-Cut from the Bucs on Feb 25, 2009--OUCH!
One of the NFL’s most formidable deep threats... Explosive performer who displays exceptional speed and game-breaking ability to go the distance from any point on the field... Established scoring threat who has averaged a touchdown every 8.9 receptions throughout his 14-year career... In only 66 games with Buccaneers, has recorded 28 touchdown receptions, already good for third in team history... Became the first player in team history to post three consecutive and three overall 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2005-2007)... Also marked the first time in his career he recorded three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons... Only second player in NFL history to record three 1,000-yard receiving seasons with two different teams... Ranks fourth in team history with 3,912 receiving yards as a Buccaneer... Named to USA Today’s 2006 All-Joe Team... Eclipsed 10,000 career receiving yards in 2007, his 13th season in the league... Recorded his 600th career catch in 2006, his 12th season in league... Compiled 12,623 all-purpose yards (10,710 receiving yards, 496 rushing yards, 1,349 punt return yards and 68 kickoff return yards) for an average of 68.2 all-purpose yards per game... Has played in 185 career games with 170 starts... Also played in four postseason games with three starts... Caught a pass in the first 74 games of his career and in 171 of 185 career games... Totaled 682 career receptions for 10,710 yards (15.7 avg.) and 77 touchdowns... Also rushed 63 times for 496 yards and one touchdown... Has compiled 141 career punt returns for 1,349 yards (9.6 avg.) and five touchdowns... Returned four career kickoffs for 68 yards... Totaled 83 career touchdowns (77 receiving, five punt return and one rushing)... Postseason totals include; 13 receptions for 159 yards... Has averaged 15.7 yards per catch throughout his career, which ranks highest among active receivers with at least 600 career receptions... His 15.7 yards per catch average ranks seventh all-time in NFL history... Ranks 10th among active players with 682 career receptions... Ranked fifth among active players with 77 receiving touchdowns... Totaled 100 or more receiving yards in a single game 29 times during his career... His 29 total touchdowns (28 receiving, 1 punt return) as a Buccaneer rank fifth in club history... Acquired by the Buccaneers on March 19, 2004 in a trade with the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for WR Keyshawn Johnson... Acquired by Dallas on February 12, 2000 in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks... Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys 2000 season opener with Philadelphia (9/3/00)... The injury required season-ending surgery and a rehabilitation program that concluded with his return to action in the second-to-last preseason game of 2001... Originally the eighth overall pick of the 1995 NFL Draft by Seattle, he went on to start 67 of 71 games during his Seattle career... From 1995 to 1998 while with the Seahawks, registered 36 touchdown receptions – a figure that was topped by only WR Cris Carter (52) and WR Carl Pickens (39) over that same period of time... Named a Pro Bowl alternate in 1997, 1998, 2005 and 2007... Led the Seahawks in receiving yards and touchdowns in each of his first four seasons and led the club in receptions from 1996-1998 after finishing second on the team as a rookie in 1995.

2008: Played in nine games (all but at Chicago, vs. Green Bay, at Denver, vs. Carolina, vs. Seattle, at Carolina and at Atlanta) with four starts (at New Orleans, vs. Atlanta, vs. San Diego, and vs. Oakland) for Tampa Bay… Had 13 receptions for 138 yards… Started at receiver at New Orleans (9/7) and tied for the team lead with six receptions for a team-best 56 yards… Started at receiver vs. Atlanta (9/14) and caught two passes for 18 yards… Declared inactive at Chicago (9/21)… Declared inactive vs. Green Bay (9/28)… Declared inactive at Denver (10/5)… Declared inactive vs. Carolina (10/12)… Declared inactive vs. Seattle (10/19)… Saw reserve action at Dallas (10/26) and had three receptions for 38 yards… Saw reserve action at Kansas City (11/2) and had one reception for 22 yards… Saw reserve action vs. Minnesota (11/16)… Saw reserve action at Detroit (11/23)… Saw reserve action vs. New Orleans (11/30)… Did not play at Carolina (12/8)… Declared inactive at Atlanta (12/14)… Started vs. San Diego (12/21) and had one reception for four yards… Started at receiver vs. Oakland (12/28).

