T. J. Cottrell
|Date of birth:||May 3, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Buffalo, New York|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Theodore John Cottrell "T. J." Cottrell, Jr. (born May 3, 1982) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Buffalo State.
Cottrell was also a member of the San Diego Chargers, Rochester Raiders and New York Sentinels. He is the son of former NFL linebacker Ted Cottrell; in all of his NFL and UFL appearances, T.J. was on a team where his father was coaching at the time.