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Player Bio

Marcedes Lewis
TE #89
Long Beach, Calif.

Quick Stats (2016 PRE):

Career Stats
TOTAL 331 4,015 12.1 63 27 0 0 -- 0 0 4 3
2015 JAC 16 16 16 226 14.1 45 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 JAC 8 8 18 206 11.4 63T 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 11 11 25 359 14.4 41 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 JAC 16 15 52 540 10.4 26 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 15 15 39 460 11.8 62 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 JAC 16 16 58 700 12.1 42T 10 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2009 JAC 15 15 32 518 16.2 47 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2008 JAC 16 16 41 489 11.9 30T 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 JAC 16 16 37 391 10.6 25 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 JAC 15 3 13 126 9.7 31 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted in the first round (28th overall) of the 2006 draft.

PRO: 10th-year pro has started 116 of 130 games … Career totals include 315 receptions for 3,789 yards (12.0) with 27 TDs ... Became Jaguars first Pro Bowl tight end after he earned honors in 2010 … Former 2006 first-round pick ranks third in Jaguars history in career receiving yards, fourth in receptions, third in receiving TDs and in yards per reception ... Also ranks third in receptions of 25-plus yards (33) ... His 27 career TDs rank sixth in team history … Owns team record for receptions, career TDs, receiving yards and receptions of 25-plus yards by a TE … Tied franchise record for single-season TD receptions (10) in 2010 … Has three career multi-TD games … Led all NFL TEs in average per catch in 2009 and again in 2010 … Highest drafted TE in Jaguars history … Winner of 2005 Mackey Award, given to nation’s top collegiate TE … Second TE taken in 2006 draft behind Maryland’s Vernon Davis (6th overall) … Was teammate of former Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew at UCLA … Former basketball player who was heavily recruited to college ...
2015: 9/13 vs. CAR: Started at tight end to kickoff his 10th season with the Jaguars ... 9/20 vs. MIA: Started in his 130th career contest ... 9/27 at N.E.: Started at TE in the team’s road opener ... 10/4 at IND: Had five receptions for 40 yards (8.0 rec. avg.) ... 10/11 at T.B.: Started at TE and was targeted four times ... 10/18 vs. HOU: Started at TE, recording one reception for eight yards ... 10/25 vs. BUF: Started at TE, making two receptions for 13 yards (6.5 avg.) ... 11/8 at NYJ: Started at TE and made one reception for 27 yards ... 11/15 at BAL: Had one reception for nine yards (9.0 rec. avg.) ... 11/19 vs. TEN: Started at TE ... 11/29 vs. S.D.: Made one reception for 24 yards (24.0 rec. avg.) ... 12/6 at TEN: Started at TE, playing in his 140th career game and tallied one reception for seven yards (7.0 rec. avg.) ... 12/13 vs. IND: Started at TE and made one reception for 14 yards ... 12/20 vs. ATL: Recorded one reception for 26 yards ... 12/27 at N.O.:Had one reception for 13 yards (13.0 rec. avg.) ...

2014: Played and started in eight games ... Suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 2 and was placed on injured reserve/designated to return on Sept. 16 ... Finished with 18 catches for 206 yards and two TDs ... 9/7 at PHI: Started at TE in season-opener and tied for the team-lead with six receptions for 35 yards ... 9/14 at WAS: Registered a career-long 63-yard TD reception from Chad Henne in the second quarter. Finished with two catches for 71 yards. Left the game in the third quarter with a high ankle sprain ... Was placed on injured reserve/designated to return on Sept. 16 ... 11/23 at IND: Returned to action and started at TE, finishing with one reception for minus-five yards ... 12/7 vs. HOU: Hauled in a 35-yard reception in the fourth quarter and led team with 69 yards on three receptions ... 12/14 at BAL: Had 22 yards on two receptions with a long of 17 yards ... 12/18 vs. TEN: Made a four-yard TD reception in the second quarter ...

