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Joshua Frazier (born November 6, 1995) is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Alabama. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Joshua Frazier
Free agent
Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1995-11-06) November 6, 1995 (age 23)
Rogers, Arkansas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school:Har-Ber (Springdale, Arkansas)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 246
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

College careerEdit

On November 22, 2014, Frazier recorded a sack with his first-career tackle against Western Carolina.[1] He recorded his second-career sack two years later against Washington on December 31, 2016.[2] On October 7, 2017, he forced his first-career fumble against Texas A&M.[3] Frazier played as a top backup in 2017 and recorded 15 tackles, 2.5 for loss, three pass break-ups and a forced fumble.

Professional careerEdit

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Frazier in the seventh round (246th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[4] On May 10, he signed his rookie contract.[5] He was waived by the Steelers on September 1, 2018.[6]

Detroit LionsEdit

On December 12, 2018, Frazier was signed to the Detroit Lions practice squad.[7]

Birmingham IronEdit

On January 9, 2019, Frazier was signed by the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football.[8] He was placed on injured reserve on February 19. The league ceased operations in April 2019.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Casagrande, Michael (November 23, 2014). "Alabama film review: Breaking down each young reserve as Tide offered peek at future". AL.com.
  2. ^ Wolken, Dan (December 31, 2016). "Washington humbled by 'as good as advertised' Alabama". USAToday.com.
  3. ^ McNair, Kirk (October 7, 2017). "Alabama got the win, but Texas A&M made it tough". BamaOnLine.
  4. ^ Hartman, Jeff (April 28, 2018). "2018 NFL Draft Results: Pittsburgh Steelers select DT Joshua Frazier with seventh round pick". Behind the Steel Curtain.
  5. ^ Bryan, Dave (May 10, 2018). "Steelers Sign 2018 Draft Picks, S Marcus Allen & DT Joshua Frazier". SteelersDepot.com.
  6. ^ "Steelers reduce roster to 53". Steelers.com. September 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "Lions add 3 players to practice squad, including Alabama NT Frazier". Lions Wire. USA Today. December 12, 2018.
  8. ^ "Birmingham Iron Daily Report". Our Sports Central. January 10, 2019. Retrieved February 10, 2019.
  9. ^ Michael Rothstein, Seth Wickersham (June 13, 2019). "Inside the short, unhappy life of the Alliance of American Football". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 12, 2019.

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