Will Heller

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Will Heller
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Heller during the 2011 NFL season.
No. 89, 85
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-02-28) February 28, 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth: Dunwoody, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Atlanta (GA) Marist
College: Georgia Tech
Undrafted: 2003
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 92
Receiving yards: 782
Receiving TDs: 12
Player stats at NFL.com

Will Sanders Heller (born February 28, 1981) is a former American football tight end He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003. He played college football at Georgia Tech.

Heller has also played for the Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, and Detroit Lions.

Early years[edit]

Heller attended Marist High School in Atlanta, Georgia, and was a student and a letterman in both football and basketball. In football, he played tight end, wide receiver, and defensive back, and was a 2nd Team All-Northside selection under Marist head football coach Alan Chadwick.

College career[edit]

Heller attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, where he played Tight End under Coach George O'Leary. Heller arrived at Georgia Tech as a walk-on candidate for tight end after turning down his only football scholarship offer to Division I-AA Furman.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

In 2007, he had two touchdown receptions for the Seahawks against the St. Louis Rams. At the end of the 2007 season he had 13 receptions for 82 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Heller was signed by the Detroit Lions on March 16, 2009.[2] He was released following the 2011 season on March 12, 2012, but re-signed on March 22, 2012.[3]


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