Players

Weslye Saunders
TE #47
Height:
6-5
Weight:
261
Age:
25
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Durham, NC
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

REC
0
YDS
0
AVG
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TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 10 90 9 18 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 IND 6 1 4 46 11.5 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 11 4 2 15 7.5 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PIT 16 6 4 29 7.3 14 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 29, 2013.
  • Waived by the Colts on July 25, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 16, 2012.
  • Waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 12, 2012.
  • Signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 36 games (13 starts) at South Carolina and finished his career with 60 receptions for 718 yards and six touchdowns.
  • As a junior in 2009, played in 12 games (10 starts) and was named to the Mackey Award preseason watch list.
  • Named an All-SEC selection by Phil Steele.
  • Ranked third on the squad with 32 receptions, while logging 353 yards receiving with three touchdowns.
  • As a sophomore in 2008, appeared in all 13 games, making three starts. Caught 16 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns.
  • As a freshman in 2007, garnered Freshman All-SEC honors by the The Sporting News, was a Sporting News Honorable Mention Freshman All-America selection and was a CollegeFootballNews.com third-team Freshman All-America choice.
  • Played in 11 games and caught 12 passes for 151 yards.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Played tight end and defensive end for Riverside High School in Durham, N.C.
  • Helped the Pirates reach the 4-AA state championship game.
  • Finished the season 11-5 after starting the year 3-4.
  • Caught 58 passes for 718 yards with seven touchdowns. Also had 242 yards rushing with 10 scores on 32 carries.
  • Logged 86 tackles and 8.0 sacks as a defensive end.
  • Was a Shrine Bowl participant.
  • Was an all-region and all-conference selection as a junior after recording 20 catches for 308 yards and six touchdowns at tight end and 52 tackles, 4.0 sacks, 14 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles at defensive end.
  • Son of Barry Saunders, a columnist for the Raleigh News-Observer.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 29, 2013.
  • Waived by the Colts on July 25, 2013.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on October 16, 2012.
  • Waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers on October 12, 2012.
  • Signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 36 games (13 starts) at South Carolina and finished his career with 60 receptions for 718 yards and six touchdowns.
  • As a junior in 2009, played in 12 games (10 starts) and was named to the Mackey Award preseason watch list.
  • Named an All-SEC selection by Phil Steele.
  • Ranked third on the squad with 32 receptions, while logging 353 yards receiving with three touchdowns.
  • As a sophomore in 2008, appeared in all 13 games, making three starts. Caught 16 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns.
  • As a freshman in 2007, garnered Freshman All-SEC honors by the The Sporting News, was a Sporting News Honorable Mention Freshman All-America selection and was a CollegeFootballNews.com third-team Freshman All-America choice.
  • Played in 11 games and caught 12 passes for 151 yards.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Played tight end and defensive end for Riverside High School in Durham, N.C.
  • Helped the Pirates reach the 4-AA state championship game.
  • Finished the season 11-5 after starting the year 3-4.
  • Caught 58 passes for 718 yards with seven touchdowns. Also had 242 yards rushing with 10 scores on 32 carries.
  • Logged 86 tackles and 8.0 sacks as a defensive end.
  • Was a Shrine Bowl participant.
  • Was an all-region and all-conference selection as a junior after recording 20 catches for 308 yards and six touchdowns at tight end and 52 tackles, 4.0 sacks, 14 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles at defensive end.
  • Son of Barry Saunders, a columnist for the Raleigh News-Observer.