Newsome in the 2012 NFL season.
|Date of birth:November 5, 1987|
|Place of birth: St. Petersburg, Florida|
|College: Central Florida|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
Jamar Newsome (born November 5, 1987) is an American football wide receiver who previously played for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. He was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Central Florida.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]
After going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, Newsome was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. After starting the first two games of the season, Newsome was waived by the Jaguars. He was signed to the teams' practice squad the following day.
Pittsburgh Steelers[edit | edit source]
On November 2, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad and was released on December 1, 2011.
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
On December 4, 2011, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. On November 24, 2012, Newsome was signed to the Chiefs active roster. Newsome played in six games and started two regular-season games for the Chiefs, catching five passes for 73 yards.
Dallas Cowboys[edit | edit source]
On September 17, 2013, Newsome was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad. The Cowboys released him during the 2014 preseason.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Jamar is a member of the Lambda Omega chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi at the University of Central Florida. Newsome graduated from UCF with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Also, Newsome maintains a master's degree in public administration with a specialization in criminal justice from Indiana Wesleyan University.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Jags Shuffle Receiving Corp". Jags Report. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. https://archive.is/20120905024149/http://www.jagsreport.com/2011/09/1315/jaguars-shuffle-receiving-corp/.