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Tajae Sharpe

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Tajae Lamar Sharpe born December 23, 1994 is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League NFL He played college football at UMass

Contents

  • 1 Early years
  • 2 College career
    • 21 College statistics
  • 3 Professional career
    • 31 Career statistics
  • 4 Personal life
  • 5 Legal issues
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Early years

Sharpe attended Piscataway Township High School in Piscataway, New Jersey and played football and basketball He was a two-star recruit by Rivalscom and committed to the University of Massachusetts UMass to play college football

College career

Sharpe played in 11 games and made eight starts as a freshman at UMass in 2012 He had 20 receptions for 206 yards Sharpe led the team with 61 receptions for 680 yards and four touchdowns in 2013 and 85 receptions for 1,281 yards and seven touchdowns in 2014 As a senior in 2015, he broke UMass records for career receptions and receiving yards, finishing the season with 111 receptions for 1,319 yards and five touchdowns Sharpe majored in communications

College statistics

 College Stats Receiving Rushing Kick Returns Punt Returns
Season Team GP REC YDS AVG TD LNG ATT YDS AVG TD RET YDS AVG TD LNG RET YDS AVG TD LNG
2012 Massachusetts 11 20 206 103 0 - - - - - 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Massachusetts 12 61 680 111 4 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Massachusetts 12 85 1,281 151 7 - 3 14 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Massachusetts 12 111 1,319 119 5 - 1 -3 -30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Massachusetts 47 277 3,486 126 16 - 4 11 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
188 m
194 lb
88 kg
32 1⁄4 in
082 m
8 3⁄8 in
021 m
455 s 335 in
085 m
9 ft 6 in
290 m
11 reps
All values from NFL Combine

Sharpe was selected in the fifth round 140th overall by the Tennessee Titans in the 2016 NFL Draft

On May 9, 2016, the Titans signed Sharpe to a four-year, $261 million contract with a signing bonus of $274,884

Throughout training camp, Sharpe competed with Andre Johnson, Dorial Green-Beckham, and Kendall Wright for a starting wide receiver position He was named one of the starting wide receivers, opposite Rishard Matthews, going into the regular season Sharpe made his professional regular season debut and first career start in the Titans season opener against the Minnesota Vikings He finished the 16-25 loss with seven receptions for 76 receiving yards On November 13, 2016, he caught three passes for 68 receiving yards and scored his first career touchdown on a 33-yard touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota as the Titans routed the Green Bay Packers 47-25 The next game, Sharpe caught four passes for 68 receiving yards and caught a 34-yard touchdown pass in a 17-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts Sharpe went on to finish his rookie season with 41 receptions, 522 yards, and 2 touchdowns

On September 2, 2017, Sharpe was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury

Career statistics

Season Team Games Receiving Rushing Fumbles
GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2016 TEN 16 10 41 522 127 34 2 1 1 10 1 0 0 0
2017 TEN Did not play due to injury
Total 16 10 41 522 127 34 2 1 1 10 1 0 0 0

Personal life

Sharpe’s grandma, Cozy Little, is a breast cancer survivor who was initially diagnosed in 2001 She was honored as the 12th Titan prior to a 2016 home game against the Cleveland Browns in conjunction with the team’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month efforts Sharpe’s family members nicknamed him “Show,” which is short for “Showtime”

Legal issues

On May 10, 2017, Sharpe and fellow teammate Sebastian Tretola were named as defendants in a federal civil lawsuit that alleges the teammates were at a Nashville bar watching the 2017 NFL Draft Dante R Satterfield, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, claims he told Sharpe he'd probably lose playing time as a result of the Titans selecting wide receiver Corey Davis in the first round The report alleges Sharpe responded by challenging him to a fight in a back alley and was accompanied by Tretola as a lookout Satterfield claims he was knocked unconscious for 12 hours, suffered a concussion, and facial fractures from the incident and is suing for $500,000 in damages

References

  1. ^ Rivalscom
  2. ^ UMass football freshman WR Tajae Sharpe's 'FBI' the reason he'll see playing time
  3. ^ Tajae Sharpe receiving a lot of responsibility for UMass
  4. ^ UMass wide receiver Tajae Sharpe continues to rack up big numbers in breakout junior season
  5. ^ Tajae Sharpe edge at WR benefits Minutemen
  6. ^ UMass vs Temple: Tajae Sharpe sets new program record for receptions in loss
  7. ^ Notebook: UMass legend Adrian Zullo on hand to see Tajae Sharpe break his receiving record
  8. ^ UMass receiver Tajae Sharpe lets his play do the talking
  9. ^ "2015 FBS I-A College Football Individual Statistics Leaders for Receiving - ESPN" ESPNcom Retrieved 2016-05-07 
  10. ^ NFL Scouting Combine profile
  11. ^ "Tajae Sharpe Draft Profile" NFLcom Retrieved November 10, 2016 
  12. ^ "sportraccom: Tajae Sharpe contract" sportraccom Retrieved December 20, 2016 
  13. ^ Wyatt, Jim May 9, 2016 "Titans agree to terms with six draft picks" TitansOnlinecom Retrieved November 10, 2016 
  14. ^ "NFL Player Profile: Tajae Sharpe" NFLcom Retrieved December 20, 2016 
  15. ^ Wyatt, Jim September 2, 2017 "Titans Down to 53 Players: A Position-by-Position Look" TitansOnlinecom 
  16. ^ "Titans players sued for $500K, accused of beating man up over draft results" Fox17com Retrieved May 11, 2017 
  17. ^ "Tajae Sharpe, Titan's teammate, accused of assaulting Nashville man" Tennesseancom Retrieved May 11, 2017 

External links

  • UMass Minutemen bio

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