2007: Started 15 regular season games and one playoff game... Named as a Pro Bowl alternate... Became the first Buccaneer to post three consecutive and three overall 1,000 yard receiving seasons... Eclipsed 10,000 career receiving yards at Detroit (10/21)... 43 of his 57 catches resulted in a first down or touchdown... Finished season with 57 receptions for 1,014 yards (17.8 avg.) with six touchdowns... 17.8 yards per catch average ranked second in the NFL... Added one rush for one yard and three punt returns for 14 yards... Started at Seattle (9/9), tying for team lead with five receptions for a team-high 72 receiving yards... Also rushed once for one yard and returned one punt for two yards... Started against New Orleans (9/16), leading team with four receptions for a game-high 135 yards and two touchdowns (69 and 24 yards)... Moved into tie for fourth place in team history with 24 touchdowns as a Buccaneer and seventh place in team history with 2,967 receiving yards... Started against St. Louis (9/23), catching four passes for 42 yards... Started at Indianapolis (10/7), posting four receptions for 50 yards... Started against Tennessee (10/14) and led team with 97 receiving yards on four catches... Also scored Buccaneers’ only touchdown on the contest on a 69-yard catch and run... Started at Detroit (10/21), making five receptions for 46 yards, including a 16-yard catch in the third quarter that put him over 10,000 career receiving yards... Started against Jacksonville (10/28) and led team in receptions and receiving yards, catching six passes for 115 yards and one touchdown... Touchdown was a 58-yard pass from QB Jeff Garcia... Also returned one punt for 10 yards... Started against Arizona (11/4) and caught five passes for 84 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown in the first quarter... Started at Atlanta (11/18) and caught two passes for 63 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown in the first quarter... Started at New Orleans (12/2) and established new season highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (159)... Started at Houston (12/9) and tied for the team lead with six catches for a game-high 87 yards... Started at San Francisco (12/23) and became the first Buccaneer to post three consecutive, and third-overall 1,000 yard receiving seasons after a 29-yard grab in the second quarter... Started against N.Y. Giants in NFC Wild Card Game (1/6) and had one reception for nine yards.

2006: Played in all 16 games with 14 starts (all but vs. New Orleans and at Carolina) for Tampa Bay… Recorded second consecutive 1,000-yard receiving season, marking just the second time in team history that a player had accomplished the feat in back-to-back seasons (also WR Keyshawn Johnson in 2001-02)… Caught a team-leading 62 passes for 1,057 yards, his fifth career 1,000-yard receiving season, and seven touchdowns… Led the team with seven total touchdowns… Also rushed two times for nine yards… Totaled two punt returns for three yards… Started at Atlanta (9/17) and tied career single-game high with nine receptions… Also posted second-best career receiving yardage output, gaining 161 yards… Started against Carolina (9/24) and caught first touchdown of season on an eight-yard pass from QB Chris Simms… Started at New Orleans (10/8) and caught four passes for 110 yards and one touchdown… Started against Cincinnati (10/15) and caught team-high seven passes for team-best 67 yards, moving into three-way tie for 18th place among Buccaneers all-time reception leaders… Also rushed once for two yards and returned two punts… Caught four passes for 32 yards at N.Y. Giants (10/29)… Saw significant action vs. New Orleans (11/5) despite not starting, as Buccaneers opened in two-tight end set… Caught four passes for 97 yards, including two touchdowns… Saw significant action at Carolina (11/13) despite not starting, as Buccaneers opened in two-tight end set… Led team in receptions and receiving yards, totaling five catches for 87 yards… Started vs. Washington (11/19) and led team in receptions and receiving yards, catching four passes for 64 yards and one touchdown… Started at Dallas (11/23) and led team in receptions and receiving yards, catching three passes for 71 yards… Started at Pittsburgh (12/3), catching three passes for 37 yards and rushing once for seven yards… Started against Atlanta (12/10) and caught five passes for 64 yards… Started at Chicago (12/17) and caught three passes for 107 yards and one touchdown, including his 600th career reception… Started at Cleveland (12/24), catching two passes for 34 yards… Surpassed 1,000 yards receiving for the season against Seattle (12/31), catching eight passes for 118 yards and one touchdown.

