Jeremiah Poutasi
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-08-07) August 7, 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth: Daly City, California
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 3 / Pick: 66
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tennessee Titans ( 2015)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Pac-12 (2014)
Games played     12
Games started     8

Cedrick Jeremiah Poutasi (born August 7, 1994) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Utah.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Poutasi attended Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1][2] He was rated by as a four-star recruit.[3] He committed to the University of Utah to play college football.[4]

College career[edit | edit source]

Poutasi attended Utah from 2012 to 2014. He took over as a starter his freshman season and remained a starter through his junior season.[5][6]

After his junior season, Poutasi entered 2015 NFL Draft.[7]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Tennessee Titans[edit | edit source]

Poutasi was selected with the 66th overall pick in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. On September 2, 2016, he was released by the Titans as part of final roster cuts.[8]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]

On September 5, 2016, Poutasi was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.[9] He was promoted to the active roster on November 18, 2016.[10] He was placed on injured reserve on December 20, 2016 after suffering an ankle injury in Week 15.[11]

On September 3, 2017, Poutasi was waived by the Jaguars and was re-signed to the practice squad.[12] He was released on September 20, 2017.[13]

Los Angeles Rams[edit | edit source]

On November 15, 2017, Poutasi was signed to the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad, but was released six days later.[14]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

On December 5, 2017, Poutasi was signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad.[15] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on January 1, 2018.[16]

On September 1, 2018, Poutasi was waived by the Broncos.[17]

Salt Lake Stallions[edit | edit source]

In January 2019, Poutasi joined the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football.[18]

Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]

After the AAF suspended football operations, Poutasi signed with the Arizona Cardinals on April 8, 2019, but was waived a week later.[19][20]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Top prospect Cedrick Poutasi gives Desert Pines an advantage up front
  2. Counselor inspires Desert Pines graduate Poutasi
  3. bio
  4. Desert Pines offensive lineman Cedrick Poutasi picks Utah football
  5. Utah football: Poutasi considered an All-America candidate
  6. Jeremiah: Utah OT Jeremiah Poutasi has plenty of upside
  7. Utah football: Jeremiah Poutasi planning to declare for NFL Draft
  8. Wyatt, Jim (September 2, 2016). "Titans Down to 53 Players: A Position-by-Position Look". Archived from the original on August 7, 2017.
  9. "Jaguars finalize 10-man practice squad". September 5, 2016.
  10. "Jaguars Promote OL Jeremiah Poutasi To Active Roster, Waive OL Bryce Harris". November 18, 2016.
  11. Gantt, Darin (December 20, 2016). "Jaguars sign pass-rusher Marcus Rush off 49ers practice squad".
  12. "Jaguars claim five players off waivers". September 3, 2017.
  13. "Jaguars Sign DL Marcus Hardison To Practice Squad, Release OL Jeremiah Poutasi". September 20, 2017.
  14. "Rams Sign OT Jeremiah Poutasi & G Jake Eldrenkamp To Practice Squad". November 15, 2017.
  15. DiLalla, Aric (December 5, 2017). "Broncos place Derek Wolfe on IR, make pair of practice squad moves".
  16. DiLalla, Aric (January 1, 2018). "Broncos sign 10 players to future contracts".
  17. DiLalla, Aric (September 1, 2018). "Broncos trim roster to 53 players".
  18. Heath, Jon (January 15, 2019). "Rahim Moore among former Broncos joining new AAF league". USA Today (Broncos Wire). Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  19. Urban, Darren (April 8, 2019). "Cardinals Bring Back Rodney Gunter". Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  20. Williams, Charean (April 15, 2019). "Cardinals cut AAF offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.

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