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Player Bio

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Marcedes Lewis
TE #89
Height:
6-6
Weight:
280
Age:
32
College:
UCLA
Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
7
YDS
85
AVG
12.1
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 338 4,100 12.1 63 28 0 0 -- 0 0 4 3
2016 JAX 3 3 7 85 12.1 37 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 GB L 23-27 2 48 24 37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SD L 14-38 2 17 8.5 13 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 BAL L 17-19 3 20 6.7 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

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


PRO (Games played/started - 145/131)

• Eleventh-year pro has started 131 of 145 games
• Career totals include 333 receptions for 4,063 yards (12.2 rec. avg.) with 27 TDs
• Became Jaguars rst Pro Bowl tight end after he earned honors in 2010
• One of three Jaguars to record 4,000+ career receiving yards, joining Jimmy Smith (12,287) and Kennan McCardell (6,393)
• Former 2006 first-round pick ranks third in Jaguars history in career receiving yards and receiving TDs and fourth in receptions
• Owns team record for receptions, career TDs, receiving yards and receptions of 25-plus yards by a TE

2016 (w/ JAX - 2/2)

Began his 11th season with the Jaguars, the second-longest career with the team in franchise history

• 9/11 vs. G.B.: Made two catches for 48 yards, including a 37-yard screen pass
• 9/18 at S.D.: Posted two receptions for 17 yards, including a 4-yard TD reception

2015 (w/ JAX - 16/16)

Started and played in all 16 games in his 10th season and totaled 16 receptions for 226 yards (14.1 rec. avg.)

• 10/4 at IND: Had five receptions for 40 yards (8.0 rec. avg.)
• 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.)
• 1/3 at HOU: Had one reception for a season-long 45 yards

2014 (w/ JAX - 8/8)

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 QB 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
• 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 (w/ JAX - 11/11)

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

• 11/17 vs. ARI: Started his 100th career game at TE and totaled 23 yards on three catches
• 12/1 at CLE: Finished with three catches for 26 yards including an 8-yard TD reception from RB Maurice Jones-Drew in the second quarter
• 12/5 vs. HOU: Scored on a one-yard pass from QB 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 Henne for a 13-yard TD in the fourth quarter, his third straight game with a TD reception
• 12/22 vs. TEN: Tied a franchise-record with a receiving TD in four straight games, hooking up with 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 on a one-yard pass from QB Blaine Gabbert in the second quarter on a one-yard pass from QB Blaine Gabbert in the second quarter
• 9/30 vs. CIN: Had three catches for 32 yards and scored on a two-yard pass from Gabbert in the second quarter
• 10/28 at GB: Played in his 100th career game and recorded two receptions for 21 yards
• 11/18 at HOU: Had a 13-yard TD pass from QB 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
• 12/2 at BUF: Had a season-high 68 yards on four receptions
• 12/30 at TEN: Concluded season with a career-high 103 yards on seven receptions ... 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 (w/ JAX - 15/15)

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

• 9/11 vs. TEN: Had two receptions for 28 yards in season-opener and left game early with a calf injury
• 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)
• 12/11 vs. TB: Registered a career-high 77 receiving yards on two receptions ... Had a then-career-long 62-yard reception in the second quarter from QB Blaine Gabbert

2010 (w/ JAX - 16/16)

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 ... Named to Peter King’s CNNSI.com 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
• 9/19 at SD: Had season-high 70 receiving yards
• 10/3 vs. IND: Caught 15-yard TD pass on
• 10/10 at BUF: Followed with 2 TDs on, 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
• 1/2 at HOU: Scored 10th TD in finale to tie team single season record for TD receptions held by Reggie Williams

2009 (w/ JAX - 15/15)

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 ... Sustained a head injury in week 16 and was inactive for the season-finale

• 9/20 vs. ARI: Posted three receptions for 62 yards with a 25-yard TD reception • 10/4 vs. TEN: Had four receptions for then 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 QB 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
• 12/6 vs. HOU: Hooked up with Garrard for a career-long 47-yard reception in the first quarter

2008 (w/ JAX - 16/15)

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 recep- tions 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

2007 (w/ JAX - 16/16, 2/2)

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

• 9/23 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
• 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 (w/ JAX - 15/3)

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

• 10/8 vs. NYJ: Made first career start
• 11/26 at BUF: Scored first career TD on one-yard pass from QB David Garrard

COLLEGE (at UCLA, 2002-05)

• 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
• Majored in history

PERSONAL

• 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
• 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
• 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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