PLAYER
Andrew Turzilli
WR
Height:
6-4
Weight:
195
College:
Rutgers
Hometown:
Mesa, AZ
Experience:
2
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 3 2 25 12.5 8.3 18 0 0 0 1 0
2015 TEN 3 2 25 12.5 8.3 18 0 0 0 1 0
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Biography

Entered the League in 2015 when he signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Tennessee Titans. Recorded two catches for 25 yards in game action before joining the Lions.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronounced: tur-ZIH-lee

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions to the Reserve/Future List on January 9, 2017.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on December 20, 2016.
  • Released by the Titans on September 2, 2016.
  • Suspended four games for violating the NFL’s Policy on PEDs on April 8, 2016.
  • Signed by the Titans to the active roster on November 17, 2015.
  • Signed by the San Francisco 49ers to the practice squad on October 13, 2015.
  • Released by the Titans from Reserve/Injured on September 3, 2015.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured (ankle) on September 1, 2015.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 11, 2015.

PRO
Entered the League in 2015 when he signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Tennessee Titans. Recorded two catches for 25 yards in game action before joining the Lions.

2016: Spent the final two weeks of the 2016 season as a member of the Lions practice squad.

2015: Saw action in three games with the Titans.

  • Made his first-career reception at the New York Jets in Week 14 (12/13).

COLLEGE
Played in 24 games in his first three seasons as a Kansas Jayhawk where he totaled 27 receptions for 491 yards and two touchdowns before transferring to Rutgers for his senior season and being granted immediate eligibility.

2014: Appeared in 11 games (four starts) at Rutgers and finished second on the team with 347 receiving yards (34.7 yards per reception). Finished second on the team with four receiving touchdowns.

2013: Played in nine games (three starts) as a junior. Finished with seven receptions for 167 yards and a touchdown.

2012: Saw action in all 12 games (four starts). Hauled in 17 passes for 287 yards.

2011: Played in three games at Kansas as a redshirt freshman. Finished with three catches, 37 receiving yards and a touchdown.

2010: Redshirted his first season as Kansas.

PERSONAL
Attended Butler (N.J.) High School and was named all-state first team, All-Daily Record, all-conference, all-area and all-tri-state after his senior season.

  • Earned Academic All-Big 12 second team honors as a junior and sophomore at Kansas. Graduated with a degree in American labor studies from Kansas.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

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    Posted 12 hours ago

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  • Top 10 Defensive Plays

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 defensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

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    Posted Oct 20, 2017

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  • Top 10 Offensive Plays

    Posted Oct 19, 2017

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  • Inside look at player workouts and recovery

    Posted Oct 18, 2017

    Head strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. and team performance dietician Sarah Snyder take Tori Petry through a day in the life of post-game day recovery, presented by Kroger.

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