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Austin Howard
OT #77
Height:
6-7
Weight:
330
Age:
30
College:
Northern Iowa
Hometown:
Davenport, IA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2017):

G
14
GS
14
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 90 86
2017 BAL 14 14
2016 OAK 11 10
2015 OAK 13 13
2014 OAK 16 16
2013 NYJ 16 16
2012 NYJ 16 16
2011 NYJ 0 0
2010 PHI 4 1
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @CIN W 20-0
2 CLE W 24-10
3 @JAX L 7-44
4 PIT L 9-26
5 @OAK W 30-17
6 CHI L 24-27
7 @MIN L 16-24
8 MIA W 40-0
9 @TEN L 20-23
11 @GB W 23-0
12 HOU W 23-16
13 DET W 44-20
14 @PIT L 38-39
15 @CLE W 27-10

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Biography

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Key Transactions

  • Signed with the Ravens as a free agent on 8/4/17 after being released by Oakland on 7/28/17
  • Signed with the Raiders as a UFA on 3/12/14
  • Signed with the Jets on 11/23/11
  • Waived by the Eagles on 9/3/11 and signed to the Ravens’ practice squad on 9/6/11
  • Signed with the Eagles as a rookie free agent on 4/26/10

Career Highlights

  • Entering 2017, has played in 76 games (72 starts), including 71 starts over the past five seasons
  • While with Oakland, played in 11 games (10 starts) at right tackle in 2016 for the NFL’s sixth-ranked offense (373.3 ypg) and helped anchor an offensive line that allowed a league-low 18 sacks
  • Protected QB Derek Carr in 2015 and 2016, helping him earn back-to-back Pro Bowl nods
  • Started all 16 games for the third-consecutive season in 2014, making all his starts at RG
  • In 2013 with the New York Jets, saw action in 16 games (all starts), helping block for the NFL’s sixth best rushing offense (134.9 ypg)
  • Missed just one offensive snap in 2012, starting all 16 games at RT and helping RB Shonn Greene gain 1,063 rushing yards

Personal

  • Earned the 2012 Kyle Clifton Good Guy Award, which recognizes exceptionally consistent willingness, cooperation and professionalism in daily interaction with the various departments in the Jets organization
  • Has four siblings (Aaron, Amy, Ashley and Marcel), who all attended Iowa State…Aaron and Marcel both played football for the Cyclones, while Marcel also spent time with the Detroit Lions
  • Played both basketball and football at Northern Iowa, helping the basketball team earn a No. 10 seed in the 2006 NCAA tournament

Season Recaps

2016:(Oakland Raiders – 11/10, 1/1)

  • Started 10 games at RT as part of an offensive line that allowed a league-low 18 sacks and paved the way for 1,922 rushing yards…Missed five games with an ankle injury
  • The Raiders finished with the league’s sixth-ranked offense (373.3 ypg), while the 18 sacks allowed were the fewest QB drops the Raiders surrendered since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger
  • Helped protect QB Derek Carr, who threw for 3,937 yards and 32 TDs, earning his second-straight Pro Bowl appearance
  • Helped lead an O-line that paved the way for RB Latavius Murray to gain 103 rushing yards at KC (12/8)
  • Started for an offensive line that did not permit a sack in a 38-24 win vs. Buf. (12/4)
  • Returned from injury and was part of an offensive line that protected QB Derek Carr, allowing him to throw for 317 yards and 2 TDs in a 34-31 win vs. SD (10/9)

2015:(Oakland Raiders – 13/13)

  • Started 13 games at right tackle prior to being placed on Injured Reserve with a knee injury on 12/19…Helped QB Derek Carr throw for a career-high 3,987 yards and 32 TDs
  • Anchored an offensive line that did not allow a sack and helped produce over 450 yards of offense in a 34-20 win vs. NYJ (11/1)...QB Derek Carr threw for 333 yards and 4 TDs and RB Latavius Murray rushed for 113 yards
  • Started for a unit that did not allow a sack and helped pave the way for 155 rushing yards and 469 total yards of offense at Cle. (9/27)
  • Part of an offensive line that helped the offense accumulate 448 total yards (351 passing yards) vs. Bal. (9/20), marking the team’s most productive offensive outing since 2013

2014:(Oakland Raiders – 16/16)

  • Started all 16 games at right guard after transitioning from tackle upon his arrival
  • Protected QB Derek Carr, allowing him to throw for 254 yards, 3 TDs and post a season-high 140.2 QB rating vs. SF (12/7)
  • Helped pave the way for a season-high 179 rushing yards in a 24-20 win vs. KC (11/20)
  • Helped the Raiders’ attack gain 364 yards of total offense vs. Hou. (9/14)

