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  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 7:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Dolphins Preseason Week 4
  • 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

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Austin Seferian-Jenkins
TE #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
260
Age:
22
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Fox Island, WA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

REC
1
YDS
11
AVG
11
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 21 221 10.5 30 2 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2014 TB 9 9 21 221 10.5 30 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the second round (38th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started all nine games he played on the season, recording 21 receptions for 221 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut vs. Carolina (9/7), where he recorded one reception: a 26-yard grab on third down.
  • Inactive vs. St. Louis (9/14) and at Atlanta (9/18).
  • Started at Pittsburgh (9/28), where he recorded career single-game highs in receptions (3) and receiving yards (44).
  • Started at New Orleans (10/5), finishing with one reception for 11 yards.
  • Started vs. Baltimore (10/12), recording four receptions for 58 yards, setting career-bests with both.
  • Started vs. Minnesota (10/26), finishing with three receptions for 26 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown reception, the first of his career.
  • Started at Cleveland (11/2), recording one reception for three yards.
  • Against Atlanta (11/9), caught a career-high five passes for 30 yards and one touchdown, the second scoring reception of his career.
  • Recorded one reception for seven yards at Washington (11/16).
  • Started at Chicago (11/23), catching two passes for 16 yards.
  • Inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30), at Detroit (12/7) and at Carolina (12/14) with a back injury.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on December 16.

COLLEGE:

  • Started 35-of-38 games, including each of the last 28 games he played, recording 146 receptions for 1,840 yards and 21 touchdowns.
  • Ranks fourth in school history in receptions (146) and receiving touchdowns (21), while placing eighth in receiving yards (1,840), the highest marks ever by a Washington tight end.
  • Listed on Athlon Sports’ Top 30 Tight Ends of the BCS Era.
  • As a junior (2013), started all 12 games he appeared in, catching 36 passes for 450 yards and a career-high eight touchdowns, the second-most by a tight end in school history.
  • Won the Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s top tight end.
  • Received first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and third-team honors from the Associated Press.
  • Named second-team All-Pac 12 by the league’s media and coaches.
  • As a sophomore (2012), started all 13 games, tallying 69 receptions for 852 yards, both career highs and school single-season records for a tight end. He added seven receiving touchdowns.
  • A finalist for the Mackey Award.
  • Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and third-team honors from CBS Sports and the Associated Press.
  • Led all tight ends in the FBS in receptions (5.31) and receiving yards (65.54) per game.
  • Recorded two 100-yard receiving games.
  • Received John Mackey Award National Tight End of the Week after his career day against California (11/2/12), when he caught eight passes for 154 yards and a touchdown.
  • During his freshman season (2011), started 10-of-13 games, catching 41 passes for 538 yards and six touchdowns.
  • Named first-team Freshman All-American by The NFL Draft Report, CBS Sports, College Football News and FoxSportsNet, while adding second-team honors from Yahoo Sports.
  • Received All-Pac 12 honorable mention honors.
  • Also played for the Washington basketball team in 2011.
  • Majored in general studies.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Gig Harbor High School (Fox Island, Washington).
  • Received a five-star rating and was the No. 1-rated tight end in the country by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report, with Scout.com also having him as their top rated tight end. Rivals.com ranked him as their second-best tight end in the country.
  • A two-time Class 4A All-Narrows League and All-District choice during his high school career, he played at wide receiver, tight end, offensive tackle and defensive end.
  • As a junior and senior, was named All-State by the Seattle Times and garnered Class 4A first-team accolades from the Associated Press.
  • An All-American selection (first-team, MaxPreps; second-team ESPN) following his senior season.
  • One of five players to be named a “blue-chip prospect” by the Seattle Times and one of just eight players from the Pacific Northwest to be named a “Northwest Nugget” by the Tacoma News-Tribune, where he was also on their “Western 100” list.
  • Also played basketball in high school and was a two-time All-Narrows League selection.
  • Son of Linda Seferian.
  • Has a younger sister, Michaela.
  • Grandfather Edward Seferian spent 35 years as the conductor of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Played the tuba and saxophone growing up.
  • Born Austin Seferian-Jenkins on September 29, 1992.

