|Date of birth:October 19, 1989|
|Place of birth: Toccoa, Georgia|
|Undrafted in 2012|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Carolina Panthers ( 2012– 2013)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
College career[edit | edit source]
Poole attended University of Tennessee from 2008 to 2011 under head coaches Phillip Fulmer, Lane Kiffin, and Derek Dooley. During his career, he rushed for 1,898 yards on 423 carries and 17 touchdowns. He was awarded the Pat Tillman Award at the 2012 East–West Shrine Game.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Carolina Panthers[edit | edit source]
Poole was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers on May 11, 2012. He later spent time with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts. He signed again to the Panthers' active roster on September 27, 2014.. On September 28, he made his NFL debut against the Baltimore Ravens. However, on his first career carry, he fumbled. He was released by the Panthers the next day, but re-signed with their practice squad soon after.
New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
Personal life[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Tauren Poole Named 2012 Pat Tillman Award Recipient". http://www.shrinegame.com/en/About/PatTillmanAward/TaurenPoole2012PatTillmanAward.aspx.
- "Carolina Panthers: Tauren Poole". http://www.panthers.com/team/roster/Tauren-Poole/02921de8-6dd2-4134-a6c7-e59ff16e35ff.
- "Carolina Panthers at Baltimore Ravens - September 28th, 2014" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201409280rav.htm.
- Hartstein, Larry. "Tauren Poole: One carry, one fumble, now released" (in en). https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/tauren-poole-one-carry-one-fumble-now-released/.
- Triplett, Mike. "Saints place FB Austin Johnson on IR, sign OT Nick Becton". http://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/148179/saints-place-fb-austin-johnson-on-ir-sign-ot-nick-becton.
- Woodbery, Evan. "New Orleans Saints re-sign Edwin Baker to practice squad, cut Tauren Poole" (in en-US). http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2014/11/new_orleans_saints_re-sign_edw.html.