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Jason Avant
WR #81
Height:
6-0
Weight:
210
Age:
31
College:
Michigan
Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
19
YDS
185
AVG
9.7
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 316 3,831 12.1 58 13 1 1 1 1 0 6 4
2014 CAR 7 0 19 185 9.7 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 13 38 447 11.8 31 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 PHI 14 6 53 648 12.2 39 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2011 PHI 16 7 52 679 13.1 35 1 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2010 PHI 16 3 51 573 11.2 34 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PHI 16 9 41 587 14.3 58 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2008 PHI 15 6 32 377 11.8 31 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 PHI 15 5 23 267 11.6 31 2 1 1 1 1 0 -- --
2006 PHI 8 3 7 68 9.7 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @TB W 20-14 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DET W 24-7 5 54 10.8 21 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT L 19-37 2 12 6 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @BAL L 10-38 2 24 12 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 CHI W 31-24 2 42 21 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @CIN L 37-37 5 47 9.4 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @GB L 17-38 2 6 3 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (4/8/14)...Released by Philadelphia (3/4/14)...Selected in the fourth round (109th overall) of the NFL Draft by Philadelphia (4/30/06).

GP/GS
Career (116/52) [8/4]; 2013 (16/13) [1/1]; 2012 (14/6); 2011 (16/7); 2010 (16/3) [1/0]; 2009 (16/9) [1/1]; 2008 (15/6) [3/2]; 2007 (15/5); 2006 (8/3) [2/0].

2013
Played in 16 games with a career-high 13 starts for Philadelphia...Logged 38 receptions for 447 yards and two touchdowns...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Wild Card versus New Orleans (1/4)...Notched five catches for 21 yards...Vs. Kansas City (9/19): Generated season highs of five receptions and 87 receiving yards with a 22-yard touchdown...At Minnesota (12/15): Found the end zone on a 16-yard catch.

2012
Played in 14 games with six starts and was inactive for two games for Philadelphia...Collected a career-high 53 catches for 648 yards...Marked third consecutive season with more than 50 receptions and fourth consecutive season with more than 500 receiving yards...Accounted for two special teams tackles....Five of six starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Started in place of an injured Jeremy Maclin at Arizona (9/23)...Inactive with a hamstring injury at Washington (11/18) and versus Carolina (11/26)...At Tampa Bay (12/9): Surpassed 100 yards receiving for fifth time in career with 133 yards on seven catches...Outing included a season-long 39-yard reception to set up a touchdown in the first half and clutch 22-yard catch on fourth down in the final seconds to put the Eagles in position for the game-winning score...Vs. Washington (12/23): Caught a season-high eight passes for 70 yards.

2011
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Philadelphia...Compiled a career-high 679 yards and one touchdown on 52 receptions...Converted 15-of-17 third-down catches for a first down...Made one special teams tackle...All seven starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...At Buffalo (10/9): Established a career high with nine receptions for 139 yards...Represented third career 100-yard receiving game...Vs. New England (11/27): Exceeded 100 yards receiving for fourth time in career, racking up 110 yards on eight catches with a one-yard touchdown...At Miami (12/11): Seized 200th career reception...Became the 24th player in Eagles history to reach the 200-catch plateau.

2010
Played in 16 games with three starts for Philadelphia...Recorded 51 catches for 573 yards and one touchdown...Contributed two special teams tackles...Started when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers versus Green Bay (9/12) and at Detroit (9/19) and in place of an injured DeSean Jackson at Tennessee (10/24)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus Green Bay (1/9)...Led the Eagles with seven receptions for 93 yards and one touchdown, scoring on a 24-yard catch...At Washington (11/15): Got open in the back of the end zone for a three-yard touchdown reception...Vs. New York Giants (11/21): Hauled in a two-point conversion pass...At Chicago (11/28): Accumulated season highs of eight catches and 83 receiving yards.

2009
Played in 16 games with nine starts for Philadelphia...Posted 41 receptions for 587 yards and a career-high three touchdowns...Responsible for two special teams tackles...Made eight of nine starts when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Started in place of an injured DeSean Jackson at Atlanta (12/6)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Wild Card at Dallas (1/9)...Had two catches for 32 yards...Vs. New Orleans (9/20): Snared a three-yard touchdown reception among seven catches for 79 yards...At San Diego (11/15): Amassed a career-high 156 yards on a season-high eight receptions...Career-long 58-yard catch set up a field goal...Marked second career 100-yard receiving performance...At Chicago (11/22): Turned a wide receiver screen into a 13-yard touchdown...At New York Giants (12/13): Reeled in a two-point conversion pass...Vs. Denver (12/27): Snagged a 15-yard touchdown reception.

