Players

Joe Reitz
G #76
Height:
6-7
Weight:
325
Age:
28
College:
Western Michigan
Hometown:
Fishers, IN
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2013):

G
14
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 34 20
2013 IND 14 3
2012 IND 9 8
2011 IND 11 9
2010 IND 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 OAK W 21-17
2 MIA L 20-24
3 @SF W 27-7
4 @JAC W 37-3
5 SEA W 34-28
6 @SD L 9-19
7 DEN W 39-33
9 @HOU W 27-24
10 STL L 8-38
11 @TEN W 30-27
12 @ARI L 11-40
13 TEN W 22-14
14 @CIN L 28-42
15 HOU W 25-3
16 @KC W 23-7
17 JAC W 30-10

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on January 8, 2011.
  • Signed to the Indianapolis practice squad on September 19, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Colts from Miami on September 8, 2010 and was waived on September 15, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by Miami on September 5, 2010 and was waived on September 7, 2010.
  • Signed as a free agent with Baltimore on January 19, 2010 and was waived on September 4, 2010.
  • Signed to the Ravens practice squad on September 7, 2009.
  • Signed as a free agent with Baltimore on January 20, 2009 and was waived on September 5, 2009.
  • Signed to the Ravens practice squad on September 3, 2008 and was waived on October 1, 2008.
  • Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Baltimore on May 9, 2008 and was waived on September 2, 2008.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Competed in nine games (eight starts) and was inactive for seven contests.
  • Competed in his first game of the season as a reserve on the offensive line at Tennessee (10/28).
  • Made his first start of the season at left guard against Miami (11/4) and provided time for quarterback Andrew Luck to set an NFL rookie record for passing yards in a single game (433).
  • Started at left guard at New England (11/18) and blocked for a Colts offense to total 448 yards of net offense.
  • Started at left guard and assisted the Colts in totaling 459 net yards at Detroit (12/2). Left the game in the second quarter with a head injury.
  • Started at left guard and opened rushing lanes for running back Vick Ballard to total a season-high 105 yards in the team’s loss at Houston (12/16).
  • Blocked for quarterback Andrew Luck to throw for 205 yards and set a new NFL record for passing yards by a rookie in the team’s victory at Kansas City (12/23) starting at left guard.
  • Listed as inactive for the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6).

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Competed in 11 games (nine starts) while being inactive for another five contests.
  • Made his NFL debut at Houston (9/11), starting at left guard.
  • Started against Cleveland (9/18) and provided rushing lanes for the Colts to total 110 yards.
  • Provided time for quarterback Curtis Painter to establish career highs in passing yards (281), touchdowns (two) and passer rating (99.4) at Tampa Bay (10/3).
  • Started at left guard against Tennessee (12/18) and helped open rushing lanes for running back Donald Brown to set a career-high with 161 rushing yards on 16 carries.

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Was inactive for the season opener at Houston (9/12) and spent the remainder of the regular season on the practice squad.
  • Was elevated to the 53-man roster for the team’s AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8), but was inactive.

 

2009 (RAVENS):

  • Spent the entire season on the Ravens practice squad.

 

2008 (RAVENS):

  • Spent a portion of the season on the Ravens practice squad before being placed on Injured Reserve on October 1, 2008.


COLLEGE:

  • Was offered a football scholarship, but decided to play basketball at Western Michigan.
  • Started 126-of-128 career games and finished third in school history in scoring (1,713 points) and rebounding (939).
  • Named a three-time All-MAC and two-time Academic All-America selection.
  • Holds a degree in finance.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, Ind.
  • Was a three-year letterwinner in football and basketball.
  • Was the first player in school history to be named an Indianapolis Star Indiana All-Star in basketball.
  • Earned county player of the year honors and was an all-state choice as a senior.
  • Visited Riley Hospital for Children to spread cheer during the holidays.
  • Supported the NFL Charities Celebrity Bowling Classic as a part of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • Active in Christian outreach efforts and Indianapolis CYO programs.
  • Reitz and his wife, Jill, have one daughter, Juliana, and reside in Fishers, Ind.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on January 8, 2011.
  • Signed to the Indianapolis practice squad on September 19, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Colts from Miami on September 8, 2010 and was waived on September 15, 2010.
  • Claimed off waivers by Miami on September 5, 2010 and was waived on September 7, 2010.
  • Signed as a free agent with Baltimore on January 19, 2010 and was waived on September 4, 2010.
  • Signed to the Ravens practice squad on September 7, 2009.
  • Signed as a free agent with Baltimore on January 20, 2009 and was waived on September 5, 2009.
  • Signed to the Ravens practice squad on September 3, 2008 and was waived on October 1, 2008.
  • Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Baltimore on May 9, 2008 and was waived on September 2, 2008.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Competed in nine games (eight starts) and was inactive for seven contests.
  • Competed in his first game of the season as a reserve on the offensive line at Tennessee (10/28).
  • Made his first start of the season at left guard against Miami (11/4) and provided time for quarterback Andrew Luck to set an NFL rookie record for passing yards in a single game (433).
  • Started at left guard at New England (11/18) and blocked for a Colts offense to total 448 yards of net offense.
  • Started at left guard and assisted the Colts in totaling 459 net yards at Detroit (12/2). Left the game in the second quarter with a head injury.
  • Started at left guard and opened rushing lanes for running back Vick Ballard to total a season-high 105 yards in the team’s loss at Houston (12/16).
  • Blocked for quarterback Andrew Luck to throw for 205 yards and set a new NFL record for passing yards by a rookie in the team’s victory at Kansas City (12/23) starting at left guard.
  • Listed as inactive for the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6).

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Competed in 11 games (nine starts) while being inactive for another five contests.
  • Made his NFL debut at Houston (9/11), starting at left guard.
  • Started against Cleveland (9/18) and provided rushing lanes for the Colts to total 110 yards.
  • Provided time for quarterback Curtis Painter to establish career highs in passing yards (281), touchdowns (two) and passer rating (99.4) at Tampa Bay (10/3).
  • Started at left guard against Tennessee (12/18) and helped open rushing lanes for running back Donald Brown to set a career-high with 161 rushing yards on 16 carries.

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Was inactive for the season opener at Houston (9/12) and spent the remainder of the regular season on the practice squad.
  • Was elevated to the 53-man roster for the team’s AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8), but was inactive.

 

2009 (RAVENS):

  • Spent the entire season on the Ravens practice squad.

 

2008 (RAVENS):

  • Spent a portion of the season on the Ravens practice squad before being placed on Injured Reserve on October 1, 2008.


COLLEGE:

  • Was offered a football scholarship, but decided to play basketball at Western Michigan.
  • Started 126-of-128 career games and finished third in school history in scoring (1,713 points) and rebounding (939).
  • Named a three-time All-MAC and two-time Academic All-America selection.
  • Holds a degree in finance.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, Ind.
  • Was a three-year letterwinner in football and basketball.
  • Was the first player in school history to be named an Indianapolis Star Indiana All-Star in basketball.
  • Earned county player of the year honors and was an all-state choice as a senior.
  • Visited Riley Hospital for Children to spread cheer during the holidays.
  • Supported the NFL Charities Celebrity Bowling Classic as a part of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • Active in Christian outreach efforts and Indianapolis CYO programs.
  • Reitz and his wife, Jill, have one daughter, Juliana, and reside in Fishers, Ind.