Tyler Lorenzen

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Tyler Lorenzen
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Tyler Lorenzen signing autographs at the 2010 UConn spring game at Rentschler Field.
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-12-24) December 24, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Fremont, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Eddyville-Blakesburg (IA)
College: Connecticut
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Tyler John Lorenzen (Born December 24, 1985) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He also played for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football for the University of Connecticut.

Early years[edit]

Lorenzen attended Eddyville-Blakesburg High School, where he led the football team to two state playoff appearances.

Junior college career[edit]

Previous to playing at the University of Connecticut, Lorenzen played a season at Palomar College in San Marcos, California. Following his season at Palomar, he was rated the No. 2 junior college quarterback prospect in the nation for the class of 2007 by JCGridiron.com.[citation needed]

College career[edit]

Lorenzen played college football at Connecticut, where he was a quarterback and started 21 games in two seasons for the Huskies.

Professional career[edit]

Lorenzen (82) at the 2010 Saints Super Bowl victory parade

Although he played quarterback in college, Lorenzen has converted to tight end as a pro. After first signing with Jacksonville in April 2009, he moved to the Saints practice squad in September[1] and was with the team for its Super Bowl winning 2009 season. Cut by the Saints in September 2010, he spent several months working in his family's soybean genetics business before the Saints re-signed him in December.[2]


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