2005: Started all 16 games at wide receiver for the Buccaneers… Also started playoff game… Named an alternate for the Pro Bowl… Finished seventh in the NFC with a career-high 83 receptions… Ranked seventh in the NFL with a career-high 1,287 receiving yards, the fourth 1,000-yard receiving season of his career and first since 1998 with Seattle… Single-season total of 83 receptions ranked fifth in team history… Single-season total of 1,287 receiving yards ranked second in team history… Became the seventh player in team history to reach 1,000 receiving yards in a single season… Reached 1,000 receiving yards in 11 games, fastest in team history… Ranked tied for fifth in the NFL with 10 touchdown receptions, tied for second-most in his career… Ranked third in the NFL with a 15.5 yards per catch average among receivers with 70 or more catches… Ranked tied for eighth in the NFL with 25 receptions on third down… Ranked second in the NFL with 476 receiving yards on third down… Added two rushes for four yards on the season… Led all receivers with five receptions for 97 yards, including receptions of 30 and 36 yards, respectively at Minnesota (9/11)… Caught two touchdown passes from QB Brian Griese at Green Bay (9/25)… Caught a five-yard scoring pass from Griese to give the Buccaneers an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter… Two drives later, caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Griese… Finished the game tied for the team lead with five receptions for a team-high 53 yards… Caught seven passes for a career-high 166 yards and one touchdown vs. Detroit (10/2)… His 80-yard touchdown reception from Griese was the second-longest reception of his career and tied for the sixth-longest passing play in Buccaneer history… Caught five passes for 87 yards at the N.Y. Jets (10/9)… Tied a career-high with nine receptions for 96 yards and one touchdown vs. Miami (10/16)… Seven-yard touchdown catch marked his 10th touchdown in the last 11 games… Led the team with eight receptions for 149 yards and one touchdown at San Francisco (10/30)… Scored on a 78-yard catch-and-run play, marking his 11th touchdown in the last 12 games… Second reception of the game – on a deflected pass while falling out of bounds – was his 500th career reception… Averaged 18.6 yards per reception in the game… Led the team with five receptions for 83 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown reception vs. Carolina (11/6)… Led the team with seven receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown vs. Washington (11/13)… Caught a 24-yard touchdown pass that marked his 13th touchdown in the last 14 games… Also caught a 34-yard pass… Led the team with seven receptions for 138 yards for a 19.7 average vs. Chicago (11/27)… Reached 1,000 receiving yards for the season on his last reception of the game, becoming the quickest player to 1,000 receiving yards in team history… Led the team with five receptions for 75 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown reception at New Orleans (12/4)… Caught four passes for 39 yards at Carolina (12/11) … Caught four passes for 38 yards at New England (12/17)… Tied for the team lead with eight receptions for 97 yards, including a long of 30 yards vs. Atlanta (12/24)… Led the team with four receptions for 38 yards and two touchdowns vs. New Orleans (1/1)… Caught scoring passes of seven and four yards, respectively… Second touchdown of the game gave him 10 touchdown receptions for the year, most in a single season in team history… Led the team with seven receptions for 69 yards in NFC Wild Card game vs. Washington (1/7).

