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Jed Solomon
No. 17 – Atlanta Havoc
Position:Kicker
Personal information
Born: (1992-12-29) December 29, 1992 (age 27)
Valdosta, Georgia
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Lowndes (GA)
College:Troy
Undrafted:2016
Career history
* Cleveland Gladiators (2017)
Roster status:Active
Career Arena statistics
FG made:0
FG att:0
PAT made:85
PAT att:91
Tackles:2.0
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Jed Solomon (born December 29, 1992) is an American football placekicker for the Atlanta Havoc of the American Arena League (AAL). He previously played for the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL).

College careerEdit

After graduating from Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia,[1] Solomon attended Troy University and played for the Troy Trojans football team.[2][3][4][5] He graduated in 2015, ranked second all time in field goal percentage, with 78.9%.

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Solomon eventually signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League on May 18, 2017, during the 2017 Arena Football League season.[6] He was placed on reassignment on June 14, 2017.[7]

He signed with the Atlanta Havoc for the 2018 season. He went 85-91 on PAT’s leaving him with 93% made and was voted the leagues best kicker. [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. MacDonald, Adam (April 17, 2011). "Lowndes kicker Jed Solomon signs with Huntingdon College". The Valdosta Daily Times. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGKTuwEp. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  2. Long, A. Stacy (October 19, 2015). "Trojans remain confident in Solomon". Montgomery Advertiser. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGL7gnBv. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  3. Wise, Jeremy (August 20, 2015). "Troy places emphasis on special teams play". Dothan Eagle. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGLJqSfy. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  4. Behr, Steve (November 1, 2015). "Matics gets chance at game-winning kick, Solomon not so lucky". Watauga Democrat. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGLUJ2QS. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  5. "Rehkow makes 4 field goals; Idaho beats Troy 19-16". Idaho State Journal. October 17, 2015. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGLg6gWc. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  6. "Glads assigned FB Richardson, OL Bice, and K Solomon". Cleveland Gladiators. May 18, 2017. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. https://www.webcitation.org/6tGKnPopM. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  7. "Transactions". afldigital.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20170906021023/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  8. "Roster". atlantahavoc.com. https://archive.li/2rCqJ. Retrieved March 26, 2018.

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