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Jeff Cumberland

Jeff Cumberland
Cumberland (86) in the huddle during the 2012 season
No. 85     New York Jets
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-05-02) May 2, 1987
Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Columbus (OH) Brookhaven
College: Illinois
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2014
Receptions 74
Receiving Yards 954
Receiving TDs 8
Stats at

Jeffrey Lionell Cumberland (born May 2, 1987) is an American football tight end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jets in 2010. He played college football at Illinois. He attended Brookhaven High School.

Early years

He was selected to the Ohio News Network/Ohio High Magazine All-Ohio team.[1] He was an PrepStar All-American in high school.[1] He was ranked as the 11th-best prospect from the state of Ohio.[1]

College career

In 2006, He was selected as an honorable mention freshman All-America by The Sporting News.[1]

Professional career


Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 249 lb 4.45 s 1.54 s 2.61 s 4.39 s 6.89 s 35 1/2 in 9 ft 10 in 20 reps
All values from Pro Day[2]

New York Jets

Cumberland made his NFL debut against the Buffalo Bills on January 2, 2011.[3] Cumberland suffered a torn achilles tendon on September 25, 2011 against the Oakland Raiders. He was placed on the injured reserve list the following day.[4] Cumberland and the Jets agreed on a new three year deal on March 7, 2014.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Illinois Fighting Illini Profile". 
  2. ^
  3. ^ Orr, Conor (January 2, 2011). "Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie, LaDainian Tomlison among Jets inactives". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on January 2, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2011. 
  4. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (September 26, 2011). "Jets will elevate TE Josh Baker from practice squad to replace Jeff Cumberland". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ David Smith, Michael. "Jets, Jeff Cumberland agree to three-year deal". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

External links

  • Fighting Illini bio
  • New York Jets bio
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