2004: Played in 10 games (all but vs. Seattle, at Oakland, vs. Denver, at New Orleans, at St. Louis and vs. Chicago) with seven starts (at Washington, vs. San Francisco, at Carolina, vs. Atlanta, vs. New Orleans, vs. Carolina and at Arizona) in his first season with Tampa Bay... Caught 33 passes for 416 yards and five touchdowns... Also returned 20 punts for 142 yards and one touchdown, and carried two times for 19 yards... Scored six touchdowns over the last five games (five receiving and one punt return) of the season... Started at wide receiver at Washington (9/12) in his Buccaneer debut... Caught one pass before sustaining a groin injury... Declared inactive for the next six games because of injury... Returned to action vs. Kansas City (11/7) and caught two passes for 40 yards... Saw reserve action at Atlanta (11/14)... Caught one pass for four yards and returned two punts for 24 yards... Started vs. San Francisco (11/21) and caught three passes for 33 yards, including a 22-yard reception... Also returned three punts for 16 yards... Started at Carolina (11/28) and caught three passes for 34 yards, including a long of 18 yards... Also returned two punts for 12 yards... Started vs. Atlanta (12/5) and tied for a game-high with four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown... Caught his first touchdown as a Buccaneer, a 36-yard grab from QB Brian Griese... Also returned two punts for 14 yards... Saw action at San Diego (12/12) and caught five passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns... Caught scoring strikes of 36 and four yards... Also returned three punts... Started vs. New Orleans (12/19) and scored two touchdowns (one receiving and one on a punt return)... Caught two passes for 18 yards... Caught a three-yard touchdown pass... Also returned a punt 59 yards for a touchdown, the ninth-longest punt return in team history and the ninth punt return for a touchdown in team history... It was his fifth career punt return for a touchdown... Finished the game with two punt returns for 59 yards... Started vs. Carolina (12/26) and led the team with a career-high-tying nine receptions for 98 yards and touchdown, his sixth touchdown in four games... Caught a 14-yard touchdown pass and also recorded a 20-yard reception... Started at Arizona (1/2) and tied for the team lead with three receptions for 48 yards... Also returned five punts for 10 yards.

2003: Played in 15 regular season games (all but at New England) with 14 starts (all but at Detroit and at New England) for Dallas… Also started postseason game… Led the NFL with a 19.8 yards-per-catch average… Finished the season with 34 receptions, ranked 18th in the NFC with 672 receiving yards and added two touchdowns… Also rushed four times for 22 yards and returned 20 punts for 178 yards (8.9 avg.) and two kickoffs for 38 yards (19.0 avg.)… Started vs. Atlanta (9/7) and recorded season-highs with seven catches for 139 yards and a touchdown… It marked his 17th career 100-yard game and tied for the then fourth highest receiving yardage total of his career… Six of his seven catches went for first downs… Started at the N.Y. Giants (9/15) and hauled in three catches for 43 yards, including a 17-yard grab to convert a third down in overtime… Started at N.Y. Jets (9/28) and led the team with five receptions and 100 receiving yards, his second 100-yard game of the season… Included in that total was a 42-yard catch in the fourth quarter that set Dallas up at the Jets’ seven-yard line for the game-clinching field goal… Also picked up three rushing yards on an end around… Three of his catches picked up a first down and came on Dallas scoring drives… Started vs. Arizona (10/5) and recorded two receptions for 46 yards (22- and 24-yard grabs)… Both of his catches came on Dallas’ field goal drive at the end of the first half… Also recorded two kickoff returns for 38 yards following Arizona’s two safeties… Started vs. Philadelphia (10/12) and had two key catches for 56 yards… His first reception was a 37-yard grab of a halfback pass that set Dallas up at the three-yard line for a touchdown… His second catch was a 19-yard grab to convert a third down and set Dallas up at the Eagles’ 18-yard line for the game-winning field goal… Played as a reserve at Detroit (10/19) and did not record a catch for the first time in 2003… Started at Tampa Bay (10/26) and took over the punt return duties and recorded two returns for 19 yards… Also added two receptions for 26 yards… Started vs. Washington (11/2) and had one catch for 14 yards to convert a third down… Made his biggest impact with five punt returns for 77 yards (15.4 avg.) including a season-long 36-yarder… Started vs. Buffalo (11/9) and recorded two catches for 30 yards and had a season-high six punt returns for 64 yards (10.7 avg.)… Declared inactive at New England (11/16) after injuring his left quad in practice, his first missed action since the 2000 season when he tore his ACL… Started vs. Carolina (11/23) and had three receptions for 50 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter - his second touchdown of the season… Also logged four punt returns for 15 yards… Started vs. Miami (11/27) and had three catches for 33 yards, including two that picked up first downs… Started at Philadelphia (12/7) and did not record a catch but had one carry for two yards… Started vs. the N.Y. Giants (12/21) and recorded his first catch since Thanksgiving when he hauled in a 64-yard bomb on the opening play of the game… It was the longest play of the year for Dallas… Started at New Orleans (12/28) and recorded three receptions for 71 yards (23.7 yard average) with grabs of 30, 19 and 22 yards… Also picked up 10 yards on an end around… Took over punt return duties and logged three for three yards… Started at Carolina (1/3) in the postseason and posted a team-high 59 receiving yards on four receptions… Averaged 5.5 yards on four punt returns.

