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Jeff Heuerman
TE #82
Height:
6-5
Weight:
255
Age:
24
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Naples, Fla.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
9
YDS
141
AVG
15.7
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 9 141 15.7 31 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 DEN 12 2 9 141 15.7 31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

HEUERMAN AT A GLANCE:

• A third-year tight end who played 12 games (2 starts) in 2016 after missing his initial NFL season in 2015 with a knee injury suffered during rookie mini camp.
• Played 51 career games (36 starts) at Ohio State University, totaling 52 receptions for 792 yards (15.2 avg.) with seven touchdowns in four seasons.
• Tallied 17 catches for 207 yards (12.2 avg.) with two touchdowns as a senior team co-captain, helping the Buckeyes to the 2014 College Football Playoff National Championship.
• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/4/15.

HEUERMAN AT A GLANCE:

• A third-year tight end who played 12 games (2 starts) in 2016 after missing his initial NFL season in 2015 with a knee injury suffered during rookie mini camp.
• Played 51 career games (36 starts) at Ohio State University, totaling 52 receptions for 792 yards (15.2 avg.) with seven touchdowns in four seasons.
• Tallied 17 catches for 207 yards (12.2 avg.) with two touchdowns as a senior team co-captain, helping the Buckeyes to the 2014 College Football Playoff National Championship.
• Selected by the Broncos in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/4/15.

2016: Heuerman played 12 games (2 starts), catching nine passes for 141 yards (15.7 avg.)... Made his NFL debut and made one catch for 29 yards at Cin. (9/25)... Made two catches for 40 yards (20.0 avg.) vs. N.E. (12/18)... Made his first career start and caught three passes for 32 yards (10.7 avg.) at K.C. (12/25).

2015: Selected in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft (92nd overall), Heuerman tore his ACL in rookie mini camp and missed the 2015 season.

COLLEGE: Heuerman played 51 career games (36 starts) at Ohio State University, totaling 52 receptions for 792 yards (15.2 avg.) with seven touchdowns in four seasons... Served as one of Ohio State University’s co-captains, starting 14-of-15 games played and tallying 17 catches for 207 yards (12.2 avg.) with two touchdowns his senior year... Helped lead the Buckeyes to the College Football Playoff National Championship... Named a second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection and was on the John Mackey Award (nation’s top tight end) mid-season watch list... Started all 14 games as a junior, recording career highs in receptions (26), receiving yards (466) and touchdowns (4) while earning All-Big Ten honorable mention honors... Led all Buckeyes receivers with 17.9 yards per reception... Named the Mackey Award Player of the Week following his career-best five-catch, 116-yard receiving outing vs. Purdue (11/2/13).

PERSONAL: Heuerman earned all-conference, all-area and all-district honors as a senior at Barron Collier High School in Naples, Fla... Led Barron Collier to three District 3A titles... Played hockey for eight years and competed on the junior circuit... His father, Paul, was a basketball captain at Michigan and his brother, Mike, played tight end at Notre Dame... Last name is pronounced HIRE-mun... Jeff Heuerman was born on Nov. 24, 1992, in Naples, Fla.

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