Geoff Hangartner life and biography

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Geoff Hangartner biography

Date of birth : 1982-04-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Houston, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-28
Credited as : Football player NFL, center for the Buffalo Bills, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Geoffrey Thomas Hangartner is an American football center for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas A&M.

PRO: Signed by Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent on February 28, 2009… entered the NFL as a fifth round (169th overall) draft choice by Carolina in 2005

CAREER:

* Has started 43 of 70 games in his five-year career, playing in 59 consecutive games since the 2006 season
* Started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2009

2009:
* At NE (9/14): Made Bills debut in start at C on the offensive line… provided critical lead blocks in screen passing game, including a RB Fred Jackson 3rd-and-15 conversion in the fourth quarter and 10-yard touchdown catch and go on the same series
* Vs. TB (9/20): Started second consecutive game at C… blocked for RB Fred Jackson’s 163-yard rushing performance
* At NYJ (10/18): Appeared in his 60th career game, making sixth start of the season at C… part of an offensive line that set a new season-low of 1.0 sack allowed
* Vs. HOU (11/1): Made 35th career start
* Vs. MIA (11/29): Started at center, providing blocking for 336 total net yards
* At KC (12/3): Mad his 40th start of his career, including 13th of the season at center… part of an offensive line that blocked for a 200-yard rushing performance
* Vs. IND (1/3): Started at C in his 70th career game… part of an offensive line that blocked for RB Fred Jackson’s 212-yard rushing performance, the team’s first 200+ yard rusher since Thurman Thomas (9/24/90)… also held Indianapolis’ defense to zero sacks.

COLLEGE:

Started 36 consecutive games at offensive tackle and center for Texas A&M… earned first-team All-Big 12 honors as selected by The Associated Press… selected to the Hula Bowl… part of an offensive line that helped team average 438.5 yards per game and 6.4 yards per play as a senior, marking the second-highest average in school history… named Co-MVP of an offensive line as a junior that led the way for A&M’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 1998… tabbed an All-Big 12 third-teach choice after a sophomore campaign and starting all 12 games at center… part of a line that produced a record-setting performance by quarterback Dustin Long (2,965 yards passing) and Reggie McNeal (25 touchdowns)… saw limited action in backup role at center and on special teams as a freshman… redshirted as a true freshman. Majored in business administration.

PERSONAL:

Attended New Braunfels (New Braunfels, TX) High School… student and letterman in football… helped lead his team to two state playoff appearances… as a senior, was a first-team All-District choice and second-team All-State selection.

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