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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):

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6
GS
6
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 82 78
2017 BAL 6 6
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

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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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