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Luke Stocker
TE #88
Height:
6-6
Weight:
253
Age:
28
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Berea, KY
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
5
YDS
23
AVG
4.6
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 49 382 7.8 33 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 TB 12 10 5 23 4.6 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TB 14 13 9 61 6.8 14 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 13 7 7 41 5.9 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 16 11 16 165 10.3 33 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 14 9 12 92 7.7 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @ATL W 31-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @ARI L 7-40 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 LA L 32-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 DEN L 7-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CAR W 17-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @SF W 34-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 OAK L 24-30 2 8 4 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 ATL L 28-43 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 CHI W 36-10 1 11 11 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @KC W 19-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 SEA W 14-5 1 3 3 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @SD W 28-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 NO W 16-11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @DAL L 20-26 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @NO L 24-31 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 CAR W 17-16 1 1 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Recorded his first career touchdown at Dallas (9/23/12).
  • Made his first career start in his NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/11/11) in the 2011 season opener.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in 13 games on the season, starting seven.
  • Appeared vs. Carolina (9/7), recording one reception for eight yards.
  • Started at Atlanta (9/18), finishing with two catches for 15 yards.
  • Started vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Inactive vs. Atlanta (11/9) and at Washington (11/16) with a hip injury.
  • Played at Chicago (11/23), catching one pass for six yards.
  • Inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30) with a concussion.
  • At Detroit (12/7), finished with one reception for four yards, two miscellaneous tackles and one forced fumble, which was recovered by Tampa Bay and led to a Buccaneers touchdown.
  • Started vs. Green Bay (12/21), finishing with two receptions for eight yards.
  • Started vs. New Orleans (12/28).

COLLEGE:

  • Third-highest selected Tennessee tight end in NFL Draft history (Jason Witten, 69th, 2003; Brad Cottom, 76th, 2008) and first tight end drafted by the Buccaneers since 2006.
  • 12th player from the University of Tennessee to be selected by the Buccaneers.
  • Started in 38-of-52 games played, including his last 38 games during his Tennessee career (2007-10).
  • Set a Tennessee record for position players by competing in all 52 games of his collegiate career.
  • Recorded 85 receptions for 956 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • Named team captain as a senior.
  • Finished senior season with Tennessee collecting 39 receptions for 417 yards to rank third on team in both categories, while adding two touchdowns.
  • One of 10 players to start every 2010 game for Tennessee and only Volunteer with reception in every game, including 11 contests with multiple catches.
  • Named 2010 Mackey Award Semifinalist (nation’s top tight end), All-SEC second-team by Phil Steele and was selected to the 2011 Senior Bowl.
  • Shared Tennessee’s 2010 Fourth Quarter Award presented to players who compete with intangible values that provide foundation of UT Football Program: attitude, discipline, toughness, effort and team.
  • As a junior, recorded 29 catches for 389 yards and finished second on the team with five touchdowns.
  • Graduated with a degree in sport management and had begun work on second degree in recreation and leisure studies.

COMMUNITY:

