Tauren Poole

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Tauren Poole
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Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-10-19) October 19, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Toccoa, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Toccoa (GA) Stephens Co.
College: Tennessee
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free agent
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Carries: 1
Fumbles: 1
Fumbles lost: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Tauren Chasmaine Poole (born October 19, 1989) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Tennessee.

College career[edit]

Poole attended University of Tennessee from 2008 to 2011. During his career he rushed for 1,898 yards on 423 carries and 17 touchdowns. He was awarded the Pat Tillman Award at the 2012 East–West Shrine Game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Poole was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers on May 11, 2012. He later spent time with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts. He signed again to the Panthers' active roster on September 27, 2014.[2] On his first career carry, he fumbled. He was released by the Panthers the next day, but re-signed with their practice squad soon after.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

The New Orleans Saints signed Poole to their practice squad on November 4, 2014.[3]


Younger cousin of Jesse Poole a former TCU Horned Frogs standout running back, and older cousin to Florida Gators recruit, cornerback Brian Poole who signed on June 13, 2011.


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