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Amarlo Herrera

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Amarlo Herrera
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1991-09-20) September 20, 1991 (age 29)
Atlanta, Georgia
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:College Park (GA) North Clayton
College:Georgia
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 207
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Amarlo Herrera (born September 20, 1991) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Georgia, and was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He has also been a member of the Washington Redskins.

College career

Herrera played at the University of Georgia from 2011 to 2014.[1][2][3][4] During his career he started 43 of 54 games and recorded 334 tackles, 3.5 sacks and three interceptions.[5]

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

Herrera was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the sixth round (207th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.[6][7] He agreed to terms with the Indianapolis Colts on May 6.[8] Herrera spent the first 5 weeks of the 2015 season on the practice squad, and was elevated to the 53-man roster for week 6. He was waived on October 20,[9] and signed to the practice squad the following day.[10] On December 15, 2015, Herrera was waived by the Indianapolis Colts.[11] He was re-signed on December 29.[12] On August 10, 2016, Herrera was released by the Colts.[13]

Tennessee Titans

On August 12, 2016, Herrera was claimed off waivers by the Tennessee Titans.[14] On August 28, 2016, Herrera was waived by the Titans.[15]

Washington Redskins

On September 19, 2016, Herrera was signed to the Redskins' practice squad.[16] He was released from the Redskins' practice squad on September 27, 2016.[17]

WWE (2017)

On June 17, 2017 it was reported on wwe.com that Herrera had attended a tryout for the WWE.[18]

References

  1. ^ Amarlo Herrera is the leader on the Georgia Bulldogs defense
  2. ^ Georgia's Herrera overlooked no more
  3. ^ Georgia LB Herrera hits hard, has a soft demeanor off the field
  4. ^ "Georgia's Amarlo Herrera is aiming to be 'a big-time playmaker'". Archived from the original on July 1, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  5. ^ Amarlo Herrera looks to impress NFL scouts in East-West Shrine Game
  6. ^ Colts select Amarlo Herrera in sixth round
  7. ^ Former North Clayton and UGA linebacker Herrera drafted by the Indianapolis Colts
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts agree to terms with five draft picks". blogs.colts.com. May 6, 2015. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  9. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". colts.com. October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  10. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make practice squad move". colts.com. October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  11. ^ "Andy Studebaker Signed by Colts". Bleacher Report. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  12. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". blogs.colts.com. December 29, 2015. Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  13. ^ Meyer, Max. "Colts release 2015 sixth-round pick Amarlo Herrera". NFL.com.
  14. ^ "Titans Claim LB Amarlo Herrera Off Waivers". titansonline.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2016. Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  15. ^ "Titans Make First Round of Roster Cuts". TitansOnline.com. August 28, 2016. Archived from the original on August 7, 2017.
  16. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Kedric Golston Placed On Injured Reserve, Matt Ioannidis On Active Roster". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  17. ^ "Redskins sign John Sullivan, Vinston Painter to active roster". Redskins.com. September 27, 2016. Archived from the original on April 25, 2018. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  18. ^ "CrossFit athletes, All-Americans, fighters and footballers attend WWE tryout". WWE. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
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