Jamaree Salyer

American football player (born 2000)

American football player
Jamaree Salyer
No. 68 – Los Angeles Chargers
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (2000-07-13) July 13, 2000 (age 24)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school:Pace
(Atlanta, Georgia)
College:Georgia (2018–2021)
NFL draft:2022 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Career history
  • Los Angeles Chargers (2022–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Games played:34
Games started:31
Player stats at PFR

Jamaree Tyreez Salyer (born July 13, 2000) is an American football guard for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia and was selected by the Chargers in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Early years

Salyer grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Pace Academy.[1] Salyer was rated a five-star recruit and committed to play college football at Georgia after considering offers from Alabama, Clemson, and Ohio State.[2]

College career

Salyer played in 13 games as a reserve offensive lineman in 13 during his freshman season.[3] He played in 13 games with two starts as a sophomore and started at right tackle in Georgia's 26-14 win over Baylor in the 2020 Sugar Bowl.[4] Salyer was named Georgia's starting left tackle going into his junior season after reporting to preseason training camp 30 pounds lighter than the previous season and putting together a strong performance.[5] He started all of the Bulldogs' regular season games at left tackle and started in the 2021 Peach Bowl at left guard.[6] After considering entering the 2021 NFL Draft, he decided to return to Georgia for his senior season.[7] On January 15, 2022, Salyer declared for the 2022 NFL Draft.[8]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 20-yard shuttle Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
321 lb
(146 kg)
33+58 in
(0.85 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.70 s 24.0 in
(0.61 m)
8 ft 2 in
(2.49 m)
31 reps
Sources:[9][10]

Salyer was selected by the Los Angeles Chargers in sixth round, 195th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft.[11] He was thrust into the starting lineup in Week 4 following an injury to left tackle Rashawn Slater, and remained the starter the rest of the season.[12] He started in al 17 games for the Chargers in the 2023 season.[13]

References

  1. ^ Abolverdi, Zach (December 11, 2017). "Where Florida stands with 5-star OG Jamaree Salyer after his official visit". Palm Beach Post. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  2. ^ Rapp, Timothy (December 20, 2017). "5-Star OG Jamaree Salyer Commits to Georgia over Alabama, Clemson, More". Bleacher Report. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  3. ^ Paschall, David (April 4, 2019). "Jamaree Salyer makes headway on Georgia's stout offensive line". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  4. ^ Towers, Chip (August 18, 2020). "Jamaree Salyer a key figure in Georgia's O-line rebuild". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  5. ^ Paschall, David (August 20, 2020). "Georgia's Jamaree Salyer significantly slimmer due to grilled Chick-fil-A salads". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  6. ^ Funderbunk, Kyle (March 19, 2021). "Jamaree Salyer Ready to Play Any Position". SI.com. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  7. ^ Towers, Chip (January 11, 2021). "Jamaree Salyer latest Georgia junior choosing to return". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved January 10, 2022.
  8. ^ Carroll, Andrew (January 14, 2022). "Jamaree Salyer Declares for the 2022 NFL Draft". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved February 14, 2023.
  9. ^ "Jamaree Salyer Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved October 2, 2022.
  10. ^ "2022 Draft Scout Jamaree Salyer, Georgia NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". draftscout.com. Retrieved October 2, 2022.
  11. ^ "Chargers Select Jamaree Salyer With 195th Pick". Chargers.com. April 30, 2022. Retrieved February 14, 2023.
  12. ^ "Jamaree Salyer 2022 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 15, 2023.
  13. ^ "Jamaree Salyer 2023 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved June 18, 2024.

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