|Date of birth:November 8, 1990|
|Place of birth: Pickerington, Ohio|
|College: Bowling Green|
|Undrafted in 2014|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* St. Louis Rams ( 2014)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2015|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Alex Ronald Bayer (born November 8, 1990) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He played college football at Bowling Green.
High school careerEdit
Bayer had six school records at Pickerington High School North, including 50 receptions for 625 yards and two touchdowns his senior season, where he earned honorable mention all-state and also earned first-team All-OCC and first-team all-central district. Ohio Magazine ranked him the 60th ranked recruit and third-best tight end from the state of Ohio, while ESPN.com ranked him as one of the top-75 tight ends in the nation.
Bayer played in all 12 games, making four starts, during his redshirt freshman season. He was named to Phil Steele’s All-Freshman Team (Fifth Team) after recording 22 catches for 298 yards and one touchdown on the season. Played in and started all 12 games in 2011 and had 20 receptions for 242 yards and two touchdowns on the year. He finished 2012 with 36 receptions for 410 yards and three touchdowns. He was named to John Mackey Mid-Season Watch List and was named Third-Team All-MAC. During his senior season, Bayer played in and started all 14 games, catching 37 passes for 593 yards and 4 touchdowns. Was named third-team All-MAC as a tight end and played in the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida, following the season.
St. Louis Rams Edit
Bayer was signed by the St. Louis Rams after going undrafted in 2014 NFL Draft. He played in six games during the 2014 season, recording one fumble recovery. On September 5, 2015, Bayer was released from the St. Louis Rams.
San Diego Chargers Edit
- ↑ "Alex Bayer Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BayeAl00.htm.
- ↑ "2015 St. Louis Rams: Here's Who Didn't Make the 53-Man Roster In The Latest Round Of Cuts". September 5, 2015. http://www.turfshowtimes.com/2015/9/5/9267489/2015-st-louis-rams-official-53-man-roster-cuts.
- ↑ "Chargers add TE Alex Bayer to practice squad". September 6, 2015. http://www.boltsfromtheblue.com/2015/9/6/9271063/san-diego-chargers-sign-tight-end-alex-bayer-practice-squad.
- ↑ "Adrian Phillips Waived Among Trio of Roster Moves". December 9, 2015. http://www.chargers.com/news/2015/12/09/adrian-phillips-waived-among-trio-roster-moves.