Jylan Ware
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Ware with the Oakland Raiders in 2018
Free agent
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-10-16) October 16, 1993 (age 27)
Valley, Alabama
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Valley (Valley, Alabama)
College:Alabama State
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 7 / Pick: 231
Career history
* Oakland Raiders ( 2017)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:1
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jylan Ware (born October 16, 1993) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Alabama State, and was drafted in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

College career[edit | edit source]

Playing at Alabama State University, Ware started for three years.[1] His main tools in college were above-average athleticism and good hands.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Oakland Raiders[edit | edit source]

Ware was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round, 231st overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Ware was waived by the Raiders.[4]

New York Giants[edit | edit source]

On October 2, 2018, Ware was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.[5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 2, 2019.[6] He was waived on April 30, 2019.[7]

Washington Redskins[edit | edit source]

Ware signed with Washington Redskins on May 28, 2019, but was waived two days later.[8][9]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Ware had offers to play basketball in college but instead decided to play football.[10] He earned his bachelor's degree in rehabilitation services from Alabama State.[citation needed]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Raiders receive B grade from CBS for Jylan Ware pick". April 29, 2017. http://raiderswire.usatoday.com/2017/04/29/raiders-receive-b-grade-from-cbs-for-jylan-ware-pick/.
  2. Miller, Matt. "Jylan Ware NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Oakland Raiders' Pick" (in en-US). Bleacher Report. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2706789-jylan-ware-nfl-draft-2017-scouting-report-for-oakland-raiders-pick.
  3. "Oakland Raider Select Jylan Ware In Seventh Round Of 2017 NFL Draft". April 29, 2017. https://www.raiders.com/news/oakland-raider-select-jylan-ware-in-seventh-round-of-2017-nfl-draft-18807267. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  4. "Oakland Raiders announce roster transactions - 9.1.18". September 1, 2018. https://www.raiders.com/news/oakland-raiders-announce-roster-transactions-2.
  5. "Giants sign OT Jylan Ware to practice squad". Giants Wire. USA Today. October 2, 2018. https://giantswire.usatoday.com/2018/10/02/new-york-giants-sign-jylan-ware-to-practice-squad/.
  6. Eisen, Michael (January 2, 2019). "Giants sign nine players to Reserve/Future contracts". https://www.giants.com/news/giants-sign-nine-players-to-reserve-future-contracts.
  7. Bouda, Nate (May 1, 2019). "Giants Waive OT Jylan Ware". https://nfltraderumors.co/giants-waive-ot-jylan-ware/.
  8. "Redskins Sign Tackles Brian Wallace, Jylan Ware". Redskins.com. May 28, 2019. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-tackles-brian-wallace-jylan-ware-waive-bisnowaty-bushell-beatty. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
  9. "Redskins Waive OT Jylan Ware". Redskins.com. May 30, 2019. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-waive-ot-jylan-ware. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  10. "Five Things To Know About Offensive Tackle Jylan Ware". http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Five-Things-To-Know-About-Offensive-Tackle-Jylan-Ware/9aaa81e6-f508-4391-b9b6-faf806629161.

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