-sign tight end Phillip Supernaw to practice squad, source says www.baltimoresun.com, Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  12. ^ Wilkening, Mike. "Chiefs sign TE Phillip Supernaw, promote RB Charcandrick West". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  13. ^ "Chiefs sign tight end Richard Gordon, release Phillip Supernaw". KansasCity.com. December 2, 2014.
  14. ^ "Ravens Re-Sign LaQuan Williams, Phillip Supernaw To Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com. December 3, 2014.
  15. ^ "Phillip Supernaw added to Ravens' active roster". BaltimoreSun.com. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  16. ^ Mink, Ryan (May 12, 2015). "Ravens Cut QB Keith Wenning, TE Phillip Supernaw". baltimoreravens.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  17. ^ "Titans sign tight end Supernaw". ten.247sports.com. June 2, 2015.
  18. ^ a b c Wyatt, Jim. "Phillip Supernaw Titans Biography". TitansOnline.com.
  19. ^ Wyatt, Jim (March 10, 2017). "Titans Agree to Terms with TE Phillip Supernaw". TitansOnline.com.
  20. ^ "Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins - October 8th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  21. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 7, 2018). "Titans Add LB, TE While Releasing TE Supernaw and Placing LB Palmer on IR". TitansOnline.com.
  22. ^ Cotton, Dan. "Robinson and Vrabel on Mariota". 247sports.com.
  23. ^ "A 6-year NFL Veteran's Views on Football". The Good Men Project. September 23, 2018. Retrieved May 16, 2019.

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