2013: Played in 11 games with 11 starts and produced 25 catches for 359 yards and four TDs ... Missed five of the first six games with a calf injury suffered in the preseason ... Had a TD reception in four straight games which tied a franchise record ... Was inactive for first three games and made season debut on 9/29 vs. IND but strained his calf on the third play from scrimmage and did not return ... Was inactive (calf) on 10/6 at STL and 10/13 at DEN ... Returned to the lineup on 10/20 vs. SD and had a 31-yard reception ... 11/17 vs. ARI: Started his 100th career game at TE. Totaled 23 yards on three catches ... 12/1 at CLE: Finished with three catches for 26 yards including an 8-yard TD reception from Maurice Jones-Drew in the second quarter ... 12/5 vs. HOU: Scored on a one-yard pass from Chad Henne on the opening drive of the game. Added a season-long 41-yard reception in the first quarter ... 12/15 vs. BUF: Led team with 54 yards on four catches with one TD. Hooked up with Chad Henne for a 13-yard TD in the fourth quarter, his third straight game with a TD reception. Moved into fourth place in franchise history with 290 career receptions, surpassing Fred Taylor (286) ... 12/22 vs. TEN: Tied a franchise-record with a receiving TD in four straight games, hooking up with Chad Henne for a four-yard score in the first quarter. Finished with four catches for 50 yards with a long of 30 yards ... 12/29 at IND: Finished season with 70 yards on three catches including a 36-yard reception in the fourth quarter. Snapped a streak of a TD reception in four straight games ...

2012: Played in all 16 games for the fourth time in his career … Ranked third on the club with 52 receptions for 540 yards and four TDs, the second-highest receiving totals of his career … 9/9 at MIN: Opened season with five receptions for 52 yards and a TD. Scored on a one-yard pass from Blaine Gabbert in the second quarter, his first TD catch since the final game of the 2010 season (1/2/11 at HOU) ... 9/30 vs. CIN: Had three catches for 32 yards and scored on a two-yard pass from Gabbert in the second quarter ... 10/7 vs. CHI: Led team with five receptions for 24 yards ... 10/28 at GB: Played in his 100th career game and recorded two receptions for 21 yards … 11/4 vs. DET: Made four receptions for 41 yards ... 11/18 at HOU: Had a 13-yard TD pass from Chad Henne in the first quarter and a one-yard TD grab in the third quarter.  Finished with 40 yards on three receptions.  Marked his third career game with multiple TD receptions … Had four receptions for 56 yards on 11/25 vs. TEN and a season-high 68 yards on four receptions on 12/2 at BUF ... Concluded season with a career-high 103 yards on seven receptions on 12/30 at TEN.  Joined Kyle Brady and Pete Mitchell as only TEs in franchise history to eclipse 100 receiving yards and it marked the fourth time overall ...

2011: Started 15 games at TE … Team captain … Led team with 460 receiving yards on 39 receptions (11.8 avg.) … One of five tight ends (Jason Witten, Dallas; Owen Daniels, Houston; Jimmy Graham, New Orleans; Dustin Keller, New York Jets) to lead team in receiving yards … Ranked second on club with 85 passes thrown his way … Had two receptions of 25-plus yards … 9/11 vs. TEN: Had two receptions for 28 yards in season-opener and left game early with a calf injury … Was inactive on 9/18 at NYJ … Made three receptions for 38 yards on 10/2 vs. NO and two catches for 29 yards on 10/16 at PIT10/30 at HOU: Posted four receptions for 45 yards with a 21-yarder in the second quarter.  Surpassed Fred Taylor (2,361) for fourth place in team history for career receiving yards … 11/20 at CLE: Established career-high with seven receptions for 64 yards.  Became sixth player in team history with 200 career receptions and only second TE to accomplish the feat (Kyle Brady, 241) … Hauled in four receptions for 47 yards with a long of 25 yards on 11/27 vs. HOU12/11 vs. TB: Registered a career-high 77 receiving yards on two receptions. Had a career-long 62-yard reception in the second quarter from Blaine Gabbert … 1/1 vs. IND: Led team with three receptions for 33 yards in season-finale … 

