Asante Cleveland

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Asante Cleveland
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Cleveland with the New England Patriots in 2015
Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1992-03-21) March 21, 1992 (age 26)
Sacramento, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Sacramento (CA) Christian Brothers
College: Miami (FL)
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Receptions: 1
Receiving yards: 1
Receiving touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Asante Cleveland (born March 21, 1992) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Miami and attended Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, California. He has been a member of the San Francisco 49ers, New England Patriots, and San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers.

Early years

Cleveland played high school football for the Christian Brothers High School Falcons. He earned all-league honors as a junior after leading the team with 21 receptions for 262 yards and four touchdowns. He recorded 24 receptions for 412 yards and seven touchdowns during his senior year.[1]

College career

Cleveland played from 2010 to 2013 for the Miami Hurricanes.[1]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 5 in
(1.96 m)
261 lb
(118 kg)
4.88 s 1.71 s 2.81 s 4.45 s 7.33 s 32 12 in
(0.83 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
20 reps
All values from Miami (FL) Pro Day[2]

San Francisco 49ers

Cleveland was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on May 10, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was released by the 49ers on August 30 and signed to the team's practice squad on August 31, 2014.[3][4] He was promoted to the active roster on September 20, 2014.[3] Cleveland made his NFL debut on September 21, 2014 against the Arizona Cardinals.[5]

New England Patriots

Cleveland was traded to the New England Patriots for Jordan Devey on August 18, 2015.[6] He was released by the Patriots on September 5 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 6, 2015.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on November 27, 2015[9] and appeared briefly, recording one catch for one yard, in the Patriots' 30–24 loss to the Denver Broncos on November 29, 2015.[10] Cleveland was released by the Patriots on December 25, 2015.[11]

San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers

Cleveland signed with the San Diego Chargers on December 28, 2015.[12] On September 4, 2016, he was released by the Chargers.[13] He was then signed to the Chargers' practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on September 24, 2016.[14]

On August 7, 2017, Cleveland was waived/injured by the Chargers and placed on injured reserve.[15]

References

  1. ^ a b "#82 Asante Cleveland". hurricanesports.com. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Asante Cleveland". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Asante Cleveland". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  4. ^ "TRANSACTIONS". 49ers.com. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Asante Cleveland". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 23, 2014. 
  6. ^ Hanzus, Dan (August 18, 2015). "Niners trade Asante Cleveland to Patriots for lineman". nfl.com. Archived from the original on August 20, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ Kyed, Doug (September 5, 2015). "Patriots Roster Cuts Tracker: Brandon LaFell Kept On PUP, Reggie Wayne Released". nesn.com. Archived from the original on August 26, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  8. ^ Kyed, Doug (September 6, 2015). "Patriots Sign Kenbrell Thompkins To Practice Squad, Cut Cameron Fleming". nesn.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved September 7, 2015. 
  9. ^ Reiss, Mike (November 27, 2015). "TE Asante Cleveland promoted from Patriots' practice squad". espn.go.com. Archived from the original on November 27, 2015. Retrieved November 27, 2015. 
  10. ^ "NFL box score". bostonglobe.com. November 29, 2015. Archived from the original on June 11, 2016. Retrieved August 27, 2016. 
  11. ^ Alper, Josh (December 25, 2015). "Patriots waive Asante Cleveland". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  12. ^ Florio, Mike (December 28, 2015). "Chargers claim Asante Cleveland". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Archived from the original on December 28, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Chargers Add Three via Waivers". Chargers.com. 
  14. ^ Henne, Ricky. "Chargers Promote TE Asante Cleveland to Active Roster; Waive RB Andre Williams". Chargers.com. 
  15. ^ Henne, Ricky (August 7, 2017). "Bolts Make Trio of Transactions". Chargers.com. 
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