Tiquan Underwood life and biography

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Tiquan Underwood biography

Date of birth : 1987-02-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : North Brunswick, New Jersey
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-09
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Tiquan Underwood is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

Young, quick receiver will compete for a roster spot … Played in three games as a rookie after being selected in the seventh round with one of two compensatory picks … Four-year letterman at Rutgers where he recorded 132 career receptions … First Rutgers played drafted by the Jaguars …

Appeared in three games, mainly on special teams, and was inactive for 10 … Saw first NFL action on 9/27 at HOU and returned two kickoffs for 19.0-yard average …Also saw action on 10/11 at SEA and 11/29 at SF.


Started 32 of 49 games in four seasons … Totaled 132 receptions for 1,931 yards (14.6 avg.) with 16 TDs … Also saw action as a return specialist and amassed 2,887 all-purpose yards … One of only three players in Rutgers history to record 1,000-yard receiving season … Had 28 receptions for 20-plus yards … Tied for third on school’s all-time list for TDs … Finished with seven 100-yard receiving games, tied for second in school history … Played in all 13 games as a senior and finished with 40 receptions for 494 yards and five TDs … Team captain … Averaged 18.7 yards on 18 kickoff returns … 34 of his 40 receptions resulted in first downs … Finished with 901 all-purpose yards on 59 total touches … Member of the AFCA “Good Works” team for outstanding work in the community … Received the Loyal Knight Award, honoring the player whose character and dedication have proved resilient in his pursuit of excellence … Started all 13 games as a junior and led team with a career-high 65 receptions for 1,100 yards (16.9 avg.) along with seven TDs … Teamed up with Tennessee 2009 first-round pick Kenny Britt (1,232) to become first tandem in Big East history to post 1,000-plus receiving yards in the same season … Had six 100-yard receiving games, third in Big East history behind Larry Fitzgerald of Pittsburgh (10, 2003) and Marvin Harrison of Syracuse (7, 1995) … Earned third-team consensus All-America honors and first-team All-Big East Conference … Of 65 receptions, 55 resulted in first downs (84.6 pct.), tops among the nation’s receivers … Began season with four consecutive 100-yard receiving games … Registered 248 yards and two TDs on 10 receptions against Buffalo, the most receiving yards in school history and second-most in Big East history … Played in 12 games as a sophomore with eight starts at flanker … Finished fourth on the team with 23 receptions for 290 yards (12.6 avg.) and led the team with four TDs … Appeared in 11 games as a freshman and finished with four receptions for 47 yards … Led Big East and ranked 19th in the nation, averaging 27.1 yards on 11 kickoff returns for 298 yards … Earned degree in sociology.


Single … Resides in Clayton, New Jersey … Attended Notre Dame High in Lawrenceville, N.J. … Played WR as a sophomore and senior and QB as a junior … Totaled 17 receptions for 400 yards with five TDs in the team’s first two games as a senior before an injury in the third contest sidelined him for the season … Was 70 of 103 passing for 1,144 yards and 16 TDs as a junior QB … Had 35 receptions for 606 yards and 10 TDs as a sophomore … Started at point guard on the school’s basketball team as a sophomore and junior and led the team in scoring … Also competed in hurdles and triple jump for outdoor track team where he set the state record for sophomores and juniors in the triple jump … Name pronounced tie-KWAHN … Participated in 2009 Hometown Huddle … Visited Clara White Mission and served lunch to homeless … Hosted several members of the Wounded Warrior Project at the stadium … Full name: Tiquan Underwood.

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