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Legedu Naanee
WR #17
Height:
6-2
Weight:
220
College:
Boise State
Hometown:
Portland, Ore.
Experience:
5
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 73 108 1,232 11.4 16.9 59 4 14 1 62 2
2012 MIA 4 1 19 19 4.8 19 0 0 0 0 1
2011 CAR 15 44 467 10.6 31.1 28 1 5 0 20 0
2010 SD 10 23 371 16.1 37.1 59T 1 5 1 20 1
2009 SD 15 24 242 10.1 16.1 23 2 3 0 14 0
2008 SD 16 8 64 8 4 18 0 0 0 4 0
2007 SD 13 8 69 8.6 5.3 22 0 1 0 4 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 73 6 0.1 5 0.8 0.1 0 10 1 16.7 0 0 0
2012 MIA 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 10 3 0.3 -2 -0.7 -0.2 0 5 0 -- 0 0 0
2009 SD 15 3 0.2 7 2.3 0.5 0 10 1 33.3 0 0 0
2008 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 73 2 2 100 0 48 24 0.7 0 -- 0 -- 27 2 0 0 0 118.8
2012 MIA 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 15 1 1 100 0.1 27 27 1.8 0 -- 0 -- 27 1 0 0 0 118.8
2010 SD 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 15 1 1 100 0.1 21 21 1.4 0 -- 0 -- 21 1 0 0 0 118.8
2008 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 73 27 22 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 MIA 4 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 10 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 15 5 3 2 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 10 9 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 13 2 0 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 73 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 MIA 4 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2011 CAR 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 SD 10 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2009 SD 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2008 SD 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 SD 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured left foot by Carolina (12/30/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (8/6/11)...Selected in the fifth round (172nd overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego (4/29/07).

GP/GS
Career (69/20) [6/0]; 2011 (15/10); 2010 (10/9); 2009 (15/1) [1/0]; 2008 (16/0) [2/0]; 2007 (13/0) [3/0].

2011
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (8/6)...Played in 15 games with a career-high 10 starts...Suffered a broken left foot versus Tampa Bay (12/24) and was placed on injured reserve (12/30)...Totaled a career-high 44 catches for 467 yards and one touchdown...Vs. Tennessee (11/13): Hauled in a single-game career high eight receptions for a season-high 75 yards...At Tampa Bay (12/4): Completed a 27-yard pass to quarterback Cam Newton on a double pass play in the first quarter, first catching a lateral from Newton and then lofting the ball downfield to Newton...Scored on a 19-yard touchdown pass from Newton in the second quarter.

2010
Played in 10 games with nine starts for San Diego...Recorded 23 catches for 371 yards and one touchdown...Rushed three times for minus two yards...Added one special teams tackle...Inactive for six games with an injured hamstring...At Kansas City (9/13): Produced a single-game career high 110 yards receiving on five receptions...Marked first career 100-yard receiving effort...Hauled in a career-long 59-yard touchdown catch, the Chargers' longest offensive play of the season...At Seattle (9/26): Caught a two-point conversion pass...At Oakland (10/10): Suffered a hamstring injury in the first half, which caused him to miss the next five games...Vs. Oakland (12/5): Re-injured hamstring and was inactive versus Kansas City (12/12).

2009
Played in 15 games with one start for San Diego...Posted 24 receptions for 242 yards and two touchdowns...Gained seven yards rushing on three attempts...Completed one pass for 21 yards...Notched four special teams tackles...Inactive with a foot injury versus Washington (1/3)...POSTSEASON: Saw action in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/17)...At New York Giants (11/8): Made first NFL start as the Chargers opened with three wide receivers...Vs. Philadelphia (11/15): Snagged first career regular season touchdown on a 20-yard reception...At Denver (11/22): Corralled a two-yard scoring strike in the middle of the end zone...Recovered an onside kick by the Broncos that the Chargers converted into a touchdown...At Cleveland (12/6): Connected on a 21-yard completion to running back LaDainian Tomlinson on a double pass play, first catching a backward pass from quarterback Philip Rivers and then throwing downfield to Tomlinson.

2008
Played in 16 games...Registered eight catches for 64 yards...Logged 10 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Appeared in both games...Collected two receptions for 19 yards and one touchdown...Contributed two special teams tackles...At Denver (9/14): On the receiving end of a two-point conversion pass...AFC Divisional Playoff at Pittsburgh (1/11): Scored first career touchdown on a four-yard pass from quarterback Philip Rivers in the fourth quarter.

2007
Drafted in the fifth round (172nd overall) by San Diego...Played in 13 games and was inactive for three games...Tallied eight receptions for 69 yards...Accounted for one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in all three games...Had one catch for 27 yards...Finished second on the team during the playoffs with four special teams tackles...AFC Divisional Playoff at Indianapolis (1/13): Set up the game-winning touchdown with a 27-yard reception on a screen pass.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games with 15 starts at Boise State...Moved to wide receiver in 2004 after beginning career at quarterback...Totaled 74 catches for 1,073 yards and 12 touchdowns...Rushed 18 times for 198 yards...2006 (Sr.): First-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection...Played in 13 games with two starts...Posted 35 receptions for 541 yards...Led the Broncos with six receiving touchdowns...2005 (Jr.): Started 13 games...Tied for second on the team with 34 catches for 483 yards...Ranked first on the team with six receiving touchdowns...2004 (So.): Played in nine games...Served as the team's backup quarterback...Spent time at tight end and wide receiver late in the season...Recorded four receptions for 45 yards...2003 (Fr.): Played in 12 games on special teams and as backup quarterback...Completed one-of-five passes for 27 yards with one interception...Caught one pass for four yards...2002: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Franklin HS in Portland, Ore....Graduated with a degree in business management from Boise State...First name means “good is coming” in Nigerian...Name is pronounced LEG-a-doo Nah-NAY.

