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Austin Seferian-Jenkins
TE #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
260
Age:
21
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Fox Island, WA
Experience:
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Biography

ACQUIRED:

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

 

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 yards (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 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.

ACQUIRED:

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

 

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 yards (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 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.