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Arron Sears

Arron Sears
No. --     Free Agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-10-25) October 25, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Russellville, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 319 lb (145 kg)
Career information
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35
Debuted in 2007 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history

Career highlights and awards

  • 2007 NFL All-Rookie team
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
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Arron Eugene Sears (born October 25, 1984 in Russellville, Alabama) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee.

Early years

Sears attended Russellville High School in [1]

College career

Sears was a starter at Tennessee since taking over at the end of his freshman year against Mississippi State. He started at several positions on the offensive line but mostly at tackle. During his career, Sears received All-America and All-SEC honors. He was a team captain on the 2006 Tennessee Volunteers football team. He has an older brother who played linebacker for Auburn University, and they faced each other twice in the 2004 season.

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sears was named the Buccaneers' starter at left guard from Week 1 and did not disappoint, garnering a 2007 NFL All-Rookie award for his efforts.

Arron Sears has started all 31 of his career games in his first two seasons and has showed promise.

On June 2, 2009, it was reported that Sears has a neurological condition sustained from a concussion. It is unknown as to the extent of the injury, but early reports are saying that it is possibly severe enough to be career-threatening.

Sears was waived by the Buccaneers on April 26, 2010.

Honors

  • 2006 Jacobs Award (SEC's top Blocker)[2]
  • 2006 [4]
  • 2005 All-SEC - Coaches and Associated Press (1st team)
  • SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (October 3, 2005)
  • 2003 Freshman All-SEC - Coaches and Knoxville News Sentinel (1st team)

External links

  • Tennessee Volunteers bio
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