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Jacob Tamme biography

Date of birth : 1985-03-15
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Danville, Kentucky
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-27
Credited as : Football player NFL, tight end for the Colts, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Jacob Tamme is an American football tight end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League

2010: Appeared in 14 games, starting five at TE and one at H-B…had one special teams tackle vs. NY Giants 9/19…had two special teams tackles at Denver 9/26 and vs. Kansas City 10/10…was 6-64, 1 TD receiving in start at H-B vs. Houston 11/1…was 11-108, 1 TD receiving at Philadelphia…receptions tied for third-most in single game by TE in franchise history…was 7-73 receiving vs. Cincinnati 11/14…was 7-60 receiving in start at TE at New England 11/21…was 7-64, 1 TD receiving in start at TE vs. San Diego 11/28…was 4-47 receiving in start at TE vs. Dallas 12/5…was 4-36 receiving in start at TE at Tennessee 12/9…was 7-34 receiving in start at TE vs. Jacksonville 12/19.

2009: Appeared in 16 games, starting one at TE at Buffalo 1/3…was 3-35 receiving…also had 13 special teams tackles…was 1-6 vs. Jacksonville 9/13…was 1-8 and had career-high three special teams tackles at Jacksonville 12/17…had two special teams tackles vs. Seattle 10/4 and at St. Louis 10/25…was 1-21 and had one special teams tackle in start at Buffalo. POST-SEASON: Saw action on special teams vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs, vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game and vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…had three special teams tackles…had two special teams tackles vs. NYJ and one stop vs. New Orleans.

2008: Appeared in 12 games as reserve TE and special teamer…was inactive at Minnesota 9/14, vs. Jacksonville 9/21, at Houston 10/5 and at Tennessee 10/27…was 3-12 receiving and had two solo special teams tackles…was 1-6 vs. Chicago 9/7 and 2-6 vs. Tennessee 12/28…was 1-11 KOR at Cleveland 11/30. POST-SEASON: Saw action on special teams in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3.


Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter who opened 37 of 48 career games…was 133-1,417, 11 TDs receiving…133 receptions ranks 1st in school history and 2nd in SEC history among TEs, while receptions total ranks 5th overall in school history...also holds school record for receiving yards among TEs…started 13 games at TE as senior…was consensus All-SEC First-Team choice, becoming first TE in school history to earn honor twice in career…was 56-619, 6 TDs receiving, all career-best totals…had at least one reception in every game…was 9-104, 1 TD vs. Tennessee and 6-68, 1 TD vs. Florida…was named SEC Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year by league’s coaches…also was recipient of National Scholar-Athlete Award from National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame…won Bobby Bowden Award from Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a national honor recognizing a faith-based life and excellence in academics, community service and football…was 2007 Draddy Award finalist, recognizing an individual for combined academic success, football performance and exemplary community leadership…was voted Most Inspirational Offensive Player by teammates…selected to National Good Works Team and SEC Community Service Team…was Academic All-America choice by the College Sports Information Directors of America and three-time ESPN/COSIDA Academic all-district selection…was four-time member of SEC Academic Honor Roll…started 10 of 13 games at TE as junior…was 32-386, 2 TDs receiving to earn First-Team All-SEC honors…was 7-120 at Tennessee…started 10 of 11 games at TE as sophomore…was 29-251, 1 TD receiving and had two blocked punts on special teams…started four of 11 games as freshman…started three of 10 games at WR and was 4-55, 2 TDs in first career start at TE at Tennessee…was redshirted in 2003…graduated with degree in integrated strategic communications in three years.


Full name is Jacob Francis Tamme…born in Danville, Ky.…attended Boyle County High School…was WR and DB…totaled 97-1,866, 32 TDs as WR and had 23 interceptions and two TDs on defense for career…also was 25-15.8, 2 TDs PR...team won four consecutive state titles, earning 58-2 record during career…was named MVP of championship game as junior and senior…was 46-797, 13 TDs and First-Team all-state selection as senior…All-Southeast Region choice was finalist for Kentucky “Mr. Football” honors…was shortstop on baseball team and batted .475 as junior…played in East-West All-Star game for juniors…also was all-region choice in basketball…he and his wife, Allison, reside in Danville, Ky.

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