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  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Back to Football Forum with the Buccaneers Luncheon The Tampa Bay Buccaneers invite local business leaders and Bucs fans to enjoy lunch and a 2015 season preview with Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer, Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht, along with various players.

  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Buccaneers Academy FDOT Backpack Caravan While getting ready for their own kickoff on the football field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are proud to also help kick off the school year for young Bay-area Bucs fans!
  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Downtown Tampa SIEGE Celebration The Bucs will “SIEGE” Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park to celebrate the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Tampa’s historic Hispanic roots and the beginning of our regular season! This fun, free event will feature autographs from Bucs Legends, the Buccaneers Street Team, a Buccaneers Cheerleader performance and various food truck vendors!
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Launch Party for RED, the Buccaneers new Women’s Movement

    Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10th from 6pm-9pm at Raymond James Stadium to be a part of the Buccaneers all-new RED, the Women’s Movement!

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Back to Football Celebration at Glazer Children’s Museum Celebrate the season opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by joining us at a special Back to Football event at the Glazer Children’s Museum!
  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Titans Week 1
  • Tue., Sep. 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Build UnitedHealthcare volunteers, Bucs players, cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will construct Learning Garden kits at One Buccaneer Place that will teach students about growing healthy, sustainable foods.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Saints Week 2
  • Tue., Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Delivery Buccaneers staff will install Learning Gardens in seven Buccaneers Academies.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Texans Week 3
  • Tue., Sep. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation Vehicle Unveiling The new and improved Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation will be unveiled at Twin Lakes Elementary School!
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers Week 4
  • Tue., Oct. 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Rookie Club: Metropolitan Ministries LAMPLighters Fall Festival The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club, Cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will interact with the children through games, dancing, arts & crafts, and more during Metropolitan Ministries' Fall Festival.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the third-annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge highlighting the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration.

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Luke Stocker
TE #88
Height:
6-6
Weight:
253
Age:
27
College:
Tennessee
Hometown:
Berea, KY
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

REC
1
YDS
18
AVG
18
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 35 298 8.5 33 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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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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