2008
Played in 15 games with six starts and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Registered 32 catches for 377 yards and two touchdowns...Added three special teams tackles...All six starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Inactive with a strained trapezius muscle at Seattle (11/2)...POSTSEASON: Played in three games with two starts...Totaled 11 receptions for 113 yards...Vs. New York Giants (11/9): Ran a slant for a 10-yard touchdown...Vs. Arizona (11/27): Corralled an eight-yard touchdown catch...Vs. Cleveland (12/15): Produced first career 100-yard receiving effort with 101 yards on a season-high five receptions.

2007
Played in 15 games with five starts and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Notched 23 receptions for 267 yards and two touchdowns...Rushed once for one yard...Finished fourth on the team with 13 special teams tackles...All five starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Inactive with a groin injury versus Dallas (11/4)...At Green Bay (9/9): Hauled in a nine-yard touchdown pass...Vs. Miami (11/18): Only catch went for a four-yard touchdown.

2006
Drafted in the fourth round (109th overall) by Philadelphia...Played in eight games with three starts and was inactive for eight games...Caught seven passes for 68 yards and one touchdown...Gathered six special teams tackles...All three starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...POSTSEASON: Played in two games...Tallied two special teams tackles...Vs. Dallas (10/8): Made first NFL start...At New Orleans (10/15): Grabbed first career reception for seven yards...Vs. Atlanta (12/31): Scored first career touchdown on a five-yard catch from quarterback A.J. Feeley.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games at Michigan...Finished career third in school history with 169 receptions for 2,247 yards and 13 touchdowns...Two-time Biletnikoff Award candidate  as the nation's top receiver...Three-time All-Big Ten Conference choice...2005 (Sr.): First-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Played in 12 games...Led the Wolverines with 82 catches for 1,007 yards and eight touchdowns...2004 (Jr.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference choice...Played in 11 games...Ranked second on the team with 38 receptions for 447 yards and three touchdowns...2003 (So.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Played in 12 games...Compiled a team-leading 16.4-yard average per catch on 47 catches for 772 yards and two touchdowns...2002 (Fr.): Played in 12 games...Caught two passes for 21 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Carver HS in Chicago, Ill....Graduated from Michigan with a degree in sociology.
TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (4/8/14)...Released by Philadelphia (3/4/14)...Selected in the fourth round (109th overall) of the NFL Draft by Philadelphia (4/30/06).

GP/GS
Career (116/52) [8/4]; 2013 (16/13) [1/1]; 2012 (14/6); 2011 (16/7); 2010 (16/3) [1/0]; 2009 (16/9) [1/1]; 2008 (15/6) [3/2]; 2007 (15/5); 2006 (8/3) [2/0].

2013
Played in 16 games with a career-high 13 starts for Philadelphia...Logged 38 receptions for 447 yards and two touchdowns...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Wild Card versus New Orleans (1/4)...Notched five catches for 21 yards...Vs. Kansas City (9/19): Generated season highs of five receptions and 87 receiving yards with a 22-yard touchdown...At Minnesota (12/15): Found the end zone on a 16-yard catch.

2012
Played in 14 games with six starts and was inactive for two games for Philadelphia...Collected a career-high 53 catches for 648 yards...Marked third consecutive season with more than 50 receptions and fourth consecutive season with more than 500 receiving yards...Accounted for two special teams tackles....Five of six starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Started in place of an injured Jeremy Maclin at Arizona (9/23)...Inactive with a hamstring injury at Washington (11/18) and versus Carolina (11/26)...At Tampa Bay (12/9): Surpassed 100 yards receiving for fifth time in career with 133 yards on seven catches...Outing included a season-long 39-yard reception to set up a touchdown in the first half and clutch 22-yard catch on fourth down in the final seconds to put the Eagles in position for the game-winning score...Vs. Washington (12/23): Caught a season-high eight passes for 70 yards.

