On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:40 AM - 11:59 AM CST Live #TitansLive: Pregame WATCH LIVE as TitansOnline's Amie Wells and Joe Fann offer pregame analysis and last-minute line-up changes prior to the Titans-Texans game.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST Titans at Texans Buy Tickets | Watch Online
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST Live TitansLive: Postgame
    WATCH LIVE immediately following the game as TitansOnline's Amie Wells, Joe Fann and former Titan WR Derrick Mason offer postgame analysis and interviews, including Ken Whisenhunt / selected players' post-game press conferences
  • Mon., Dec. 01, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST Live Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards WATCH LIVE as The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards are presented to the top 10 backs and linemen in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Monday, December 1, 2014, at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

    "Voice of the Titans" Mike Keith will emcee the awards presentation.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST Live Titans vs Giants Buy Tickets | Watch Online
  • Sun., Dec. 14, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST Titans vs Jets Buy Tickets | Watch Online

Team

Print
RSS
Donnie Avery
WR #82
Height:
5-11
Weight:
183
College:
Houston
Experience:
4

Biography

 
PRO: Donnie Avery was signed by the Titans as a free agent after Kenny Britt suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 3.  He is a speedy deep-threat who missed the entire 2010 campaign after suffering a knee injury in the preseason.  A 2008 second-round pick, Avery amassed 100 receptions for 1,263 yards and eight touchdowns in his first two NFL seasons.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2009, Avery started all 16 games and led the St. Louis Rams with 589 receiving yards on 47 catches, including a team-leading five touchdowns.
•    As a rookie in 2008, finished second on the team with 53 catches for 674 yards and tied for the team lead with three receiving touchdowns.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    In a 2008 pre-draft workout at the Houston Pro Day, Avery ran the 40-yard dash in 4.27 seconds.
• Avery became the first player in Conference USA history to gain more than 300 receiving yards in a game when he posted 346 yards against Rice (10/13/07).  His 427 all-purpose yards in that game set a school and conference record and ranked fifth in NCAA history.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Alief, Texas, native was originally selected by the St. Louis Rams in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
•    Released by the Rams on Sept. 3, 2011.
•    Signed as a free agent with the Titans on Sept. 28, 2011.  
 
COLLEGE:
•    Became the fifth player in University of Houston history to amass over 4,000 all-purpose yards (4,213) in a career.
•    Ranked fourth in Houston history with 210 receptions.  He is only the third player in school history to gain over 3,000 receiving yards (3,289) in career.
•    Led Conference USA and ranked fourth in the nation with 112.0 receiving yards per game as a senior.  His 1,456 receiving yards during senior season rank second in school history and set a Conference USA record.
•    As a senior in 2007, earned consensus All-Conference USA first-team honors as a receiver, adding second-team honors as a return specialist.
•    Became the first player in Conference USA history to gain more than 300 receiving yards in a game when he posted 346 yards against Rice (10/13/07).  His 427 all-purpose yards in that game set a school and conference record and rank fifth in NCAA history.
•    Majored in sports administration at Houston.

PERSONAL:  
•    Single, splits time between Nashville and Houston, Texas.
•    Has a daughter, Dionna Avery and son Donnie Avery Jr.
•    Named unanimous first-team All-District selection as both wide receiver and return specialist in his senior season at Hastings High in Alief, Texas.
•    As a senior, caught 36 passes for 502 yards and two touchdowns to lead the District 19-5A receivers in 2002.
•    Born Donnie D. Avery on June 12, 1984 in Houston, Texas.
 
PRO: Donnie Avery was signed by the Titans as a free agent after Kenny Britt suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 3.  He is a speedy deep-threat who missed the entire 2010 campaign after suffering a knee injury in the preseason.  A 2008 second-round pick, Avery amassed 100 receptions for 1,263 yards and eight touchdowns in his first two NFL seasons.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2009, Avery started all 16 games and led the St. Louis Rams with 589 receiving yards on 47 catches, including a team-leading five touchdowns.
•    As a rookie in 2008, finished second on the team with 53 catches for 674 yards and tied for the team lead with three receiving touchdowns.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    In a 2008 pre-draft workout at the Houston Pro Day, Avery ran the 40-yard dash in 4.27 seconds.
• Avery became the first player in Conference USA history to gain more than 300 receiving yards in a game when he posted 346 yards against Rice (10/13/07).  His 427 all-purpose yards in that game set a school and conference record and ranked fifth in NCAA history.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Alief, Texas, native was originally selected by the St. Louis Rams in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
•    Released by the Rams on Sept. 3, 2011.
•    Signed as a free agent with the Titans on Sept. 28, 2011.  
 
COLLEGE:
•    Became the fifth player in University of Houston history to amass over 4,000 all-purpose yards (4,213) in a career.
•    Ranked fourth in Houston history with 210 receptions.  He is only the third player in school history to gain over 3,000 receiving yards (3,289) in career.
•    Led Conference USA and ranked fourth in the nation with 112.0 receiving yards per game as a senior.  His 1,456 receiving yards during senior season rank second in school history and set a Conference USA record.
•    As a senior in 2007, earned consensus All-Conference USA first-team honors as a receiver, adding second-team honors as a return specialist.
•    Became the first player in Conference USA history to gain more than 300 receiving yards in a game when he posted 346 yards against Rice (10/13/07).  His 427 all-purpose yards in that game set a school and conference record and rank fifth in NCAA history.
•    Majored in sports administration at Houston.

PERSONAL:  
•    Single, splits time between Nashville and Houston, Texas.
•    Has a daughter, Dionna Avery and son Donnie Avery Jr.
•    Named unanimous first-team All-District selection as both wide receiver and return specialist in his senior season at Hastings High in Alief, Texas.
•    As a senior, caught 36 passes for 502 yards and two touchdowns to lead the District 19-5A receivers in 2002.
•    Born Donnie D. Avery on June 12, 1984 in Houston, Texas.
 
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 75 217 2,841 13.1 37.9 69 14 40 12 131 3
2014 KC 4 14 156 11.1 39 27 0 2 0 8 0
2013 KC 16 40 596 14.9 37.3 51 2 10 3 25 1
2012 IND 16 60 781 13 48.8 48 3 9 4 37 1
2011 TEN 8 3 45 15 5.6 23 1 2 0 3 0
2009 STL 16 47 589 12.5 36.8 50 5 9 1 28 1
2008 STL 15 53 674 12.7 44.9 69T 3 8 4 30 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 75 20 0.3 114 5.7 1.5 1 37 4 20 1 0 0
2014 KC 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 16 2 0.1 6 3 0.4 0 4 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 IND 16 4 0.3 9 2.3 0.6 0 7 0 -- 0 0 0
2011 TEN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 4 0.3 30 7.5 1.9 0 15 1 25 0 0 0
2008 STL 15 10 0.7 69 6.9 4.6 1 37T 3 30 1 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 75 2 40 20 21 0 1 0 0 1
2014 KC 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 1 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 1
2008 STL 15 1 21 21 21 0 1 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 75 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 KC 4 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 75 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 KC 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 16 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2012 IND 16 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2011 TEN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 STL 16 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 STL 15 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --

No Data

No Data

Recent Articles

Recent Videos