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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 77 218 2,861 13.1 37.2 69 14 41 12 131 4
2014 KC 6 15 176 11.7 29.3 27 0 3 0 8 1
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 77 20 0.3 114 5.7 1.5 1 37 4 20 1 0 0
2014 KC 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 77 2 40 20 21 0 1 0 0 1
2014 KC 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 77 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 KC 6 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 77 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 KC 6 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 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 -- -- --

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