2011
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Philadelphia...Compiled a career-high 679 yards and one touchdown on 52 receptions...Converted 15-of-17 third-down catches for a first down...Made one special teams tackle...All seven starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...At Buffalo (10/9): Established a career high with nine receptions for 139 yards...Represented third career 100-yard receiving game...Vs. New England (11/27): Exceeded 100 yards receiving for fourth time in career, racking up 110 yards on eight catches with a one-yard touchdown...At Miami (12/11): Seized 200th career reception...Became the 24th player in Eagles history to reach the 200-catch plateau.

2010
Played in 16 games with three starts for Philadelphia...Recorded 51 catches for 573 yards and one touchdown...Contributed two special teams tackles...Started when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers versus Green Bay (9/12) and at Detroit (9/19) and in place of an injured DeSean Jackson at Tennessee (10/24)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus Green Bay (1/9)...Led the Eagles with seven receptions for 93 yards and one touchdown, scoring on a 24-yard catch...At Washington (11/15): Got open in the back of the end zone for a three-yard touchdown reception...Vs. New York Giants (11/21): Hauled in a two-point conversion pass...At Chicago (11/28): Accumulated season highs of eight catches and 83 receiving yards.

2009
Played in 16 games with nine starts for Philadelphia...Posted 41 receptions for 587 yards and a career-high three touchdowns...Responsible for two special teams tackles...Made eight of nine starts when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Started in place of an injured DeSean Jackson at Atlanta (12/6)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Wild Card at Dallas (1/9)...Had two catches for 32 yards...Vs. New Orleans (9/20): Snared a three-yard touchdown reception among seven catches for 79 yards...At San Diego (11/15): Amassed a career-high 156 yards on a season-high eight receptions...Career-long 58-yard catch set up a field goal...Marked second career 100-yard receiving performance...At Chicago (11/22): Turned a wide receiver screen into a 13-yard touchdown...At New York Giants (12/13): Reeled in a two-point conversion pass...Vs. Denver (12/27): Snagged a 15-yard touchdown reception.

2008
Played in 15 games with six starts and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Registered 32 catches for 377 yards and two touchdowns...Added three special teams tackles...All six starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Inactive with a strained trapezius muscle at Seattle (11/2)...POSTSEASON: Played in three games with two starts...Totaled 11 receptions for 113 yards...Vs. New York Giants (11/9): Ran a slant for a 10-yard touchdown...Vs. Arizona (11/27): Corralled an eight-yard touchdown catch...Vs. Cleveland (12/15): Produced first career 100-yard receiving effort with 101 yards on a season-high five receptions.

2007
Played in 15 games with five starts and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Notched 23 receptions for 267 yards and two touchdowns...Rushed once for one yard...Finished fourth on the team with 13 special teams tackles...All five starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...Inactive with a groin injury versus Dallas (11/4)...At Green Bay (9/9): Hauled in a nine-yard touchdown pass...Vs. Miami (11/18): Only catch went for a four-yard touchdown.

2006
Drafted in the fourth round (109th overall) by Philadelphia...Played in eight games with three starts and was inactive for eight games...Caught seven passes for 68 yards and one touchdown...Gathered six special teams tackles...All three starts came when the Eagles opened with three wide receivers...POSTSEASON: Played in two games...Tallied two special teams tackles...Vs. Dallas (10/8): Made first NFL start...At New Orleans (10/15): Grabbed first career reception for seven yards...Vs. Atlanta (12/31): Scored first career touchdown on a five-yard catch from quarterback A.J. Feeley.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games at Michigan...Finished career third in school history with 169 receptions for 2,247 yards and 13 touchdowns...Two-time Biletnikoff Award candidate  as the nation's top receiver...Three-time All-Big Ten Conference choice...2005 (Sr.): First-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Played in 12 games...Led the Wolverines with 82 catches for 1,007 yards and eight touchdowns...2004 (Jr.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference choice...Played in 11 games...Ranked second on the team with 38 receptions for 447 yards and three touchdowns...2003 (So.): Second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection...Played in 12 games...Compiled a team-leading 16.4-yard average per catch on 47 catches for 772 yards and two touchdowns...2002 (Fr.): Played in 12 games...Caught two passes for 21 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Carver HS in Chicago, Ill....Graduated from Michigan with a degree in sociology.
 

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