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Alan Cross
TE #45
Height:
6-1
Weight:
235
Age:
24
College:
Memphis
Hometown:
Millington, TN
Experience:
2

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Biography

Acquired By Bucs:
Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2016.


2016 Highlights:
Made NFL debut vs. Los Angeles (9/25).
Played 20 snaps on offense against Denver (10/2).
Caught first career pass at Carolina (10/10), a five-yard reception.
Played at San Francisco (10/23), against Oakland (10/30) and vs. Atlanta (11/3).
Recorded a special teams tackle against Chicago (11/13).
Caught first career touchdown pass in a win at Kansas City (11/20), a three-yard reception that extend the Buccaneers lead in the fourth quarter.
Against Seattle (11/27), caught one pass for 10 yards.
Recorded an eight-yard reception in a win at San Diego (12/4).
Played 14 snaps on offense and 13 snaps on special teams in a win against New Orleans (12/11)., helping down a punt at the one-yard line in the fourth quarter.
On Sunday Night Football at Dallas (12/18), caught one pass for seven yards.
Caught a five-yard pass on third-and-one, helping continue a drive that ended in a Buccaneers touchdown at New Orleans (12/24).
Saw playing time in a win against Carolina (1/1/17).


College:
Started 42-of-49 games at Memphis (2012-15), recording 90 receptions for 1,050 yards and 14 touchdowns, as well as one rushing touchdown.
Recipient of the Zach Curlin Award as the Athletic Department’s Top Male Student-Athlete in 2016.
His 14 receiving touchdowns ranked as the most by a tight end in Memphis history.
Started 12-of-13 games as a senior (2015), totaling 25 receptions for 229 yards and three touchdowns.
Included on the Mackey Award watch list, awarded anually to college football’s most outstanding tight end.
Served as one of the team’s two team captains for each game of the 2015 season.
Named to Athlon Sports’ Preseason American Athletic Conference (AAC) first team ahead of the 2015 season.
Started 11-of-13 games as a junior (2014), tallying 28 catches for 373 yards and four touchdown receptions.
Received AAC All-Academic First Team honors.
Started 10-of-11 games played as a sophomore (2013), recording 14 receptions for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
Was a 2013 preseason All-AAC selection by Athlon Sports.
Started 10-of-12 games as a freshman (2012), totaling 23 receptions for 301 yards and a team-high five touchdown receptions.
Selected to the Conference USA All-Conference team in 2012.
Graduated with a degree in chemistry.


Community:
Participated in the Chasco Fiesta Boat Parade in April 2017.
In December 2016, visited pediatric and rehabilitation patients at Florida Hospital.
In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays.
In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.
In October and November 2016, visited Buccaneers Academies Foster Elementary School, Winthrop Charter School and Davis Elementary School to present NFL Flag kits and run students through football drills.
In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff.  
In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center.
In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond.
In June 2016, had his head shaved by pediatric cancer patients for the annual “Cut for a Cure” to benefit the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

Personal:
Attended Millington High School  (Millington, Tennessee).
Selected to participate in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game.
Also played baseball and basketball.
Son of Brad Cross.
Born Alan Cross on May 2, 1993 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Acquired By Bucs:
Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2016.


2016 Highlights:
Made NFL debut vs. Los Angeles (9/25).
Played 20 snaps on offense against Denver (10/2).
Caught first career pass at Carolina (10/10), a five-yard reception.
Played at San Francisco (10/23), against Oakland (10/30) and vs. Atlanta (11/3).
Recorded a special teams tackle against Chicago (11/13).
Caught first career touchdown pass in a win at Kansas City (11/20), a three-yard reception that extend the Buccaneers lead in the fourth quarter.
Against Seattle (11/27), caught one pass for 10 yards.
Recorded an eight-yard reception in a win at San Diego (12/4).
Played 14 snaps on offense and 13 snaps on special teams in a win against New Orleans (12/11)., helping down a punt at the one-yard line in the fourth quarter.
On Sunday Night Football at Dallas (12/18), caught one pass for seven yards.
Caught a five-yard pass on third-and-one, helping continue a drive that ended in a Buccaneers touchdown at New Orleans (12/24).
Saw playing time in a win against Carolina (1/1/17).


College:
Started 42-of-49 games at Memphis (2012-15), recording 90 receptions for 1,050 yards and 14 touchdowns, as well as one rushing touchdown.
Recipient of the Zach Curlin Award as the Athletic Department’s Top Male Student-Athlete in 2016.
His 14 receiving touchdowns ranked as the most by a tight end in Memphis history.
Started 12-of-13 games as a senior (2015), totaling 25 receptions for 229 yards and three touchdowns.
Included on the Mackey Award watch list, awarded anually to college football’s most outstanding tight end.
Served as one of the team’s two team captains for each game of the 2015 season.
Named to Athlon Sports’ Preseason American Athletic Conference (AAC) first team ahead of the 2015 season.
Started 11-of-13 games as a junior (2014), tallying 28 catches for 373 yards and four touchdown receptions.
Received AAC All-Academic First Team honors.
Started 10-of-11 games played as a sophomore (2013), recording 14 receptions for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
Was a 2013 preseason All-AAC selection by Athlon Sports.
Started 10-of-12 games as a freshman (2012), totaling 23 receptions for 301 yards and a team-high five touchdown receptions.
Selected to the Conference USA All-Conference team in 2012.
Graduated with a degree in chemistry.


Community:
Participated in the Chasco Fiesta Boat Parade in April 2017.
In December 2016, visited pediatric and rehabilitation patients at Florida Hospital.
In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays.
In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.
In October and November 2016, visited Buccaneers Academies Foster Elementary School, Winthrop Charter School and Davis Elementary School to present NFL Flag kits and run students through football drills.
In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff.  
In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center.
In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond.
In June 2016, had his head shaved by pediatric cancer patients for the annual “Cut for a Cure” to benefit the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

Personal:
Attended Millington High School  (Millington, Tennessee).
Selected to participate in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game.
Also played baseball and basketball.
Son of Brad Cross.
Born Alan Cross on May 2, 1993 in Memphis, Tennessee.

 

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