Jeron Mastrud

Jeron Mastrud
Mastrud with the Dolphins in 2011
No. 85     Oakland Raiders
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-17) December 17, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Beaverton, Oregon
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school: Beaverton (OR) Southridge
College: Kansas State
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013

Jeron Scott Mastrud (born December 17, 1987[1]) is an American football tight end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Kansas State.[2]

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins.

Early years

Mastrud attended Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon,[1] where he played football as a tight end, quarterback, and defensive end. As a senior, he completed 49 of 82 pass attempts for 731 yards and 10 touchdowns. He earned first-team All-Portland Metro League honors as a defensive end, and as a tight end was second-team all-league. He was also named to the third-team all-state as a defensive end.

College career

After graduating from high school, Mastrud attended Kansas State University,[1] where he started 48 of a possible 49 games, including the final 26 of his career. His 106 career receptions rank first in school history among tight ends, and tenth among all positions, while his 1,219 career receiving yards are 18th in school history.[3] Mastrud earned Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors the three years he was eligible, as well as being named to Academic All-District and All-American teams as a junior and senior.

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Mastrud signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 27, 2010. He played in four preseason games with the Buccaneers before being waived on September 4, 2010, during final cuts.

New England Patriots

Mastrud was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on April 26, 2010,[3] but was released the next day.[4]

Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins signed Mastrud to their practice squad on September 8, 2010. He was promoted to the team's 53-man roster on September 21, 2010, making his NFL debut as a reserve in the Dolphins' Week 3 game against the New York Jets on September 26.

Oakland Raiders

Mastrud was signed by Oakland Raiders on May 13, 2013.[5]

References

External links

  • Oakland Raiders bio
  • Miami Dolphins bio
  • New England Patriots bio
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers bio
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