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Chad Lucas
No. 83     Omaha Nighthawks
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-11-07) November 7, 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth: Tuskegee, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Alabama State
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2005 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Receptions     5
Receiving yards     82
Touchdowns     0
Stats at NFL.com

Chad Dennard Lucas (born on November 7, 1981) is a wide receiver for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Alabama State.

Lucas has also played for the San Jose SaberCats, Green Bay Packers, Amsterdam Admirals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, St. Louis Rams and Toronto Argonauts.

Early yearsEdit

Lucas was a three-sport athlete at Booker T. Washington High School in Tuskegee, Alabama, lettered in football, basketball and track. Competed in the state track tournament and was named to the All-Area team for basketball and football as a senior.

College careerEdit

Lucas played two years at Troy State (2000–01) before finishing his college career at Alabama State (2002–03). He caught a team-high 46 passes for 794 yards and five touchdowns as he played in all 13 games as a 2003 senior. The year prior, saw action in five games, catching 13 passes for 142 yards. In 2001 at Troy State, caught six passes for 51 yards, and one reception for nine yards in 2000.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-1 ** 201 ** 4.38 ** x x 4.40 ** 6.90 ** 35½" ** 9'07" ** x x
**represents Alabama State Pro Day"X" Denotes "No Data" or "Did Not Participate"

Tennessee TitansEdit

He began his professional career with the Tennessee Titans as a free agent on April 27, 2004, but was cut before the start of training camp on July 21, 2004.

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

He then went to the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League to play summer ball.

Green Bay PackersEdit

He was signed by the Green Bay Packers on June 7, 2005 and played in one game before be assigend to the practice squad. The Packers then sent Lucas to NFL Europe where he was drafted in the 18th round of the Allocated Player Draft by the Amsterdam Admirals.

Amsterdam AdmiralsEdit

Lucas was named All-NFL Europe as a member of the Amsterdam Admirals in 2006. He led NFL Europe with eight touchdown receptions, among 27 his catches for 440 yards and helping his team go to World Bowl XIV. Upon his return to the States, he did not do enough to make the Packers' starting roster and was released on August 29, 2006.

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On October 18, 2006, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Chad to their practice squad. An exclusive-rights free agent in the 2008 offseason, Lucas signed his one-year tender offer from the Buccaneers on June 22.

St. Louis RamsEdit

Lucas was signed by the St. Louis Rams on March 17, 2009. He was waived on July 23, 2009.

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On July 28, 2009, Lucas was signed by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was released by the Argonauts on September 16, 2010.

Omaha NighthawksEdit

Lucas was signed by the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League on June 29, 2011.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. June 29, 2011. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4237011. Retrieved June 29, 2011.

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