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Jake O'Connell

Jake O'Connell - #85 - TE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 11/06/1985
Birthplace Naples, FL
College Miami (OH)
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 7th round, 28th pick by Chiefs

Chiefs re-sign Becht, cut O'Connell

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday that they have re-signed TE Anthony Becht and waived TE Jake O'Connell.


Posted Sept. 28, 2011
The tight end carousel in Kansas City is still spinning. The Chiefs have re-signed Jake O'Connell and released Anthony Becht. The team made the announcement early Wednesday.||||||| O'Connell was waived by the Chiefs on Sept. 16, when the team brought back Becht. He had been released after signing late in training camp to provide depth following a season-ending knee injury to starting tight end Tony Moeaki. O'Connell has appeared in 20 games with four starts over parts of three seasons with the Chiefs. The former seventh-round pick has six catches for 53 yards in his career.
Posted June 26, 2009
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with O'Connell, one of the team's three seventh-round draft picks.||||||| O'Connell played 41 games at Miami of Ohio, catching 46 passes for 453 yards and four touchdowns, including 25 catches for 258 yards last season. O'Connell, the 237th overall pick, is the third of Kansas City's eight draft picks to sign, joining kicker Ryan Succop and offensive tackle Colin Brown.