2002: Started all 16 games with the Cowboys… Closed the year ranked 12th in the NFC in receiving yardage with 908 while tying for 18th in the NFC in receptions (61)… Tied for the team lead with WR Antonio Bryant in touchdown receptions with six… His six scoring catches came from distances of 38, 80, 39, 43, 11 and 41 yards for an average of 42.0 yards-per-scoring catch… Led or tied for team lead in receptions 10 times… Opened the year as the Cowboys’ leading receiver with six receptions for 69 yards at Houston (9/8)… Caught five passes for 88 yards, including a 38-yard scoring toss from QB Quincy Carter that gave Dallas a 21-10 lead in the fourth quarter vs. Tennessee (9/15)… At Philadelphia (9/22), totaled seven receptions for 70 yards… Suffered a sprained thumb but still managed to catch four passes for 27 yards at St. Louis (9/29)… Enjoyed one of his finest outings of the year in the loss to the N.Y. Giants (10/6)… Had a then career-high tying eight catches for 109 yards against the Giants, marking his first 100-yard receiving game of the season… Sparked the Cowboys’ fourth quarter comeback vs. Carolina (10/13)… Caught a tipped pass and raced 80 yards to pull Dallas to within six points of the Panthers at 13-7… The reception was the longest by a Dallas receiver in 2002 and tied for the second longest of his career… Finished the game with three catches for 104 yards marking the second time in his career he had back-to-back 100-yard receiving games… At Arizona (10/20), recorded two catches for 39 yards and had an 11-yard run… The 50 yards in the game gave him 7,046 total yards in his career, moving him past the 7,000 yard mark… Caught four passes for 62 yards vs. Seattle (10/27)… At Detroit (11/3), led all receivers with six catches for 56 yards, including a 30-yard strike that helped set up the Cowboys only touchdown of the game… At Indianapolis (11/17), led the team with four catches for 49 yards… Caught seven passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns - a 43-yard catch and run and an 11-yarder that proved to be the game winner vs. Jacksonville (11/24)… His 144 receiving yards were then the second highest yardage total of his career (146 vs. San Francisco, 12/30/01)… Went over the 6,000-yard mark for his career in receiving yardage against the Jaguars… Against Washington (11/28), hauled in the game-winning touchdown on a 41-yard catch-and-run in the fourth quarter… Finished the game with three catches for 54 yards… Caught one pass for seven yards vs. San Francisco (12/8) while spraining his left thumb during the third quarter… Also had a 30-yard punt return against the 49ers… Played with the sprained thumb at the N.Y. Giants (12/15), and caught one pass for 30 yards, the 400th reception of his career… Held without a catch for only the second time in his career, but turned in a 71-yard punt return vs. Philadelphia (12/21)… Shut out again the following week at Washington (12/29), marking just his third career game without a reception.

2001: Started all 16 games with the Cowboys… After fully recovering from major knee surgery that forced him to miss 15 games in 2000, finished the year second on the team in receptions (52) and receiving yards (699) while leading in receiving touchdowns (three)… Led the team with six receptions for 18 yards in the opener against Tampa Bay (9/9), marking his return to action following his ACL injury in Week One of the 2000 season… Held without a reception for the first time in his career at Philadelphia (9/30)… Picked up his first touchdown reception of the year with a 40-yard reception at Oakland (10/7)… Finished with two catches for 59 yards and one rushing attempt for 10 yards against the Raiders… On pace to enjoy his finest game of the year against Washington (10/15) when a second quarter foot sprain forced him to miss the second half… Prior to the injury, had four catches for 51 yards… Tied for the team lead in receptions (three for 28 yards) vs. Arizona (10/28)… Also drew a pass interference penalty that picked up 47 yards and led to the Cowboys deciding touchdown… At the N.Y. Giants (11/4), registered 73 yards and a touchdown on four receptions… Caught two passes for 20 yards and ran the ball twice for 22 yards vs. Philadelphia (11/18)… Tied for the club lead in receptions vs. Denver (11/22) with six catches for 64 yards… At Washington (12/2), recorded a 13-yard reception and drew an 11-yard pass interference penalty to convert a fourth-down attempt… In his return to Seattle (12/16), caught a season-high seven passes for 82 yards… Biggest play of the game was a 40-yard catch… Tied for the team lead with three receptions for 28 yards at Arizona (12/23)… With that yardage, topped the 5,000-yard receiving mark for his career… Set a then career-high with 146 receiving yards on six receptions (24.3 avg.) vs. San Francisco (12/30)… Caught a 47-yard touchdown along with receptions of 44 and 26 yards… Closed the year with three catches for 58 yards at Detroit (1/6).