2013:(New York Jets – 16/16)

  • Served as the starter at right tackle, helping block for the league’s sixth-best rushing offense (134.9 ypg)
  • Part of an O-line that did not allow a sack for a second-consecutive game and helped NYJ register 374 total yards, including 154 on the ground at Mia. (12/29)
  • Anchored an offensive line that helped the Jets gain 422 total yards, including a season-high 208 yards on the ground vs. Cle. (12/22)
  • Blocked for two 100-yard receivers (Stephen Hill and Santonio Holmes), a 100-yard rusher (Bilal Powell) and a 300-yard passer (Geno Smith) while not allowing a sack in a 27-20 win vs. Buf. (9/22)

2012:(New York Jets – 16/16)

  • Started all 16 games, missing only one offensive snap and helping QB Mark Sanchez record three 300-yard passing games and RB Shon Greene gain 1,063 rushing yards
  • Started on an O-line that helped pave the way for RB Shon Greene to post a career-high 161 rushing yards and 3 TDs in a 35-9 win vs. Ind. (10/14)
  • Protected QB Mark Sanchez, allowing him to throw for 306 yards in a 23-20 win at Mia. (9/23)
  • Made his Jets debut at RT, helping the offense tally 48 points, the most in franchise history for a season opener vs. Buf. (9/9)

2011:(Baltimore & New York Jets – 0/0)

  • Spent Weeks 1-11 on the Ravens’ practice squad, before being claimed by the Jets…Spent Weeks 12-16 on the Jets’ active roster, but did not play

2010:(Philadelphia – 4/1)

  • Made the Eagles roster as an undrafted free agent and saw action in four games, primarily on special teams
  • Made his first-career start vs. Dal. (1/2/11)

College

  • Began his collegiate career at Northern Iowa as a blocking tight end before switching to left tackle as a sophomore in 2008...Also played on Northern Iowa’s basketball team
  • Appeared in 11 games (10 starts) in 2009, earning All-American accolades after helping guide the Panthers offense to a No. 1 ranking in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in total offense
  • Started all 15 games as a junior at left tackle as part of an O-line that allowed just 12 sacks, earning second-team All-MVFC honors in 2008
  • Started 13 games as a tight end in 2007, hauling in 5 passes for 38 yards and 1 TD on the season
  • Saw action in 10 games as a redshirt freshman in 2006 as a blocking tight end
  • Redshirted in football in 2005, but was part of the Panthers basketball team that earned a No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament
  • Majored in criminology

High School

  • Attended Central (Davenport, IA) HS, where he earned second-team All-State honors
  • Produced 15 catches for 243 yards and 4 TDs as a senior tight end

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Key Transactions

  • Signed with the Ravens as a free agent on 8/4/17 after being released by Oakland on 7/28/17
  • Signed with the Raiders as a UFA on 3/12/14
  • Signed with the Jets on 11/23/11
  • Waived by the Eagles on 9/3/11 and signed to the Ravens’ practice squad on 9/6/11
  • Signed with the Eagles as a rookie free agent on 4/26/10

Career Highlights

  • Entering 2017, has played in 76 games (72 starts), including 71 starts over the past five seasons
  • While with Oakland, played in 11 games (10 starts) at right tackle in 2016 for the NFL’s sixth-ranked offense (373.3 ypg) and helped anchor an offensive line that allowed a league-low 18 sacks
  • Protected QB Derek Carr in 2015 and 2016, helping him earn back-to-back Pro Bowl nods
  • Started all 16 games for the third-consecutive season in 2014, making all his starts at RG
  • In 2013 with the New York Jets, saw action in 16 games (all starts), helping block for the NFL’s sixth best rushing offense (134.9 ypg)
  • Missed just one offensive snap in 2012, starting all 16 games at RT and helping RB Shonn Greene gain 1,063 rushing yards

Personal

  • Earned the 2012 Kyle Clifton Good Guy Award, which recognizes exceptionally consistent willingness, cooperation and professionalism in daily interaction with the various departments in the Jets organization
  • Has four siblings (Aaron, Amy, Ashley and Marcel), who all attended Iowa State…Aaron and Marcel both played football for the Cyclones, while Marcel also spent time with the Detroit Lions
  • Played both basketball and football at Northern Iowa, helping the basketball team earn a No. 10 seed in the 2006 NCAA tournament

Season Recaps

2016:(Oakland Raiders – 11/10, 1/1)

