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Jack Mewhort
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Mewhort with the Colts in 2016
No. 75     
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-08-30) August 30, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Toledo, Ohio
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2014 2017)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-American (2013)
Games played     45
Games started     45

Jack Mewhort (born August 30, 1991) is a former American football guard who played four seasons for Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State and was drafted by the Colts in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

As a senior in 2013, Mewhort was named an All-American by ESPN.[1]

Professional careerEdit

2014 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 309 lb34 in9 ¾ in 28 reps

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

During the 2014 NFL Draft, Mewhort was selected in the 2nd round, 59 overall, by the Indianapolis Colts.[2] Mewhort started 14 games in his rookie season, and all 16 games of the 2015 season. During the 2016 preseason, Mewhort suffered a knee injury and was expected to miss 2–4 weeks recovering.[3] He started 10 games in 2016 before being placed on injured reserve on December 12, 2016.[4]

In 2017, Mewhort started the first five games at right guard before suffering a knee injury. He was placed on injured reserve on October 14, 2017.[5]

On March 21, 2018, Mewhort re-signed with the Colts.[6]

On August 1, 2018, Mewhort announced his retirement from the NFL after four seasons with the Colts.[7] He cited his knee problems as one of the reasons for his retirement. [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2013 AT&T ESPN All-America Team". espn.go.com. December 14, 2013. http://espn.go.com/blog/ncfnation/post/_/id/91214/att-espn-all-america-team-2. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  2. Reed, Stephen (May 14, 2014). "2014 Colts Draft Pick: Jack Mewhort - OL - Ohio State". stampedeblue.com. http://www.stampedeblue.com/2014/5/14/5715174/2014-colts-draft-pick-jack-mewhort-ol-ohio-state. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  3. Chappell, Mike (August 28, 2016). "Colts’ Jack Mewhort expected to miss 2-4 weeks with knee injury". fox59.com. http://fox59.com/2016/08/28/colts-jack-mewhort-expected-to-miss-2-4-weeks-with-knee-injury/. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  4. "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". December 12, 2016. http://blogs.colts.com/2016/12/12/indianapolis-colts-make-roster-moves-179/.
  5. Bergman, Jeremy (October 14, 2017). "Colts place starting guard Jack Mewhort (knee) on IR". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000860899/article/colts-place-starting-guard-jack-mewhort-knee-on-ir.
  6. "Colts Re-Sign Veteran Offensive Lineman Jack Mewhort". March 21, 2018. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180322082054/http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Colts-Re-Sign-Veteran-Offensive-Lineman-Jack-Mewhort/41b2c36a-0390-43ff-81a9-adf40d6161de.
  7. "Jack Mewhort Retires from NFL;‘I Will Always Bleed Blue’". August 1, 2018. https://www.colts.com/news/jack-mewhort-retires-from-nfl-i-will-always-bleed-blue.
  8. https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2789033-jack-mewhort-retires-from-nfl-after-4-seasons-i-will-always-bleed-blue

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