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Stansly Maponga
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Maponga with the Atlanta Falcons in 2015
Outside linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-03-05) March 5, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Harare, Zimbabwe
Career information
College: Texas Christian
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 153
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Atlanta Falcons ( 2013 2015)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Big-12 (2012)
  • Second-team All-Big-12 (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles     8
Sacks     1.0
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     2

Stansly Maponga (born March 5, 1991[1]) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at TCU.

Professional careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Maponga was drafted in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft with the 153rd overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons. On September 5, 2015, Maponga was waived by the Falcons in the final cuts before the start of the regular season.[2] On September 7, 2015, he was signed to the Falcons' practice squad.[3]

New York GiantsEdit

On December 12, 2015, the New York Giants signed Maponga off the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad.[4] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Giants.[5] The next day, he was signed to the Giants practice squad.[6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 9, 2017.[7] He was waived by the team on September 2, 2017.[8]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On October 25, 2017, Maponga was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad.[9] He was released on November 2, 2017.

Denver BroncosEdit

On November 21, 2017, Maponga was signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on January 1, 2018.[11] Maponga was released by the Broncos on August 13, 2018.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stansly Maponga". http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/player/stansly-maponga/1422993?q=stansly-maponga. Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  2. "Falcons Reach 52-Man Roster". September 5, 2015. https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-reach-52-man-roster-15818072. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  3. "Falcons Sign Eight Players to Practice Squad". September 7, 2015. https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-sign-eight-players-to-practice-squad-15826612. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  4. Salomone, Dan (December 12, 2015). "Giants sign DE Stansly Maponga". https://web.archive.org/web/20170909053642/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-sign-DE-Stansly-Maponga-/47c1ad49-6d60-43c1-a26b-df0727eb582a. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  5. Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2016). "New York Giants announce 20 roster moves". https://web.archive.org/web/20170825063500/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-announce-20-roster-moves/d7b93d76-3186-40dc-b759-c622015e0159.
  6. Eisen, Michael (September 4, 2016). "Giants announce practice squad; claim DT Robert Thomas". https://web.archive.org/web/20170909053715/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-announce-practice-squad-claim-DT-Robert-Thomas/e8402e2e-7f9b-4c94-95db-b9d10f79333e.
  7. "Giants Sign 10 Players To Futures Deals Including QB Keith Wenning & WR Kevin Norwood". January 9, 2017. http://nfltraderumors.co/giants-sign-5-players-futures-deals-including-qb-keith-wenning/.
  8. Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Archived from the original on December 5, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171205020739/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-announce-2017-53-man-roster/af61460d-cd5a-4723-95d7-e08c74eaf74e.
  9. "Cowboys sign DE Stansly Maponga to 10-man practice squad". October 25, 2017. https://247sports.com/nfl/dallas-cowboys/Bolt/Dallas-Cowboys-sign-DE-Stansly-Maponga-to-10-man-practice-squad-109434710.
  10. "Broncos Sign DE Stansly Maponga To Practice Squad". November 21, 2017. http://nfltraderumors.co/broncos-sign-de-stansly-maponga-practice-squad/.
  11. DiLalla, Aric (January 1, 2018). "Broncos sign 10 players to future contracts". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-sign-10-players-to-future-contracts-20183093.
  12. DiLalla, Aric (August 13, 2018). "Broncos sign LB A.J. Johnson, release LB Stansly Maponga". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-sign-lb-a-j-johnson-release-lb-stansly-maponga.

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