2000: Started one game with the Cowboys… In the season opener against Philadelphia (9/3), led the team with four receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown… All four of his receptions gave Dallas a first down, including two on third down… In the fourth quarter he tore the ACL in his left knee… Placed on injured reserve on September 8 and underwent reconstructive surgery on October 5.

1999: Played in eight games with four starts with the Seahawks… Also appeared in one playoff contest, recording one catch for 22 yards… Activated to the 53-man roster on November 13 after an eight-week contract dispute… For the season, had 22 receptions for 335 yards (15.2 avg.) and one touchdown… Although he didn’t start against the Broncos (11/14) in his first game back, caught four passes for 88 yards, including a key 39-yard reception in the third quarter… Had his largest impact of the season at Oakland (12/5) when he recorded four receptions for a team-high 68 yards and a touchdown… The score, his only touchdown of the season, was from 31 yards out… Led the team again the following week with six receptions for 85 yards vs. the San Diego Chargers (12/12).

1998: Started all 16 games with the Seahawks… Led the team in receptions and touchdowns for the third consecutive season while being named first alternate for the AFC Pro Bowl squad… Tied for the AFC lead with 10 receiving touchdowns and tied for third with 12 total touchdowns, tying his career-high set in 1997… Finished the season eighth in the AFC with 1,047 receiving yards, the third 1,000-yard season of his career… His punt return average of 10.0 was seventh in the AFC… Led the team with 65 receptions and four 100-yard games during the year… In the season opener at Philadelphia (9/6), posted his ninth career 100-yard game with a then career-high 142 yards on six receptions, including touchdown catches of 35 and 25 yards… Scored another touchdown among his two receptions vs. Arizona (9/13)… Added his 10th career 100-yard game came at Pittsburgh (9/27) with a 139-yard outburst on a season-high seven receptions… Caught a career-long 81-yard touchdown pass at San Diego (10/25) and later connected on a 41-yard pass to the one-yard line to set up the game-winning touchdown… Finished the game with four catches for 130 yards… Also returned a punt 74 yards for his third career punt return touchdown… Returned a punt 56 yards for a touchdown vs. Oakland (11/15) and caught four passes for 71 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown pass… Against Tennessee (11/29), caught a seven-yard touchdown pass before posting his fourth 100-yard receiving day of the season with 127 yards and two touchdowns on two receptions at the N.Y. Jets (12/6)… The touchdowns against the Jets were from 70 and 57 yards out and marked his seventh-career multi-touchdown game… Tied a season-high with seven receptions vs. San Diego (12/13), including a touchdown, and then led the team in receptions vs. Indianapolis (12/20) with five, including a three-yard touchdown pass… Presented the ball to a Make-A-Wish child, Sterling Grover, following the touchdown.