  • Joined Buccaneers teammates and more than 100 UnitedHealthcare employees to pack food boxes at Feeding America Tampa Bay in September 2011.
  • Helped teach football drills and spoke on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle to South London school students in October 2011.
  • Greeted fans at the International Series Fan Rally event at Trafalgar Square, London in October 2011.
  • Distributed candy, signed autographs and played games with over 700 underprivileged children at Lowry Park Zoo for the team’s annual Halloween Celebration in October 2011.
  • Visited patients at All Children’s Hospital and sang Christmas carols to residents of Westminster Palms Retirement Home in December 2011.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Madison Southern High School (Berea, Kentucky), where he was an honor student and three-year starter for head coach Doug Carter.
  • Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, who listed him as the nation’s 33rd-best tight end and the seventh-best recruit from the state of Kentucky. Also received a three-star rating by Scout.com, as that recruiting service ranked him as the 34th-best tight end in the country.
  • Named two-time All-Conference and Class 3A All-District VII, 2006 Class of the Commonwealth and 2005 All-State.
  • Played in Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game.
  • As a senior, caught 36 passes for 560 yards and five touchdowns on offense and also made 48 tackles on defensive line, including 21 tackles for loss and 14 sacks.
  • Also a standout basketball player, averaging 17 points as junior forward, making All-District and All-Region.
  • Academic All-State in football and basketball.
  • Married to the former Daine Karst, with a son, Liam.
  • Born Lucas Aaron Stocker on July 17, 1988 in Berea, Kentucky.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Recorded his first career touchdown at Dallas (9/23/12).
  • Made his first career start in his NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/11/11) in the 2011 season opener.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in 13 games on the season, starting seven.
  • Appeared vs. Carolina (9/7), recording one reception for eight yards.
  • Started at Atlanta (9/18), finishing with two catches for 15 yards.
  • Started vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Inactive vs. Atlanta (11/9) and at Washington (11/16) with a hip injury.
  • Played at Chicago (11/23), catching one pass for six yards.
  • Inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30) with a concussion.
  • At Detroit (12/7), finished with one reception for four yards, two miscellaneous tackles and one forced fumble, which was recovered by Tampa Bay and led to a Buccaneers touchdown.
  • Started vs. Green Bay (12/21), finishing with two receptions for eight yards.
  • Started vs. New Orleans (12/28).

COLLEGE:

  • Third-highest selected Tennessee tight end in NFL Draft history (Jason Witten, 69th, 2003; Brad Cottom, 76th, 2008) and first tight end drafted by the Buccaneers since 2006.
  • 12th player from the University of Tennessee to be selected by the Buccaneers.
  • Started in 38-of-52 games played, including his last 38 games during his Tennessee career (2007-10).
  • Set a Tennessee record for position players by competing in all 52 games of his collegiate career.
  • Recorded 85 receptions for 956 yards and eight touchdowns.
  • Named team captain as a senior.
  • Finished senior season with Tennessee collecting 39 receptions for 417 yards to rank third on team in both categories, while adding two touchdowns.
  • One of 10 players to start every 2010 game for Tennessee and only Volunteer with reception in every game, including 11 contests with multiple catches.
  • Named 2010 Mackey Award Semifinalist (nation’s top tight end), All-SEC second-team by Phil Steele and was selected to the 2011 Senior Bowl.
  • Shared Tennessee’s 2010 Fourth Quarter Award presented to players who compete with intangible values that provide foundation of UT Football Program: attitude, discipline, toughness, effort and team.
  • As a junior, recorded 29 catches for 389 yards and finished second on the team with five touchdowns.
  • Graduated with a degree in sport management and had begun work on second degree in recreation and leisure studies.

COMMUNITY:

  • Joined Buccaneers teammates and more than 100 UnitedHealthcare employees to pack food boxes at Feeding America Tampa Bay in September 2011.
  • Helped teach football drills and spoke on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle to South London school students in October 2011.
  • Greeted fans at the International Series Fan Rally event at Trafalgar Square, London in October 2011.
  • Distributed candy, signed autographs and played games with over 700 underprivileged children at Lowry Park Zoo for the team’s annual Halloween Celebration in October 2011.
  • Visited patients at All Children’s Hospital and sang Christmas carols to residents of Westminster Palms Retirement Home in December 2011.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Madison Southern High School (Berea, Kentucky), where he was an honor student and three-year starter for head coach Doug Carter.
  • Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, who listed him as the nation’s 33rd-best tight end and the seventh-best recruit from the state of Kentucky. Also received a three-star rating by Scout.com, as that recruiting service ranked him as the 34th-best tight end in the country.
  • Named two-time All-Conference and Class 3A All-District VII, 2006 Class of the Commonwealth and 2005 All-State.
  • Played in Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game.
  • As a senior, caught 36 passes for 560 yards and five touchdowns on offense and also made 48 tackles on defensive line, including 21 tackles for loss and 14 sacks.
  • Also a standout basketball player, averaging 17 points as junior forward, making All-District and All-Region.
  • Academic All-State in football and basketball.
  • Married to the former Daine Karst, with a son, Liam.
  • Born Lucas Aaron Stocker on July 17, 1988 in Berea, Kentucky.
 

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