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Korey Toomer

Korey Toomer
Toomer in the 2012 preseason.
No. 59     St. Louis Rams
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-12-09) December 9, 1988
Place of birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Shadow Ridge (NV)
College: Idaho
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 154
Debuted in 2014 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Korey Toomer (born December 9, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.


Contents

  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early years

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, son of Pamelisa and Kyle Toomer, Toomer is a 2007 graduate of Shadow Ridge High School.

College career

A junior college transfer from Arizona Western in Yuma, Toomer played his final two years of college football at Idaho in the WAC. He saw action on special teams and as a reserve linebacker as a junior in 2009 and redshirted in 2010, after breaking his hand in fall camp. As a senior in 2011, Toomer started at linebacker and also saw late season action on offense as a fullback, and was the team's MVP.

Professional career

Toomer was among the Seahawks' last cuts due to shoulder injury in 2012[1] and was signed to the practice squad.[2] On August 27, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list. He was a part of the 2013 Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl team. In 2014,he was released and was signed by the Dallas Cowboys off waivers.[3]

References

  1. ^ O'Neil, Danny (August 31, 2012). "Seahawks blog: QB Josh Portis among the Seahawks released Friday". Seattle Times. 
  2. ^ O'Neil, Danny (September 1, 2012). "Seahawks blog: Korey Toomer, Josh Portis to sign with Seahawks practice squad". Seattle Times. 
  3. ^ Blount, Terry (August 27, 2013). "Seattle Seahawks reduce roster to 75". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 

External links

  • NFL.com 2012 Draft, Korey Toomer
  • Go Vandals.com Korey Toomer
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