1997: Started 15 games, missing only the Tennessee game (10/5) because of injury… Suffered the injury the previous week at Kansas City (9/28), an injury suffered on a first quarter touchdown reception which kept him out the remainder of that game… For the season, led the team in receptions, yards and touchdowns for the second consecutive year with 72 receptions, 1,049 receiving yards and a career-high 12 touchdowns – averaging 28.6 yards on each of his scores… His touchdown total was the most by a Seahawks player since WR Steve Largent had 12 in 1985 and was one off the club record by WR Daryl Turner in 1984… His 12 touchdowns tied for the AFC lead and was the third-best total touchdown figure in the NFL… Twice during the season, tied his single-game high with eight catches at St. Louis (10/19) and again at Denver (11/2), in addition he had at least five receptions in eight games… Against Oakland (10/26), had seven receptions for 117 yards and three touchdowns… Scored all three touchdowns in the second half, including the game-clincher with 2:24 left… One of three 100-yard efforts on the year… Caught five passes for 106 yards vs. San Diego (9/21) and six for 101 with two touchdowns vs. San Francisco (12/21)… Totaled 98 yards receiving at Denver (11/2)… At San Diego (11/9), scored the game-winning touchdown on a 40-yard reception with 2:20 remaining… Named a first alternate to the AFC Pro Bowl squad.

1996: Started all 16 games with the Seahawks… Finished the season leading the team in receptions (57), yards (987) and touchdowns (seven)… Posted two 100-yard games during the season… Opened the season with a 60-yard reception at San Diego (9/1) before tallying his second career punt return touchdown with an 88-yarder vs. Denver (9/8)… Turned out a season-best 137 yards on five receptions, including touchdowns of 51 and 65 yards at Miami (10/6)… Had a single-game high eight receptions in back-to-back midseason games against Houston (11/3) and Minnesota (11/10)… In the Oilers’ contest, had 94 yards receiving and the game-tying touchdown reception with 3:30 left… Eight catches against the Vikings were good for 91 yards and one score… In a late season AFC West showdown vs. Oakland (11/24), had three receptions for 99 yards, with receptions of 40 and 42 yards to set up touchdowns… Caught five balls for 108 yards, with a 43-yarder to set up a touchdown at Denver (12/1)… Through the first seven games of the season, averaged 11.8 yards on 12 punt returns to rank fourth in the AFC before relinquishing those duties to concentrate on offense.

1995: Started all 16 games for the Seahawks… Was the first rookie wide receiver to start every game for Seattle and the first since 1976 to start the opener… Along the way, was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by College and Pro Football News Weekly and was a consensus All-Rookie choice… Caught 67 passes for 1,039 yards and seven touchdowns, becoming the 10th rookie in NFL history to surpass 1,000 yards and the first since 1986… Combined with WR Brian Blades to form the first duo with 1,000 yards in the same season in Seattle history… Also added 154 rushing yards and a touchdown while returning 36 punts for a 10.0-yard average and one touchdown… Along the way, set franchise season records for receptions, yards and 100-yard games (three) by a rookie, totals that also led all NFL rookies – as did his seven touchdown receptions… The first record to fall was WR Daryl Turner’s for yardage (715 in 1984) 11 games into the season… In Week 14, broke WR Steve Largent’s record for rookie receptions (54 in 1976)… Prior to his arrival, the franchise had seen only five 100-yard games by a rookie, but he almost matched that himself, posting a franchise rookie-best three 100-yard games: five receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown at Buffalo (10/15); five receptions for 114 yards and two scores at Jacksonville (11/12); and five catches for 108 yards against Oakland (10/08)… In the Jaguars game, established a franchise record for the longest run from scrimmage with an 86-yard touchdown dash… Accounted for 200 yards from scrimmage in the game and earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his performance… A club-record 89-yard punt return for a touchdown against the N.Y. Giants (11/5) started him on his way to AFC Special Teams Player of the Month honors for November, a month in which he returned 13 punts for a 13.2 yard average and one touchdown… Both the 89-yard punt return and the 86-yard run were the longest such plays in the NFL in 1995… For the season, averaged 48.0 yards on each of his nine touchdowns (seven receiving, one rushing, one punt return) and was one of two players in the NFL (San Francisco’s WR Jerry Rice) to score three different ways.