  • Started 10 games at RT as part of an offensive line that allowed a league-low 18 sacks and paved the way for 1,922 rushing yards…Missed five games with an ankle injury
  • The Raiders finished with the league’s sixth-ranked offense (373.3 ypg), while the 18 sacks allowed were the fewest QB drops the Raiders surrendered since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger
  • Helped protect QB Derek Carr, who threw for 3,937 yards and 32 TDs, earning his second-straight Pro Bowl appearance
  • Helped lead an O-line that paved the way for RB Latavius Murray to gain 103 rushing yards at KC (12/8)
  • Started for an offensive line that did not permit a sack in a 38-24 win vs. Buf. (12/4)
  • Returned from injury and was part of an offensive line that protected QB Derek Carr, allowing him to throw for 317 yards and 2 TDs in a 34-31 win vs. SD (10/9)

2015:(Oakland Raiders – 13/13)

  • Started 13 games at right tackle prior to being placed on Injured Reserve with a knee injury on 12/19…Helped QB Derek Carr throw for a career-high 3,987 yards and 32 TDs
  • Anchored an offensive line that did not allow a sack and helped produce over 450 yards of offense in a 34-20 win vs. NYJ (11/1)...QB Derek Carr threw for 333 yards and 4 TDs and RB Latavius Murray rushed for 113 yards
  • Started for a unit that did not allow a sack and helped pave the way for 155 rushing yards and 469 total yards of offense at Cle. (9/27)
  • Part of an offensive line that helped the offense accumulate 448 total yards (351 passing yards) vs. Bal. (9/20), marking the team’s most productive offensive outing since 2013

2014:(Oakland Raiders – 16/16)

  • Started all 16 games at right guard after transitioning from tackle upon his arrival
  • Protected QB Derek Carr, allowing him to throw for 254 yards, 3 TDs and post a season-high 140.2 QB rating vs. SF (12/7)
  • Helped pave the way for a season-high 179 rushing yards in a 24-20 win vs. KC (11/20)
  • Helped the Raiders’ attack gain 364 yards of total offense vs. Hou. (9/14)

2013:(New York Jets – 16/16)

  • Served as the starter at right tackle, helping block for the league’s sixth-best rushing offense (134.9 ypg)
  • Part of an O-line that did not allow a sack for a second-consecutive game and helped NYJ register 374 total yards, including 154 on the ground at Mia. (12/29)
  • Anchored an offensive line that helped the Jets gain 422 total yards, including a season-high 208 yards on the ground vs. Cle. (12/22)
  • Blocked for two 100-yard receivers (Stephen Hill and Santonio Holmes), a 100-yard rusher (Bilal Powell) and a 300-yard passer (Geno Smith) while not allowing a sack in a 27-20 win vs. Buf. (9/22)

2012:(New York Jets – 16/16)

  • Started all 16 games, missing only one offensive snap and helping QB Mark Sanchez record three 300-yard passing games and RB Shon Greene gain 1,063 rushing yards
  • Started on an O-line that helped pave the way for RB Shon Greene to post a career-high 161 rushing yards and 3 TDs in a 35-9 win vs. Ind. (10/14)
  • Protected QB Mark Sanchez, allowing him to throw for 306 yards in a 23-20 win at Mia. (9/23)
  • Made his Jets debut at RT, helping the offense tally 48 points, the most in franchise history for a season opener vs. Buf. (9/9)

2011:(Baltimore & New York Jets – 0/0)

  • Spent Weeks 1-11 on the Ravens’ practice squad, before being claimed by the Jets…Spent Weeks 12-16 on the Jets’ active roster, but did not play

2010:(Philadelphia – 4/1)

  • Made the Eagles roster as an undrafted free agent and saw action in four games, primarily on special teams
  • Made his first-career start vs. Dal. (1/2/11)

College

  • Began his collegiate career at Northern Iowa as a blocking tight end before switching to left tackle as a sophomore in 2008...Also played on Northern Iowa’s basketball team
  • Appeared in 11 games (10 starts) in 2009, earning All-American accolades after helping guide the Panthers offense to a No. 1 ranking in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in total offense
  • Started all 15 games as a junior at left tackle as part of an O-line that allowed just 12 sacks, earning second-team All-MVFC honors in 2008
  • Started 13 games as a tight end in 2007, hauling in 5 passes for 38 yards and 1 TD on the season
  • Saw action in 10 games as a redshirt freshman in 2006 as a blocking tight end
  • Redshirted in football in 2005, but was part of the Panthers basketball team that earned a No. 10 seed in the NCAA tournament
  • Majored in criminology

High School

  • Attended Central (Davenport, IA) HS, where he earned second-team All-State honors
  • Produced 15 catches for 243 yards and 4 TDs as a senior tight end
 

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