Promoted from practice squad to active roster on December 21, 2009… Released and re-signed to practice squad on September 30, 2009… Promoted to the Buccaneers 53-man roster on September 26, 2009… Released by the Buccaneers on September 5, 2009 and signed to the practice squad on September 6… Signed with Tampa Bay on August 7, 2009… Waived by the N.Y. Jets on August 5, 2009… Waived by the Cincinnati Bengals on June 20, 2009 and claimed by the Jets on June 25… Spent the 2008 season on the Bengals practice squad… Originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round selection (246th overall) of the Bengals in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Promoted from practice squad to active roster on December 21… Inactive at New Orleans (12/27) and against Atlanta (1/3)… Released and re-signed to practice squad on September 30… Promoted from practice squad to active roster on September 26… Did not play against N.Y. Giants (9/27)… Released by the Buccaneers on September 5 and signed to the practice squad on September 6… Signed with Tampa Bay on August 7… Waived by the N.Y. Jets on August 5… Waived by the Cincinnati Bengals on June 20 and claimed by the Jets on June 25.
2008: Spent the entire season on the Bengals practice squad… Waived by Cincinnati on August 30 and signed to the practice squad on August 31.
Played 34 games with 23 starts over three seasons (2005-07) at Louisville... Posted the sixth-most receiving yards (2,271) in UL history despite playing only three seasons and seeing limited action due to injury in his final year... His 16 touchdown catches rank sixth on Cardinals' all-time list, and his 130 receptions rank 11th… Caught 35 passes for 501 yards with three touchdowns in 2007... Played 11 games with seven starts as a freshman in 2005, earning Freshman All-American honors from The Sporting News... Majored in communications.
Consensus all-state football selection as a senior at Fern Creek High School in Louisville... Also earned Nike All-America honorable mention as a senior, when he caught 65 passes for 1,159 with 13 touchdowns and was also a team captain... Last name is pronounced "yew-ROO-tee-uh”… Born Mario Urrutia on January 18, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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