Finished his college career second in Ohio State history in touchdown receptions with 19 – trailing only WR Cris Carter’s 27 – and had two games with three touchdowns… Finished fourth in both career receptions (108) and receiving yards (1,894)… Also added 20 kickoff returns for a 25.0-yard average and one score and 34 punt returns for a 7.8 average… Earned First-Team All-Big Ten Conference honors as a junior and Second-Team accolades as a senior while leading the team in receiving both years… As a senior, recorded 44 receptions for 669 yards and seven touchdowns… Also returned 18 kickoffs for 462 yards (25.7 avg.) and one touchdown… Also returned 16 punts for a 10.6 average… Finished his senior season catching eight passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns in the Citrus Bowl against Alabama, including a career-best 69-yard reception… As a junior, caught 47 passes for 946 yards and a school-record equaling (Carter – 1986) 11 touchdowns… His yardage total ranked third for a single-season in school history trailing Carter’s 1,127 in 1986 and 950 in 1985… Posted four 100-yard games, including 186 yards (third best single-game total in school history) on nine receptions with three touchdowns against Michigan State… Was a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete and National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Scholarship recipient… Majored in business/marketing.

Part owner of the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena Football League… Destroyers made their first appearance in the ArenaBowl in 2007… In 2007, opened two smoothie stores, “Smoothie Junction”… Plans on opening several other stores around the Tampa Bay Area… Joined several other teammates at the annual Miller Lite Kickoff Party in Channelside to help Buccaneers fans get ready for the 2007 season… Flew in an F/A – 18 Hornet fighter jet with the Blue Angels of the United States Navy in March 2007... Celebrated the holidays with children from Hillsborough Kids Inc. and the Safe Children Coalition during a party aboard the pirate ship at Raymond James Stadium in December 2006... Visited with patients at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in commemoration of Veterans Day in 2006... Discussed the upcoming season with the Greater Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater Chamber of Commerce members at two football season kickoff events in June 2006... Has served as a studio analyst for NBC Sports coverage of the Arena Football League... Landscaped front of Potter Elementary School, including laying new mulch and planting flowers, as part of the 2005 NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle… In his second year as a Buccaneer in 2005, invited children from the MacDill Air Force Base Boys and Girls Club to attend every Tampa Bay home game… In 2003, started the Joey Galloway Family Foundation to help provide opportunities for less fortunate families and children... Also supported the NFL Hometown Anti-Drug Challenge campaign and helped kick off Dallas’ 2002 Red Ribbon Week in the fall of 2002... His support included recording three versions of an anti-drug awareness public service announcement geared toward youth, parents and one for use in-stadium at Cowboys home games... Also made appearances at an elementary school and a youth rehab center as a guest speaker to share his personal anti-drug message and the donation of autographed memorabilia for a Red Ribbon Week Rally for over 1,000 middle school students... In December 2002, hosted the second “Galloway Holiday,” a party for the children at South Dallas’ St. Phillip’s School and Community Center... During the 2002 offseason, organized a motivational and goal-setting discussion with the children at Happy Hill Farm Academy and Home, accompanied by a donation of Reebok athletic clothing for the residents... Also spent time as a celebrity football coach at the sixth annual Dallas Cowboys Let Us Play! Sports Camp for Girls – a three-day sports camp for inner-city girls and served as a celebrity escort in the annual Children’s Cancer Fund Fashion Show and Luncheon co-chaired by Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman... In 2001, served as a guest speaker at Bryan Adams High School in Dallas, Texas, for the Teens Driving for Safety program, an assembly highlighting responsible driving practices for America’s teens... Despite his injury in 2000, joined in with the rest of the Cowboys wide receiver corps in distributing 500 hams to needy families as part of the Dallas Cowboys/Hormel Hams for the Holidays program hosted at The Salvation Army... Was a favorite with the preschoolers at the Gene & Jerry Jones Family Center for Children during the visit... During his Seahawks career, sponsored a group of students, the Galloway Express, at each Seattle home game... During the 1996 season, appeared on Wheel of Fortune with proceeds from his spins benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation... Earned his degree in business/marketing from Ohio State... Caught 32 passes for 608 yards and eight touchdowns, averaged 26.9 yards on kickoff returns and 15.2 on punt returns as a senior at Bellaire (Ohio) High School... Was also an All-Ohio choice in basketball and lettered in track... Born Joey Galloway on November 20, 1971 in Bellaire, Ohio.
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