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Jacob Tamme
TE #84
Height:
6-3
Weight:
230
Age:
29
College:
Kentucky
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
1
YDS
4
AVG
4
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 165 1,598 9.7 36 9 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 DEN 2 0 1 4 4 4T 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DEN 16 1 20 184 9.2 15 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DEN 16 8 52 555 10.7 36 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 16 5 19 177 9.3 29 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 IND 16 8 67 631 9.4 30 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 IND 16 1 3 35 11.7 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 12 0 3 12 4 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 IND W 31-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 KC W 24-17 1 4 4 4 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TAMME AT A GLANCE:
• A sixth-year tight end who has totaled 164 receptions for 1,594 yards (9.7 avg.) with eight touchdowns in 92 career games (23 starts) with Indianapolis (2008-11) and Denver (2012-13).
• Ranked third on the Broncos in both catches (52) and receiving yards (555) in his first year with the club in 2012.
• Recorded a career-high 67 catches for 631 yards (9.4 avg.) and four scores in 2010—all in the last 10 games after starting tight end Dallas Clark was placed on injured reserve—with his reception total leading the NFL during that stretch.
• Owns 29 career special-teams tackles, including a career-best 13 stops in 2009 that ranked fourth on the Colts.
• Opened 37-of-48 games played at the University of Kentucky and finished his career ranked first in school history with 133 receptions for 1,417 yards and 11 touchdowns.
• Named a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection following his final two seasons for the Wildcats to become the first tight end in school history to earn the honor twice in his career.
• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (Indianapolis) on March 29, 2012.
• Selected by the Colts in the fourth round (127th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

TAMME AT A GLANCE:
• A sixth-year tight end who has totaled 164 receptions for 1,594 yards (9.7 avg.) with eight touchdowns in 92 career games (23 starts) with Indianapolis (2008-11) and Denver (2012-13).
• Ranked third on the Broncos in both catches (52) and receiving yards (555) in his first year with the club in 2012.
• Recorded a career-high 67 catches for 631 yards (9.4 avg.) and four scores in 2010—all in the last 10 games after starting tight end Dallas Clark was placed on injured reserve—with his reception total leading the NFL during that stretch.
• Owns 29 career special-teams tackles, including a career-best 13 stops in 2009 that ranked fourth on the Colts.
• Opened 37-of-48 games played at the University of Kentucky and finished his career ranked first in school history with 133 receptions for 1,417 yards and 11 touchdowns.
• Named a first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection following his final two seasons for the Wildcats to become the first tight end in school history to earn the honor twice in his career.
• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (Indianapolis) on March 29, 2012.
• Selected by the Colts in the fourth round (127th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Signed by Indianapolis as a draft choice 7/23/08; Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent 3/29/12.

Tamme’s Single-Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Receptions — 11 at Philadelphia, 11/7/10 (5 vs. N.Y. Jets, 1/8/11). Receiving yards — 108 at Philadelphia, 11/7/10 (46 vs. N.Y. Jets, 1/8/11). Longest reception — 36 vs. Cleveland, 12/23/12 (23 vs. New England, 1/19/14). Receiving touchdowns — 1, eight times, last at New England, 11/24/13 (1 vs. New England, 1/19/14). Special teams tackles — 3 at Dallas, 10/6/13 (none).

2013: Tamme played all 16 games (1 start) for the Broncos in 2013... Led the team with 10 special-teams tackles...Set a career high with three special-teams stop at Dal. (10/6)... Caught a team-high five passes, including one touchdown at N.E. (11/24)...Opened the scoring with his first career postseason touchdown on a 1-yard catch in the second quarter of the AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/19).

2012: Tamme played all 16 regular-season games (eight starts) in his first year with the Broncos and ranked third on the club in catches (52) and receiving yards (555) to go along with two touchdowns... Caught a 1-yard touchdown pass in his Broncos debut vs. Pit. (9/9) to give Denver a fourth-quarter lead... Caught a game-high nine passes for a season-best 89 yards vs. T.B. (12/2)... Posted a career-long 36-yard catch in the second quarter vs. Cle. (12/23)... Totaled three receptions for 44 yards in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

2011: Tamme played all 16 games (5 starts) for the second consecutive season and totaled 19 receptions for 177 yards (9.3 avg.) with one touchdown in addition to tying for the team lead with eight special-teams tackles.

2010: Tamme saw action in all 16 regular-season games, including a career-high eight starts, and tied for second on the Colts with 67 receptions for 631 yards (9.4 avg.) with four touchdowns—all coming in the last 10 games of the year after starting tight end Dallas Clark was placed on injured reserve... Added five special-teams tackles during the regular season... Grabbed a career-best 11 passes for 108 yards (9.8 avg.) with one touchdown at Phi. (11/7)... Totaled seven or more receptions in 7-of-10 games to end the season... Opened Indianapolis’ AFC Wild Card Game vs. N.Y. Jets (1/8) and totaled five receptions for 46 yards (9.2 avg.).

2009: Tamme played all 16 games (1 start) for the first time in his career and ranked fourth on the club with 13 special-teams tackles in addition to collecting three receptions for 35 yards (11.7 avg.) on offense... Played in all three postseason games for the Colts, including Super Bowl XLIV vs. N.O. (2/7), and contributed three stops on special teams.

2008: Selected by Indianapolis in the fourth round (127th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, Tamme played 12 games (0 starts) as a rookie and recorded three catches for 12 yards (4.0 avg.) to go along with two special-teams tackles... Played in the Colts’ AFC Wild Card Game at S.D. (1/8).

COLLEGE: Tamme started 37-of-48 career games at the University of Kentucky and totaled 1,417 yards and 11 touchdowns on his 133 receptions that ranked first in school history and second all-time in Southeastern Conference annals among tight ends... Earned first-team All-SEC honors following his final two seasons and received a National Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame as a senior... Recognized as a finalist for the Draddy Award (Academic Heisman) and was selected to the National Good Works team and SEC Community Service Team.

PERSONAL: Tamme played wide receiver and defensive back at Boyle County High School in Danville, Ky., where he totaled 97 receptions for 1,866 yards (19.2 avg.) with 32 touchdowns and 23 interceptions for his prep career... Helped Boyle County win four consecutive state titles (named championship game MVP his final two years) and compile a 58-2 record during his four seasons... Jacob Tamme was born on March 15, 1985, in Danville, Ky.

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  • Manning to Tamme for Game's First TD

    By NFL.com - Posted Jan 19, 2014

    Quarterback Peyton Manning throws a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jacob Tamme against the New England Patriots in the second quarter of the AFC Championship Game.

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    Quarterback Peyton Manning connects with tight end Jacob Tamme for a 10-yard touchdown.

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