2010: Earned first Pro Bowl honors after career-best 58 receptions for 700 yards and 10 TDs … The 10 TDs tied a single-season frachise record … Was voted backup for Pro Bowl but became starter after Antonio Gates withdrew … Receptions and yards were second-best ever by a Jaguars TE … Finished second on team and ninth among NFL TEs in receptions, and his 12.1-yard average and 10 TDs were tops among TEs … Started all 16 games for second time in career and was only Jaguar to make multiple receptions in every game … Ranked second on club with 88 passes thrown his way and 37 receptions resulting in first downs … Tied with Mike Thomas for team-lead with six receptions of 25-plus yards … Named to Peter King’s NFL All-Pro Team … Blocked for a rushing attack that ranked third in the NFL (149.7) … 9/12 vs. DEN: Scored on both catches, from 21 and 10 yards to lead win … Had season-high 70 receiving yards 9/19 at SD … Caught 15-yard TD pass on 10/3 vs. IND and followed with 2 TDs on 10/10 at BUF, breaking team single-season record for TEs with fifth TD … 10/31 at DAL: Turned in third multiple-TD game of season including season-long 42-yarder. Nine-yard TD catch was 14th of career, breaking team TE record held by Kyle Brady (13) … 11/21 vs. CLE: Made five receptions for 66 yards and eighth TD of season … Scored on 12/12 vs. OAK and tied career-high with 6 receptions for 63 yards 12/19 at IND … Scored 10th TD in finale 1/2 at HOU to tie team single season record for TD receptions held by Reggie Williams …

2009: Started 15 games at TE and produced then career-high 518 yards on 32 receptions for two touchdowns … Led team with 16.2 average per reception, the highest average per reception among NFL tight ends … Tied for team-lead and ranked fourth among NFL tight ends with career-high eight receptions of 25-plus yards, the most in a season by a Jaguars TE  … Sustained a head injury in week 16 and was inactive for the season-finale …  9/13 at IND: Had three receptions for 23 yards in season-opener … 9/20 vs. ARI: Posted three receptions for 62 yards with a 25-yard TD reception … 10/4 vs. TEN: Had four receptions for career-high 76 yards and became only third TE (Pete Mitchell, Kyle Brady) to surpass 100 career receptions. Recorded a 33-yard TD pass from David Garrard … 11/15 at NYJ: Registered 58 yards on two receptions including a 33-yard reception on the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter. Made an acrobatic 25-yard catch in the second quarter … 11/22 vs. BUF: Finished with 70 yards on three receptions including a 35-yard catch in the fourth quarter. The 35-yard reception tied Kyle Brady (6, 2000) for the most receptions of 25-plus yards in a season by a TE … 11/29 at SF: Totaled three receptions for 40 yards including a 22-yard grab in the third quarter … 12/6 vs. HOU: Hooked up with Garrard for a career-long 47-yard reception in the first quarter … 12/17 vs. IND: Produced 53 yards on four receptions with a long of 25 yards.  Established a career-high for single-season receiving yards … 12/27 at NE: Sustained head injury in the first quarter and did not return … 

2008: Played in all 16 games for the second consecutive season and made 15 starts … Finished with 41 receptions for 489 yards and two TDs … Became first Jaguars TE since Kyle Brady (43, 2002) to have 40-plus receptions in a season and had the most receiving yards by a tight end since 2000 (Brady, 729) … Had four-plus receptions in five games and finished with a reception of 19-plus yards in eight of the last 12 games … Selected to USA Today All-Joe Team, which goes to players and coaches who have overachieved and are often overlooked … 10/5 vs. PIT: Scored first TD of the season on a 24-yard pass from David Garrard … 10/12 at DEN: Registered second straight game with a TD with 30-yard reception for the game-winning score.  Finished with three receptions for 64 yards … Recorded four receptions for 64 yards on 11/9 at DET … Made season-high six receptions for 55 yards on 12/18 vs. IND

