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Tyler Catalina
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-01-24) January 24, 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth: Worcester, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Georgia, Rhode Island
Undrafted in 2017
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2017 2018)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-CAA (2015)
  • Third-team All-CAA (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played     7
Games started     2

Tyler Catalina (born January 24, 1993) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Rhode Island for three seasons before finishing his career at Georgia. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

College careerEdit

Catalina played collegiately at Rhode Island (2013-15) and Georgia (2016). He started 12 games at right tackle as a freshman in 2013. He then started ten games at left tackle the following season, garnering third-team all-conference honors. The next year, he started 11 games at left tackle as a junior team captain in 2015, earning second-team All-CAA honors. In his lone season at Georgia, he started 12 games at left tackle.

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

Catalina signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2017.[1] After a strong performance in training camp and the preseason, Catalina made the Redskins final roster.[2] He made his NFL debut in Week 8 against the Cowboys, starting at right guard in place of an injured Brandon Scherff. He was waived by the Redskins on November 11, 2017, but was re-signed five days later.[3][4]

On September 1, 2018, Catalina was placed on injured reserve after having shoulder surgery.[5] He was waived on July 31, 2019.[6]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On August 1, 2019, Catalina was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings, but was waived ten days later.[7][8]

Carolina PanthersEdit

On August 19, 2019, Catalina was signed by the Carolina Panthers.[9] He was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Czarda, Stephen (May 4, 2017). "Redskins Sign Eight College Free Agents". Archived from the original on September 11, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170911022010/http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/Redskins-Sign-Eight-College-Free-Agents/9efbff6f-af0d-48d0-894b-f202fd3a859c. Retrieved November 4, 2017.
  2. "From Undrafted To Active Roster, Tyler Catalina Makes The Cut". September 5, 2017. https://www.redskins.com/news/from-undrafted-to-active-roster-tyler-catalina-makes-the-cut-19319250. Retrieved November 4, 2017.
  3. Czarda, Stephen (November 11, 2017). "Redskins Promote Brandon Banks And Maurice Harris To Active Roster". https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-promote-brandon-banks-and-maurice-harris-to-active-roster-19746211.
  4. "11/16: Redskins Make Roster Moves". November 16, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171223113349/http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/1116-Redskins-Make-Roster-Moves/6068d7b5-40f4-4603-854c-29ae620657f1.
  5. "9/1: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 1, 2018. https://www.redskins.com/news/9-1-redskins-make-roster-moves. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  6. Copeland, Kareem; Carpenter, Les. "Redskins sign offensive tackle Donald Penn, guard Hugh Thornton". https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/07/30/redskins-hope-sign-offensive-tackle-donald-penn-who-is-meeting-with-team-tuesday/. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  7. "Vikings Claim Via Waiver Tyler Catalina, Waive Tiano Pupungatoa". August 1, 2019. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-sign-tyler-catalina-waive-tiano-pupungatoa.
  8. "Vikings Sign Nate Wozniak, Waive Tyler Catalina". August 11, 2019. https://www.vikings.com/news/vikings-sign-nate-wozniak-waive-tyler-catalina.
  9. "Panthers makes roster moves ahead of third preseason game". August 19, 2019. https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-makes-roster-moves-tyler-catalina-brandon-bell.
  10. Henson, Max (August 30, 2019). "Panthers announce first wave of 2019 roster cuts". https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-announce-first-wave-of-2019-roster-cuts-artis-payne-corn-elder. Retrieved August 30, 2019.

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