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T. J. Conley
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Conley on the sidelines in 2011.
No. --     Minnesota Vikings
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-29) August 29, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Tacoma, Washington
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Idaho
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2011 for the New York Jets
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Punts     92
Punt Yards     3,926
Punting Yard Average     42.7
Stats at NFL.com

Timothy Joseph “T. J.” Conley Jr. (born August 29, 1985)[1] is an American football punter for the Minnesota Vikings. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2009 and 2010, being released during final cuts both times before making the team in 2011. He played college football at Idaho.

Professional careerEdit

New York JetsEdit

Conley was signed to a future contract on January 7, 2011.[2] Conley competed with punter Chris Bryan to determine the eventual replacement for former incumbent Steve Weatherford. Conley was named the starter heading into the 2011 season on August 30, 2011.[3] Conley was waived on September 4, 2012.[4]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Conley signed with the Minnesota Vikings on January 9, 2013.

PersonalEdit

Conley was born to Laurie and Timothy Conley.[5] Conley married his fiancée Tassie Souhrada in 2010. The couple is expecting their first child in March 2012.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "T. J. Conley". CBS Sports. Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5vZPOHQlV. Retrieved January 7, 2011.
  2. "Jets sign Drew Willy, T.J. Conley". Yahoo! Sports. January 7, 2011. Archived from the original on January 7, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5vZL0UUyV. Retrieved January 7, 2011.
  3. Cimini, Rich (August 30, 2011). "Nick Folk, T.J. Conley win jobs". ESPN. Archived from the original on September 13, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/61fwZg531. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  4. Orr, Conor (4 September 2012). "Jets release punter T.J. Conley, add former Chargers P Robert Malone, re-sign DT Marcus Dixon". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 4 September 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6ARB5Cdew. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  5. "T.J. Conley". Idaho Vandals. http://www.govandals.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=17100&ATCLID=1088154. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
  6. Buchan, Jim (September 13, 2011). "Jets' Conley proof positive patience pays off". Tri-City Herald. The McClatchy Company. Archived from the original on September 13, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/61fwxMaYz. Retrieved September 13, 2011.

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