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Austin Seferian-Jenkins
TE #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
262
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Fox Island, WA
Experience:
3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 18 45 603 13.4 33.5 43 7 11 2 32 1
2016 TB 2 3 44 14.7 22 30T 1 1 0 2 0
2015 TB 7 21 338 16.1 48.3 43T 4 7 2 18 0
2014 TB 9 21 221 10.5 24.6 30 2 3 0 12 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 TB 2 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TB 7 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 TB 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2015 TB 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2014 TB 9 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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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

  • Watch: ASJ on Home Opener

    Posted Sep 21, 2016

    TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins spoke to the media on Wednesday about his excitement for the home opener against the Rams and learning from losses.

  • Watch: ASJ Gives His Thoughts on Atlanta

    Posted Sep 7, 2016

    TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins spoke with the media on Wednesday about the leadership of QB Jameis Winston and the Falcons game this Sunday.