Tray Blackmon

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Tray Blackmon
No. 16, 20
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-10-20) October 20, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: LaGrange, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: LaGrange (GA)
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
CFL status: Import
Career highlights and awards

Tray Blackmon (born October 20, 1985) is a former professional gridiron football linebacker. He played college football for the Auburn Tigers.

Early years[edit]

Although a little undersized for a typical national type linebacker recruit, Blackmon was considered a legit five-star prospect by several recruiting services. Scout.com ranked him #1 among the 2005 linebackers class.[1] The Player of the Year in AAA for the State Champion Grangers, Blackmon had 116 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 12 Sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, one safety, and one defensive touchdown as a senior.

College career[edit]

After redshirting in 2005, Blackmon recorded 18 tackles, including 2.5 for loss, in six games in 2006, which earned him a spot on the The Sporting News Freshman All-America Second Team. He amassed 41 tackles, including 25 solo, in last seven games of the 2007 season. He added 21 tackles in 2008 and has 84 tackles for his career.

Blackmon has battled suspensions and injuries during his collegiate career. Blackmon was suspended from playing in Auburn's first three games of the 2006 season.[2] In 2008, Blackmon suffered a broken bone in his wrist in the fourth game of the season.[3]

Professional career[edit]

On May 5, 2009, he signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.[4]

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