Player Profile and Personal Life

Evan Engram is an American football player. He is currently a tight end for the NFL team Jacksonville Jaguars. The New York Giants picked him during the 2017 NFL Draft.

Mackenzie Engram is his sister. She is a basketball player at the Bulldogs, the women’s team of the University of Georgia.

Career

Engram went to Hillgrove High School and played football there. In college, he had a record of 162 receptions for 2,320 yards and 15 career touchdowns. He earned the Cornely Trophy for his performance during his senior year.

Team 182 jacksonville jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars
Position Tight End
Height / weight 1.91 m / 109 kg
Born 2 Sep 1994
Nationality United States United States
Team History
182 jacksonville jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 2022 - present
188 new york giants New York Giants 2017 - 2021

He was drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft and was picked by the New York Giants during the first round. Engram signed a 4-year contract with the team, worth $1071 million, including a $5.93 million signing bonus.

He was tapped for the tight-end starting role in his rookie season and played in the season-opening versus the Dallas Cowboys. He finished the 2017 season with 64 receptions for 722 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns in 15 games and 11 starts.

In 2018, he ended the season with 45 receptions for 577 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. He played 11 games and missed a few weeks because of a foot injury and an MCL injury.

In the 2019 season, he made his first career 100-yards game in a game versus the Dallas Cowboys. He recorded 11 receptions, 1 touchdown, and 116 yards in this game, but his team lost. He was put on the injured reserve in the same season due to a foot injury. Engram finished with 44 catches for 467 yards and 3 touchdowns in 8 games.

The Giants continued with Engram through the fifth-year option of his contract. Engram was named to Pro Bowl this season. However, he notably struggled with 11 drops that led to 3 turnovers, costing the Giants a couple of touchdowns.

Engram missed two games at the start of the 2021 season because of a calf injury. This year was also hard for him, finishing only 46 receptions for 408 yards and 3 touchdowns throughout 15 games.

In 2022, he entered into a 1-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Career Highlights

  • 2020 – Pro Bowl
  • 2017 – PFWA All-Rookie Team
  • 2016 – First-team All-American
  • 2016 – Conerly Trophy
  • 2015 – Second-team All-SEC
  • 2014, 2016 – 2x First-team All-SEC

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