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Austin Reiter (born November 27, 1991) is an American football center for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football for the University of South Florida.

Austin Reiter
No. 62 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Center
Personal information
Born: (1991-11-27) November 27, 1991 (age 27)
Arlington, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Lakewood Ranch
(Bradenton, Florida)
College:South Florida
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:33
Games started:10
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

With their last pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected Reiter in the seventh round. He signed a four-year contract with the team on May 8, 2015.[2][3] He was waived on September 4 before the start of the regular season,[4] but signed to the practice squad on September 29.[5]

He signed a futures contract on January 11, 2016.[6] He was released by the Redskins on September 13, 2016.[7] He was re-signed to the teams' practice squad the next day.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On September 20, 2016, Reiter signed with the Cleveland Browns' active roster.[8] On October 2, he started his first game for the Browns but suffered a season-ending ACL tear during the contest. He was placed on injured reserve on October 10, 2016.[9]

Reiter was waived by the Browns on September 2, 2018.[10]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On September 3, 2018, Reiter was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs.[11] His agents Jesse Foreman and Nodirbek Talipov negotiated a two-year contract extension with the Chiefs on December 6, 2018.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "With their last pick of 2015, Redskins select USF center Austin Reiter". Washington Times. May 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Jones, Mike (May 8, 2015). "Redskins agree to terms with draft picks Mitchel, Reiter". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "Nine Redskins Draft Picks Agree To Terms". Redskins.com. May 11, 2015. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Keim, John (September 4, 2015). "Redskins cut seventh-round pick Austin Reiter". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  5. ^ Czarda, Stephen (September 29, 2015). "Redskins Sign Dunbar, Foster; Lauvao, Rogers Placed On IR". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on October 1, 2015. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  6. ^ "Redskins Sign Seven To Reserve/Future Contracts". Redskins.com. January 11, 2016. Archived from the original on January 13, 2016. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  7. ^ "09/13: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "Browns sign QB Charlie Whitehurst, OL Austin Reiter". ClevelandBrowns.com. Archived from the original on September 21, 2016. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  9. ^ "Browns awarded OL Jonathan Cooper via waivers". ClevelandBrowns.com. October 10, 2016.
  10. ^ Gribble, Andrew (September 2, 2018). "Browns claim 5 players in latest moves to reshaped 53-man roster". ClevelandBrowns.com.
  11. ^ "Chiefs claim former Browns OL Austin Reiter, release Bryan Witzmann". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. September 3, 2018.
  12. ^ "Chiefs backup center Austin Reiter signed to contract extension (updated with contract details)". ArrowheadPride.com. December 6, 2018.

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