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Marcus Lucas
No. 80     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-03-01) March 1, 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth: Liberty, Missouri
Career information
College: Missouri
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2014 2015)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Marcus Lucas (born March 1, 1992) is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He played college football at Missouri.

College careerEdit

Lucas played college football for the Missouri Tigers.[1][2] He appeared in 49 games at Missouri from 2010 to 2013 and had 130 receptions for 1,638 yards and 11 touchdowns.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

Lucas was signed by the Carolina Panthers after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft on May 16, 2014.[4] Lucas was waived by the Panthers during final cuts on August 30, 2014.[4] He was signed to the Panthers' practice squad on September 1, 2014.[5] On January 13, 2015, he signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers.[4] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[6]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On September 29, 2015, Lucas was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad.[7] On the following day, he was released by the Dolphins.[7]

Chicago BearsEdit

On December 15, 2015, Lucas was signed to the Chicago Bears' practice squad.[8]

On January 4, 2016, Lucas signed a futures contract with the Bears.[9] He was waived on May 16, 2016.

Carolina Panthers (second stint)Edit

On May 17, 2016, Lucas signed with the Panthers. On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts.[10]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On September 5, 2016, Lucas was signed to the Seahawks' practice squad.[11] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Seahawks on January 16, 2017.[12]

On August 21, 2017, Lucas was waived/injured by the Seahawks and placed on injured reserve.[13] He was released on August 27, 2017.

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On September 26, 2017, Lucas was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad.[14] He was released on October 10, 2017.

Oakland RaidersEdit

On December 22, 2017, Lucas was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[15]

Detroit LionsEdit

On May 14, 2018, Lucas signed with the Detroit Lions.[16] He was released on August 31, 2018.[17]

Seattle Seahawks (second stint)Edit

On September 3, 2018, Lucas was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad.[18] He was released on October 9, 2018.[19]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On December 11, 2018, Lucas was signed to the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad.[20] He signed a reserve/future contract with the 49ers on January 2, 2019.[21] He was waived on May 7, 2019.[22]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On August 7, 2019, Lucas was signed by the Dallas Cowboys.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Liberty’s Marcus Lucas reflects on his Missouri career". The Kansas City Star. November 21, 2013. http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article332284/Liberty%E2%80%99s-Marcus-Lucas-reflects-on-his-Missouri-career.html.
  2. "Re-Marcus-able: Lucas caps roller-coaster collegiate career at Mizzou with Cotton Bowl victory". Liberty Tribune. January 9, 2014. http://www.libertytribune.com/sports/football/article_6ae28304-7b5e-546f-a946-0a0ec94fb255.html.
  3. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/marcus-lucas-1.html
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Carolina Panthers: Marcus Lucas". http://www.panthers.com/team/roster/marcus-lucas/298d8fe1-36d6-44d5-810d-f8eee9ff4eab/. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  5. Strickland, Bryan (August 31, 2014). "Panthers sign 10 to practice squad". Panthers.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20160320004754/http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Panthers-sign-10-to-practice-squad/ff910cc5-507a-4654-8b0d-31f05cd88db9. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  6. Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20170808073707/http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Panthers-trim-roster-to-53/bcee285e-92df-41f4-96d8-ba007606b705. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Poupart, Alain (September 30, 2015). "NOTEBOOK: Francis Excited About NFL Debut; Other Notes". https://web.archive.org/web/20160927115116/http://www.miamidolphins.com/news/article-1/NOTEBOOK-Francis-Excited-About-NFL-Debut-Other-Notes/1ff3f0aa-0ef7-49cb-99e0-8e8e395e99a4. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  8. "Chicago Bears sign Toby Johnson, Marcus Lucas to practice squad". http://chi.247sports.com/Bolt/Chicago-Bears-sign-Toby-Johnson-Marcus-Lucas-to-practice-squad-42070554. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  9. Shaffrey, Sean (January 5, 2016). "Examining the nine players Bears signed futures contracts". USAToday.com. http://bearswire.usatoday.com/2016/01/05/examining-the-nine-players-bears-signed-futures-contracts/. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
  10. Henson, Max. "Panthers trim roster to 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20180103173132/http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Panthers-trim-roster-to-53/e844056a-62ef-4bb1-b1a4-b040a7219771.
  11. "Seahawks Make Roster Moves And Sign Eight Players To Practice Squad". September 5, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20180213221709/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/09/05/seahawks-make-roster-moves-and-sign-eight-players-practice-squad.
  12. "Seahawks Sign 10 Players To 2017 Future Contracts". January 16, 2017. http://www.seahawks.com/news/2017/01/16/seahawks-sign-10-players-2017-future-contracts.
  13. Boyle, John (August 21, 2017). "Seahawks Trade For Offensive Tackle Matt Tobin". https://web.archive.org/web/20180219040301/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2017/08/21/seahawks-trade-offensive-tackle-matt-tobin.
  14. "Roster Moves: Colts Sign Local Product Krishawn Hogan to Active Roster". September 26, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180226063614/http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Roster-Moves-Colts-Sign-Local-Product-Krishawn-Hogan-to-Active-Roster/ac6cccdc-f41f-4240-9ba5-9596a81fce80.
  15. "Raiders Announce Transactions". December 22, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180312202247/http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Announce-Transactions---December-22-2017/7bf8a8e7-7052-423a-b203-f3f6c8041bb3.
  16. "Lions sign three free agents". May 14, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180516103600/http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-three-free-agents/4727e520-d378-45e9-a45c-691f20bd9863.
  17. "Lions announce roster". August 31, 2018. https://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-announce-roster-moves.
  18. Boyle, John (September 3, 2018). "Seahawks Sign 10 To Practice Squad". https://www.seahawks.com/news/seahawks-sign-10-to-practice-squad.
  19. "Seahawks add Tyrone Swoopes to practice squad, cut Marcus Lucas". Seahawks Wire. USA Today. October 9, 2018. https://seahawkswire.usatoday.com/2018/10/09/seahawks-add-tyrone-swoopes-to-practice-squad-cut-marcus-lucas/.
  20. "49ers Sign S Tyree Robinson, Announce Other Roster Moves". December 11, 2018. https://www.49ers.com/news/49ers-sign-s-tyree-robinson-announce-other-roster-moves.
  21. "49ers Sign Six Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". January 2, 2019. https://www.49ers.com/news/49ers-sign-six-players-to-reserve-future-contracts.
  22. "49ers Sign OL Wesley Johnson, Waive TE Marcus Lucas". May 7, 2019. https://www.49ers.com/news/49ers-sign-ol-wesley-johnson-waive-te-marcus-lucas.

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