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Mohamed Massaquoi

Mohamed Massaquoi
Massaquoi during his tenure with the Browns.
No. --     Free agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-11-24) November 24, 1986
Place of birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
Georgia
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50
Debuted in 2009 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Receptions 118
Receiving Yards 1,745
Touchdowns 7
Stats at NFL.com

Mohamed Jah Massaquoi ( ; born November 24, 1986) is an American professional Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Massaquoi has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets.

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Cleveland Browns 3.1
    • Jacksonville Jaguars 3.2
    • New York Jets 3.3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early years

Massaquoi was born in Charlotte, North Carolina to parents from Liberia. He played high-school football at Independence High School in Charlotte.[1] During his four years there his team did not lose a single game and won four straight state championships. He played with two college football notables, former University of Florida quarterback Chris Leak and former University of North Carolina wide receiver Hakeem Nicks.

  • Career Receptions: 274
  • Career Receiving Yardage: 4,876
  • Career Receiving Touchdowns: 76

College career

He finished his collegiate career at the Florida, hauling in an 84-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford.

Professional career

Cleveland Browns

Massaquoi with the Browns

Massaquoi was drafted by the Browns with the 50th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.

Massaquoi was the Browns leading receiver during his rookie season (2009) with 34 catches for 624 yards, including an NFL best 148 receiving yards (on 8 catches) in Week 4.

In his four years with the Browns, Massaquoi caught a total of 118 passes for 1,745 yards and 7 touchdowns.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Massaquoi was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 5, 2013 on a two-year deal.[2]

He was released on August 19, 2013.[3]

New York Jets

Massaquoi signed with the New York Jets on August 22, 2013.[4] He was released on August 31, 2013.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Mohamed Massaquoi". Rivals.com. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ Sessler, Marc (April 5, 2013). "Mohamed Massaquoi, Jacksonville Jaguars strike deal". nfl.com. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
  3. ^ Oehser, John (August 19, 2013). "Jaguars release Spitz, Massaquoi". Jaguars.com. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ Slater, Darryl (22 August 2013). "'"Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie bemoans elimination of two-a-days, says camp 'too soft. The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Lange, Randy (31 August 2013). "Jets Move 22, Get Down to 53-Man Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 

External links

  • Georgia Bulldogs bio
  • Cleveland Browns bio
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