Jamar Summers
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Jamar Summers
Jamar Summers
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Free agent
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1995-06-14) June 14, 1995 (age 26)
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Orange
(Orange, New Jersey)
College:Connecticut
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamar Summers (born June 14, 1995) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at Connecticut.

Early years

Summers grew up in Orange, New Jersey, where he attended Orange High School. After graduating, he spent a year at post-secondary school Milford Academy in New Berlin, New York.[1] As a cornerback, he was rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com[2] and a two-star recruit by ESPN[3] and committed to play college football at Connecticut.

College career

Summers played all twelve games as a true freshman, starting the final five of the season. In his sophomore year, he started twelve of thirteen games, recording eight interceptions and 39 tackles, including a 67-yard interception return for a touchdown, earning first team All-American Athletic Conference honors.

As a junior, he started all twelve games, playing both cornerback and safety, recording two interceptions and 59 tackles, plus an 86-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown. Finally, as a senior, he recorded a career-high 63 tackles, in addition to one interception.[1]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 10+12 in
(1.79 m)
193 lb
(88 kg)
37+12 in
(0.95 m)
10 ft 5 in
(3.18 m)
All values from the 2018 Connecticut pro day.[4]

Pittsburgh Steelers

After going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft, Summers signed as an undrafted free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played in all four preseason games, allowing three receptions with two pass breakups on ten targets, but was cut prior to the regular season.[5]

Birmingham Iron

On October 12, 2018, Summers was signed by the Birmingham Iron.[6] In his debut against the Memphis Express, he allowed one reception for -2 yards, along with one interception and one pass breakup on three targets.[5] He again impressed in week 2 against the Salt Lake Stallions, when he forced a fumble on a punt return that was recovered by teammate Shaheed Salmon for a touchdown, sparking a comeback victory for the Iron. For this, he was named Week 2 AAF Special Teams Player of the Week.[7]

Miami Dolphins

After the AAF ceased operations in April 2019, Summers signed with the Miami Dolphins on May 12, 2019.[8] He was waived on July 21, 2019.[9]

Detroit Lions

On August 12, 2019, Summers signed with the Detroit Lions.[10] He was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[11]

New York Guardians

Summer was drafted in the 1st round during phase four in the 2020 XFL Draft by the New York Guardians.[12] He had his contract terminated when the league suspended operations on April 10, 2020.[13]

Statistics

Year Team League Games Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Comb Total Ast Sack PD INT Yds Avg Lng TD FF FR
2019 BIR AAF 2 2 6 4 2 0.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
Career 2 2 6 4 2 0.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 0

Source:[14][15]

References

  1. ^ a b "2017 Football Roster: Jamar Summers". UConn Huskies. University of Connecticut. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Rivals.com". n.rivals.com. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Jamar Summers". ESPN Recruiting. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Jamar Summers, DS #19 FS, Connecticut". NFLDraftScout.com. The Sports Xchange. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ a b Johnson, Mike (14 February 2019). "Jamar Summers and the Birmingham defense impress in AAF debut". ProFootballFocus. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ Inabinett, Mark (12 October 2018). "Birmingham Iron adds former Auburn, Samford standouts". AL.com. Advance Publications. Retrieved 2019.
  7. ^ Balzer, Howard (19 February 2019). "The Alliance announces Week 2 Players of the Week". AAF.com. Alliance of American Football. Archived from the original on 20 February 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ "Dolphins Sign Kirk Barron, Jamar Summers & Mark Walton". MiamiDolphins.com. May 12, 2019. Archived from the original on May 12, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. July 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Lions sign free agent CB Jamar Summers". DetroitLions.com. August 12, 2019.
  11. ^ Mullenax, Steven. "Detroit Lions 2019 roster cuts tracker (updated)". SideLionReport.com. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ "DEFENSIVE BACKFIELD DRAFT TRACKER". XFL.com. October 14, 2019.
  13. ^ Condotta, Bob (April 10, 2020). "XFL suspends operations, terminates all employees, but Jim Zorn says he has hopes league will continue". SeattleTimes.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Birmingham Iron Player Stats". aaf.com. Alliance of American Football. Retrieved 2019.
  15. ^ "Jamar Summers". NoExtraPoints. Retrieved 2019.

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