Jake Tonges

American football player (born 1999)

American football player
Jake Tonges
No. 88 – San Francisco 49ers
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1999-07-08) July 8, 1999 (age 24)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Los Gatos
College:California
Undrafted:2022
Career history
  • Chicago Bears (2022)
  • San Francisco 49ers (2023–present)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Player stats at PFR

Jake Tonges (born July 8, 1999) is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California.

College career

Tonges was a member of the California Golden Bears for five seasons, redshirting his true freshman year. As a redshirt senior, he caught 22 passes for 278 yards and two touchdowns.[1] Tonges finished his collegiate career with 47 receptions for 620 yards and four touchdowns.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 4+38 in
(1.94 m)
240 lb
(109 kg)
32+34 in
(0.83 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.77 s 1.62 s 2.72 s 4.45 s 7.09 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 0 in
(3.05 m)
17 reps
All values from Pro Day[3]

Chicago Bears

Tonges signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2022.[4] He made the Bears' initial 53-man roster out of training camp.[5] He was waived on November 10, 2022, and re-signed to the practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract on January 9, 2023.[6] He was waived on August 8, 2023,[7] and placed on injured reserve.[8] He was released on August 17.[9]

San Francisco 49ers

On September 27, 2023, Tonges signed with the San Francisco 49ers practice squad.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract on February 13, 2024.[11]

References

  1. ^ Curtis, Jake (January 7, 2022). "Cal TE Jake Tonges Declares for 2022 NFL Draft". SI.com. Retrieved August 31, 2022.
  2. ^ Barbieri, Alyssa (July 8, 2022). "Bears 2022 training camp preview: Tight ends". Bears Wire. USA Today. Retrieved August 30, 2022.
  3. ^ "2022 NFL Draft Scout Jake Tonges College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved April 10, 2023.
  4. ^ Kane, Colleen (May 1, 2022). "Chicago Bears undrafted free-agent tracker: A complete list of UDFA signings and rookie minicamp tryouts". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 30, 2022.
  5. ^ Shapiro, Alex (August 30, 2022). "How Tonges' offensive versatility helped him land on roster". NBC Sports Chicago. Retrieved August 31, 2022.
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 9, 2023). "Roster Moves: Bears sign 7 to 2023 reserve/future contracts". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved March 12, 2023.
  7. ^ Alper, Josh (August 8, 2023). "Bears sign TE Lachlan Pitts and LB Barrington Wade". NBC Sports. Retrieved February 20, 2024.
  8. ^ "Bears' Jake Tonges: Moves to injured reserve". www.cbssports.com. Retrieved August 13, 2023.
  9. ^ Curtis, Jake. "Chicago Bears Waive Ex-Cal TE Jake Tonges". FanNation. Retrieved September 29, 2023.
  10. ^ "49ers Sign Three Players to the Team's Practice Squad". 49ers.com. Retrieved September 29, 2023.
  11. ^ "San Francisco 49ers Sign Nine Free Agents". 49ers.com. February 13, 2024. Retrieved February 13, 2024.

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  • California Golden Bears bio
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