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Ulrick Tremayne John Jr. (born May 20, 1992) is an American football offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia State, and was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, and New England Patriots.

Ulrick John
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John with the Arizona Cardinals in 2017
No. 65 – New Orleans Saints
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-05-20) May 20, 1992 (age 27)
Hinesville, Georgia
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:Bradwell Institute
(Hinesville, Georgia)
College:Georgia State
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 7 / Pick: 232
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:10
Games started:3
Player stats at


College careerEdit

John played in four games off the bench as a freshman in Georgia State's inaugural season. In 2011, he played in 10 games, starting four, including starts at left tackle, center, and left guard.[1] John started 10 games at left tackle in 2012 and started 11 games at left tackle in 2013. He was an All-Sun Belt honorable mention in 2013.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

During the 2014 NFL Draft, John was selected in the seventh round, 232nd overall, by the Indianapolis Colts.[3] He was placed on injured reserve on August 26 with a right leg injury.[4] On September 5, 2015, John was waived.[5] He was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On October 31, 2015, John was signed by the Miami Dolphins off the Colts practice squad.[7]

John was released by the Dolphins during final roster cuts and was signed to the Dolphins' practice squad on September 4, 2016.[8]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On October 8, 2016, John was signed by the Arizona Cardinals off the Dolphins' practice squad.[9] He was placed on injured reserve on December 13, 2016 with a shoulder injury.[10]

On September 12, 2017, John was released by the Cardinals and was re-signed to the practice squad.[11][12]

Green Bay PackersEdit

On September 26, 2017, John was signed by the Green Bay Packers off the Cardinals' practice squad.[13]

New England PatriotsEdit

On April 23, 2018, John signed with the New England Patriots.[14] On September 1, John was placed on injured reserve.[15] The Patriots reached Super Bowl LIII where they defeated the Los Angeles Rams, making John the first player from Georgia State to be on a Super Bowl-winning team.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On May 13, 2019, John signed with the New Orleans Saints.[16]


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  2. ^ "NFL: Colts draft Ulrick John".
  3. ^ "Colts take GSU's Ulrick John; Wilson signs with Chiefs".
  4. ^ "Colts put 3 players on injured reserve, Havili on PUP to reach 75-player roster limit". August 26, 2014. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts establish practice squad". September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  7. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Moves". October 31, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  8. ^ Poupart, Alain (September 4, 2016). "Dolphins Acquire Hunter; Make Other Roster Moves". Archived from the original on November 29, 2017.
  9. ^ Urban, Darren (October 8, 2016). "Evan Mathis Placed On IR".
  10. ^ Urban, Darren (December 13, 2016). "Cardinals Switch Punters, Sign Scooby Wright". Archived from the original on August 23, 2017.
  11. ^ Urban, Darren (September 12, 2017). "David Johnson To IR As Chris Johnson Returns".
  12. ^ "Cardinals sign Ulrick John and Vinston Painter to practice squad". September 14, 2017.
  13. ^ "Packers sign T Ulrick John off Arizona Cardinals' practice squad". September 26, 2017.
  14. ^ "Patriots sign former Packers, Cardinals, Colts offensive tackle Ulrick John". April 23, 2018.
  15. ^ "Patriots Announce Roster Cutdown". September 1, 2018.
  16. ^ "Saints Announce Roster Moves Following Rookie Minicamp". May 13, 2019.

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