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured left foot by Carolina (12/30/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (8/6/11)...Selected in the fifth round (172nd overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego (4/29/07).

GP/GS
Career (69/20) [6/0]; 2011 (15/10); 2010 (10/9); 2009 (15/1) [1/0]; 2008 (16/0) [2/0]; 2007 (13/0) [3/0].

2011
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (8/6)...Played in 15 games with a career-high 10 starts...Suffered a broken left foot versus Tampa Bay (12/24) and was placed on injured reserve (12/30)...Totaled a career-high 44 catches for 467 yards and one touchdown...Vs. Tennessee (11/13): Hauled in a single-game career high eight receptions for a season-high 75 yards...At Tampa Bay (12/4): Completed a 27-yard pass to quarterback Cam Newton on a double pass play in the first quarter, first catching a lateral from Newton and then lofting the ball downfield to Newton...Scored on a 19-yard touchdown pass from Newton in the second quarter.

2010
Played in 10 games with nine starts for San Diego...Recorded 23 catches for 371 yards and one touchdown...Rushed three times for minus two yards...Added one special teams tackle...Inactive for six games with an injured hamstring...At Kansas City (9/13): Produced a single-game career high 110 yards receiving on five receptions...Marked first career 100-yard receiving effort...Hauled in a career-long 59-yard touchdown catch, the Chargers' longest offensive play of the season...At Seattle (9/26): Caught a two-point conversion pass...At Oakland (10/10): Suffered a hamstring injury in the first half, which caused him to miss the next five games...Vs. Oakland (12/5): Re-injured hamstring and was inactive versus Kansas City (12/12).

2009
Played in 15 games with one start for San Diego...Posted 24 receptions for 242 yards and two touchdowns...Gained seven yards rushing on three attempts...Completed one pass for 21 yards...Notched four special teams tackles...Inactive with a foot injury versus Washington (1/3)...POSTSEASON: Saw action in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/17)...At New York Giants (11/8): Made first NFL start as the Chargers opened with three wide receivers...Vs. Philadelphia (11/15): Snagged first career regular season touchdown on a 20-yard reception...At Denver (11/22): Corralled a two-yard scoring strike in the middle of the end zone...Recovered an onside kick by the Broncos that the Chargers converted into a touchdown...At Cleveland (12/6): Connected on a 21-yard completion to running back LaDainian Tomlinson on a double pass play, first catching a backward pass from quarterback Philip Rivers and then throwing downfield to Tomlinson.

2008
Played in 16 games...Registered eight catches for 64 yards...Logged 10 special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Appeared in both games...Collected two receptions for 19 yards and one touchdown...Contributed two special teams tackles...At Denver (9/14): On the receiving end of a two-point conversion pass...AFC Divisional Playoff at Pittsburgh (1/11): Scored first career touchdown on a four-yard pass from quarterback Philip Rivers in the fourth quarter.

2007
Drafted in the fifth round (172nd overall) by San Diego...Played in 13 games and was inactive for three games...Tallied eight receptions for 69 yards...Accounted for one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in all three games...Had one catch for 27 yards...Finished second on the team during the playoffs with four special teams tackles...AFC Divisional Playoff at Indianapolis (1/13): Set up the game-winning touchdown with a 27-yard reception on a screen pass.

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games with 15 starts at Boise State...Moved to wide receiver in 2004 after beginning career at quarterback...Totaled 74 catches for 1,073 yards and 12 touchdowns...Rushed 18 times for 198 yards...2006 (Sr.): First-team All-Western Athletic Conference selection...Played in 13 games with two starts...Posted 35 receptions for 541 yards...Led the Broncos with six receiving touchdowns...2005 (Jr.): Started 13 games...Tied for second on the team with 34 catches for 483 yards...Ranked first on the team with six receiving touchdowns...2004 (So.): Played in nine games...Served as the team's backup quarterback...Spent time at tight end and wide receiver late in the season...Recorded four receptions for 45 yards...2003 (Fr.): Played in 12 games on special teams and as backup quarterback...Completed one-of-five passes for 27 yards with one interception...Caught one pass for four yards...2002: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Franklin HS in Portland, Ore....Graduated with a degree in business management from Boise State...First name means “good is coming” in Nigerian...Name is pronounced LEG-a-doo Nah-NAY.

 

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  • PANTHERS-BUCCANEERS Legedu Naanee

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    El wide receiver de los Panthers de Carolina Legedu Naanee (17) festeja una anotaci��n contra los Buccaneers de Tampa Bay, el domingo 4 de diciembre de 2011, en Tampa, Florida. (Foto AP/Brian Blanco)
  • Panthers Buccaneers Football Legedu Naanee, Mason Foster, E.J. Biggers, Sean Jones

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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Legedu Naanee (17) pulls in a 19-yard touchdown pass while being covered by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defenders middle linebacker Mason Foster (59), defensive back E.J. Biggers (31) and strong safety Sean Jones (26) during the second quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
  • Panthers Falcons Football Legedu Naanee, Thomas DeCoud

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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Legedu Naanee, right, catches the ball as Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Panthers Bears Football Tim Jennings, Legedu Naanee

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    Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) misses an interception on a pass intended for Carolina Panthers wide receiver Legedu Naanee in the second half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. The Bears won 34-29. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)