PLAYER
Jared Abbrederis
WR #10
Height:
6-1
Weight:
195
Age:
26
College:
Wisconsin
Hometown:
Wautoma, WI
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
1
YDS
8
AVG
8
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 10 119 11.9 32 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2016 GB 5 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 GB 10 0 9 111 12.3 32 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0

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Biography

Signed with the Lions to a Reserve/Future contract following the conclusion of the 2016 regular season. Entered the League as a fourth round draft pick out of Wisconsin in 2014.  Spent time on the Packers practice squad before appearing in 15 games from 2015-16. Recorded 10 receptions for 119 yards.
MANE FACTS
  • Pronunciation: ab-bruh-DAIR-is

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the Reserve/Future List on January 9, 2017.
  • Released by the Packers from Reserve/Injured on October 27, 2016.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on October 24, 2016.
  • Signed by the Packers to the active roster on October 3, 2015.
  • Signed by the Packers to the practice squad on September 8, 2015.
  • Released by the Packers on September 5, 2015.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on August 26, 2014.
  • Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round (176th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

PRO
Signed with the Lions to a Reserve/Future contract following the conclusion of the 2016 regular season. Entered the League as a fourth round draft pick out of Wisconsin in 2014.  Spent time on the Packers practice squad before appearing in 15 games from 2015-16. Recorded 10 receptions for 119 yards.

2016: Played in five games with one reception for eight yards before being placed on Reserve/Injured (quadriceps) and released by Green Bay on October 27, 2016.

2015: Played in 10 games after spending the first three weeks on the team’s practice squad. Finished with nine receptions for 111 yards (12.3 avg) and returned two kickoffs for 52 yards (26.0 avg.).

  • Appeared in both playoff games with one start. Totaled six receptions for 69 yards.
  • Made his NFL debut on the final play of the game against the San Diego Chargers (10/18).
  • Recorded the first catches of his career against the Lions, finishing with a career-high four receptions for a career-best 57 yards (11/15).

2014: Spent the entire season on Reserve/Injured.

COLLEGE
Began his career as a walk-on at Wisconsin and served as a spread quarterback on the scout team in 2009 before making the switch to wide receiver. Was awarded a scholarship after his sophomore season in January 2012. Played in 53 games (39 starts) and finished his career tied for the school record for receptions (202). Finished his senior season (2013) with a school-record 78 receptions, 1,081 yards and seven touchdowns.

  • Recorded just the fourth 1,000-yard receiving season in Badgers history in 2013.
  • Finished his Wisconsin career ranked second all-time in Wisconsin receiving yards (3,140) and touchdown receptions (23).
  • Set a school record for career kickoff return average (25.8).
  • Ranks fifth all-time in career punt return average (10.7).
  • Won the 2013 Burlsworth Trophy, which is given to the nation’s top player who began his career as a walk-on.

PERSONAL
Earned First-Team all-state honors as a quarterback after leading Wautoma (Wis.) High School to the WIAA Division 4 state championship.

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  • Abbrederis on WR competition

    Posted Aug 5, 2017

    WR Jared Abbrederis compares what it was like for him to compete against seven or eight receivers in Green Bay to his training camp experience with Lions.

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