2007: Started a career-high 16 games and both playoff games … Finished with 37 receptions for 391 yards and two TDs … Only player to start all 16 games … Helped pave the way for the Jaguars to rank second in the NFL with 2,391 rushing yards (149.4 avg.), the second-most in team history … 9/9 vs. TEN: Tied for team-lead with four receptions for 35 yards … 9/23 at DEN: Led team with three receptions for 44 yards … 11/18 vs. SD: Scored first TD of the season on pass from David Garrard … 11/25 vs. BUF: Recorded five receptions for 57 yards … 12/2 at IND: Had five receptions including a two-yard TD pass … 1/5 at PIT: Started at TE in AFC Wild Card game and totaled two receptions for 16 yards in first career postseason game …  1/12 at NE: Led team with 74 receiving yards on four receptions in AFC Divisional game …

2006: Played in 15 games with three starts … Totaled 13 receptions for 126 yards and one TD … Missed final three preseason games after suffering ankle injury in preseason opener 8/12 at MIA and was inactive for season-opener on 9/10 vs. DAL10/1 at WAS: Registered 31-yard yard catch … 10/8 vs. NYJ: Made first career start … 11/26 at BUF: Scored first career TD on one-yard pass from David Garrard.

COLLEGE: Winner of 2005 Mackey Award, given to nation’s top TE … Started 32 of 49 games in four seasons … Set school record for TEs with career totals of 126 receptions for 1,571 yards and 21 TDs … Unanimous All-America and All-Pac 10 selection as a senior, finishing with 59 receptions for 741 yards and 10 TDs … Second among Division I-A TEs with 4.8 receptions per game as a senior … Started 10 of 12 games as a junior and recorded team-high seven receiving TDs .. Started eight of 13 games as a sophomore and ranked second on team with 30 receptions for 377 yards and three TDs … Appeared in all 12 games with two starts as a true freshman … Majored in history.

PERSONAL: Resides in Long Beach, Calif. … Attended Poly (Long Beach, Calif.) High … Was heavily recruited in basketball after lettering for three years … Played QB as a freshman before moving to TE for final three seasons … Named Parade All-America, Super Prep Elite 50 and Super Prep All-America as senior … Had 44 receptions for 710 yards and seven sacks at DE as a senior … Supports the charitable efforts of his teammates ... Honored with 2008 Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Community Leader of the Year Award for his work in the community … Is a frequent visitor to the Jacksonville Humane Society where he was guest at Camp Kindness in 2009 and served as judge at the 2010 Fur Ball Gala  ...  Has an English Mastif, Crush … Established the Marcedes Lewis Foundation in 2009 to support youth by awarding scholarships to those that wouldn’t be able to participate in sports without financial assistance.  The ultimate goal is to send a child from Long Beach to college on a full scholarship on an annual basis ... Served as guest speaker in 2009 and 2010 to graduating class at Long Beach Poly … Hosted youth football camp the last four years at Long Beach State University. … Participated both financially and in person at the 2009 Shop with a Jock event at Wal-Mart where more than 50 children from the Bridge of Northeast Florida and the Mali Vai Washington Kids Foundation were treated to a shopping spree … Attended several Team Teal events in 2010 … Participated in basketball shooting contest in 2010 to raise for First Coast High School … Featured in commercial for Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute … Purchased gift cards for children of daniel Memorial in December 2010 … Says of his mother, Yvonne Withers, “the strongest person I know” as she gave birth to him at 15 years old … Twitter handle is @MarcedesLewis89 ... Full name: Marcedes Alexis Lewis.

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