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2014 Draft Prospects: Tight Ends

Posted Mar 10, 2014

The Raiders.com Draft Prospects series, presented by State Farm, is back for 2014. We continue with a look at the tight ends who are invited to the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine...

The Raiders.com Draft Prospects series is back for 2014. Over the course of the next nine weeks, we'll present capsules on each prospect invited to the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine. We continue this year's edition of the series with a look at the tight ends who were invited to participate in the Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. *Photos courtesy of the respective player's university or college.

 

Jace Amaro | 6-5 | 260 | Texas Tech
In 32 games at Texas Tech, Amaro recorded 138 receptions for 1,818 yards and 13 TDs. In 2013, Amaro caught 106 passes for 1,352 yards and 7 TDs.

Rob Blanchflower | 6-4 | 260 | Massachusetts-Amherst
Blanchflower played two seasons at UMass and totaled 70 catches for 777 yards and 5 TDs. In 2013, Blanchflower caught 27 passes for 313 yards and 3 TDs.

Trey Burton | 6-3 | 228 | Florida
In 50 games at Florida, Burton totaled 153 carries for 720 yards and 16 TDs and 107 catches for 976 yards and 4 TDs. He also completed 11 of 17 passes for 103 yards. In 2013, Burton rushed 12 times for 56 yards and caught 38 passes for 445 yards and 1 TD.

A.D. Denham | 6-4 | 222 | Utah
Denham played two seasons at Utah and totaled 35 receptions for 426 yards and 2 TDs. In 2013, Denham had 24 catches for 291 yards and 2 TDs.

Joe Don Duncan | 6-4 | 270 | Dixie
In 2013, Duncan totaled 71 receptions for 1,045 yards and 13 TDs. He became the first receiver at Dixie to reach the 1,000-yard mark in a season.

Eric Ebron | 6-4 | 245 | North Carolina
Ebron played in 34 games at UNC and recorded 112 catches for 1,805 yards and 8 TDs. In 2013, Ebron had 62 receptions for 973 yards and 3 TDs.

C.J. Fiedorowicz | 6-7 | 265 | Iowa
In 51 games at Iowa, Fiedorowicz caught 91 passes for 899 yards and 10 TDs. In 2013, Fiedorowicz had 30 catches for 299 yards and 6 TDs.

Crockett Gillmore | 6-6 | 255 | Colorado State
Gillmore played in 45 games at Colorado State and totaled 111 catches for 1,308 yards and 8 TDs. In 2013, Gillmore caught 47 passes for 577 yards and 2 TDs.

Xavier Grimble | 6-5 | 250 | Southern California
In 35 games at USC, Grimble recorded 69 catches for 730 yards and 11 TDs. In 2013, Grimble had 25 receptions for 270 yards and 2 TDs.

Nic Jacobs | 6-5 | 265 | McNeese State
In two seasons at LSU and a final season at McNeese State, Jacobs totaled 37 catches for 511 yards and 4 TDs. In 2013, Jacobs caught 32 passes for 453 yards and 4 TDs.

Marcel Jensen | 6-6 | 270 | Fresno State
Jensen played in 33 games at Fresno State and recorded 48 catches for 708 yards and 8 TDs. In 2013, Jensen had 26 receptions for 353 yards and 3 TDs.

Reggie Jordan | 6-3 | 240 | Missouri Western State
In 37 games at Missouri Western State, Jordan totaled 52 receptions for 679 yards and 17 TDs. He added 9 carries for 257 yards and 2 TDs. In 2013, Jordan caught 23 passes for 366 yards and 4 TDs.

A.C. Leonard | 6-4 | 245 | Tennessee State
Leonard played two seasons at Tennessee State and one at Florida and totaled 93 receptions for 1,273 yards and 11 TDs. In 2013, Leonard caught 34 passes for 441 yards and 5 TDs.

Colt Lyerla | 6-4 | 242 | Oregon
In 27 games at Oregon, Lyerla caught 34 passes for 565 yards and 11 TDs and added 2 rushing TDs. In 2013, Lyerla only played in two games and had 2 receptions for 26 yards and 3 rushes for 17 yards and a TD.

Arthur Lynch | 6-5 | 254 | Georgia
Lynch played in 50 games at Georgia and totaled 56 receptions for 907 yards and 8 TDs. In 2013, Lynch caught 30 passes for 459 yards and 5 TDs.

Jake Murphy | 6-4 | 252 | Utah
In 30 games at Utah, Murphy had 63 catches for 830 yards and 10 TDs. In 2013, Murphy recorded 25 catches for 417 yards and 5 TDs.

Jordan Najvar | 6-6 | 265 | Baylor
Najvar played in 32 games at Baylor and totaled 35 receptions for 311 yards and 4 TDs. In 2013, Najvar caught 10 passes for 85 yards.

Troy Niklas | 6-6 | 270 | Notre Dame
In 38 games at Notre Dame, Niklas caught 37 passes for 573 yards and 6 TDs. In 2013, Niklas totaled 32 receptions for 498 yards and 5 TDs.

Jake Pedersen | 6-5 | 240 | Wisconsin
Pedersen played in 52 games at Wisconsin, Pederesen recorded 104 catches for 1,394 yards and 17 TDs. In 2013, Pedersen caught 39 passes for 551 yards and 3 TDs.

Richard Rodgers | 6-4 | 245 | California
In 35 games at Cal, Rodgers totaled 59 receptions for 896 yards and 2 TDs. In 2013, Rodgers caught 39 passes for 608 yards and 1 TD.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins | 6-6 | 276 | Washington
Seferian-Jenkins played 38 games at Washington and recorded 146 catches for 1,840 yards and 21 TDs. In 2013, Seferian-Jenkins had 36 receptions for 450 yards and 8 TDs.

D.J. Tialavea | 6-4 | 260 | Utah State
In 40 games at Utah State, Tialavea caught 30 passes for 198 yards and 5 TDs. In 2013, Tialavea only played in 6 games, but had 17 receptions for 93 yards and 3 TDs.
In 40 games at Utah State, Tialavea caught 30 passes for 198 yards and 5 TDs. In 2013, Tialavea only played in 6 games, but had 17 receptions for 93 yards and 3 TDs.

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