COMMUNITY:

  • Participated as a celebrity escort in the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s 2015 “Fashion Funds the Cure” fashion show.
  • In June 2014 2015, had his head shaved by children battling cancer as part of the Buccaneers Cut for a Cure to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • In February 2015, presented new athletic equipment to the Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League collected from the Replay Tampa Bay sporting goods drive.
  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the second round (38th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started all nine games he played on the season, recording 21 receptions for 221 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut vs. Carolina (9/7), where he recorded one reception: a 26-yard grab on third down.
  • Inactive vs. St. Louis (9/14) and at Atlanta (9/18).
  • Started at Pittsburgh (9/28), where he recorded career single-game highs in receptions (3) and receiving yards (44).
  • Started at New Orleans (10/5), finishing with one reception for 11 yards.
  • Started vs. Baltimore (10/12), recording four receptions for 58 yards, setting career-bests with both.
  • Started vs. Minnesota (10/26), finishing with three receptions for 26 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown reception, the first of his career.
  • Started at Cleveland (11/2), recording one reception for three yards.
  • Against Atlanta (11/9), caught a career-high five passes for 30 yards and one touchdown, the second scoring reception of his career.
  • Recorded one reception for seven yards at Washington (11/16).
  • Started at Chicago (11/23), catching two passes for 16 yards.
  • Inactive vs. Cincinnati (11/30), at Detroit (12/7) and at Carolina (12/14) with a back injury.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on December 16.

COLLEGE:

  • Started 35-of-38 games, including each of the last 28 games he played, recording 146 receptions for 1,840 yards and 21 touchdowns.
  • Ranks fourth in school history in receptions (146) and receiving touchdowns (21), while placing eighth in receiving yards (1,840), the highest marks ever by a Washington tight end.
  • Listed on Athlon Sports’ Top 30 Tight Ends of the BCS Era.
  • As a junior (2013), started all 12 games he appeared in, catching 36 passes for 450 yards and a career-high eight touchdowns, the second-most by a tight end in school history.
  • Won the Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s top tight end.
  • Received first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and third-team honors from the Associated Press.
  • Named second-team All-Pac 12 by the league’s media and coaches.
  • As a sophomore (2012), started all 13 games, tallying 69 receptions for 852 yards, both career highs and school single-season records for a tight end. He added seven receiving touchdowns.
  • A finalist for the Mackey Award.
  • Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and third-team honors from CBS Sports and the Associated Press.
  • Led all tight ends in the FBS in receptions (5.31) and receiving yards (65.54) per game.
  • Recorded two 100-yard receiving games.
  • Received John Mackey Award National Tight End of the Week after his career day against California (11/2/12), when he caught eight passes for 154 yards and a touchdown.
  • During his freshman season (2011), started 10-of-13 games, catching 41 passes for 538 yards and six touchdowns.
  • Named first-team Freshman All-American by The NFL Draft Report, CBS Sports, College Football News and FoxSportsNet, while adding second-team honors from Yahoo Sports.
  • Received All-Pac 12 honorable mention honors.
  • Also played for the Washington basketball team in 2011.
  • Majored in general studies.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Gig Harbor High School (Fox Island, Washington).
  • Received a five-star rating and was the No. 1-rated tight end in the country by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report, with Scout.com also having him as their top rated tight end. Rivals.com ranked him as their second-best tight end in the country.
  • A two-time Class 4A All-Narrows League and All-District choice during his high school career, he played at wide receiver, tight end, offensive tackle and defensive end.
  • As a junior and senior, was named All-State by the Seattle Times and garnered Class 4A first-team accolades from the Associated Press.
  • An All-American selection (first-team, MaxPreps; second-team ESPN) following his senior season.
  • One of five players to be named a “blue-chip prospect” by the Seattle Times and one of just eight players from the Pacific Northwest to be named a “Northwest Nugget” by the Tacoma News-Tribune, where he was also on their “Western 100” list.
  • Also played basketball in high school and was a two-time All-Narrows League selection.
  • Son of Linda Seferian.
  • Has a younger sister, Michaela.
  • Grandfather Edward Seferian spent 35 years as the conductor of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra.
  • Played the tuba and saxophone growing up.
  • Born Austin Seferian-Jenkins on September 29, 1992.

COMMUNITY:

  • Participated as a celebrity escort in the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s 2015 “Fashion Funds the Cure” fashion show.
  • In June 2014 2015, had his head shaved by children battling cancer as part of the Buccaneers Cut for a Cure to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • In February 2015, presented new athletic equipment to the Pinellas Sheriff’s Police Athletic League collected from the Replay Tampa Bay sporting goods drive.
  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
 

Recent Videos

  • Highlight: Winston to ASJ

    Posted Aug 22, 2015

    QB Jameis Winston finds TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins downfield during the Buccaneers final Training Camp practice on August 22nd.

  • Highlight: Winston to ASJ

    Posted Aug 19, 2015

    QB Jameis Winston hits TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins off of play-action during the Buccaneers Training Camp practice on August 19th.