Aaron Stinnie
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Stinnie with the Tennessee Titans in 2018
No. 64 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Personal information
Born: (1994-02-18) February 18, 1994 (age 29)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Anne's-Belfield
(Charlottesville, VA)
College:James Madison (2013–2017)
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Games played:18
Games started:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Aaron Phillip Stinnie (born February 18, 1994) is an American football guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at James Madison.

Early life and high school

Stinnie was born and grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia and attended St. Anne's-Belfield School. He focused on basketball and did not begin playing football until his junior year after joining the team at the insistence of his friends.[1]

College career

After redshirting his freshman season, Stinnie began his career with the Dukes as a defensive lineman, recording 11 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 12 games in his first season of playing time, before moving over to the offensive line going into his redshirt sophomore season. Stinnie became a three-year starter for JMU, starting 42 consecutive games to end his career, and was an FCS All-America selection for his redshirt junior and senior seasons.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3+12 in
(1.92 m)
312 lb
(142 kg)
34+14 in
(0.87 m)
9+12 in
(0.24 m)
5.23 s 1.88 s 3.00 s 4.65 s 7.63 s 27.0 in
(0.69 m)
8 ft 6 in
(2.59 m)
21 reps
All values from Pro Day[3]

Tennessee Titans

Stinnie signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2018 and made the final 53-man roster out of training camp.[4][5] Stinnie made his NFL debut, the only regular season appearance of his rookie season, on October 21, 2018 against the Los Angeles Chargers.[6]

On August 31, 2019, Stinnie was waived by the Titans and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on September 7, 2019 before the season opener.[9] He was waived on November 9.[10]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On November 11, 2019, Stinnie was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[11] Stinnie appeared in five games, three with the Titans and two with the Buccaneers, during the 2019 season.[12] Stinnie appeared in six games during the 2020 regular season.[13] Stinnie made his first professional start in the Divisional Round of the playoffs against the New Orleans Saints after starting right guard Alex Cappa fractured his ankle in the Wild Card Round.[14] He started the final three games of the playoffs, including Super Bowl LV as the Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs.[15]

Stinnie signed a contract extension with the Buccaneers on March 17, 2021.[16] He made his first career regular season start in Week 12 in place of an injured Ali Marpet. He suffered a knee injury in that game and was placed on injured reserve on December 1, 2021.[17] He was activated on January 8, 2022.[18]

On March 13, 2022, Stinnie re-signed with the Buccaneers.[19] He suffered a torn ACL in the preseason and was placed on injured reserve on August 22, 2022.[20]

On March 15, 2023, Stinnie re-signed with the Buccaneers.[21]

Personal life

Stinnie's father, Phil Stinnie, played college basketball at Virginia Commonwealth and is seventh on the school's all-time scoring list.[1]


  1. ^ a b O'Connor, John (October 10, 2017). "JMU's Aaron Stinnie, a relatively new kid on the block, drawing NFL scouts' attention". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  2. ^ Madia, Greg (March 21, 2018). "Stinnie Keeping Dream Alive". DukesofJMU.com. Rivals.com. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 Draft Scout Aaron Stinnie, James Madison NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". draftscout.com. Retrieved September 4, 2022.
  4. ^ Wolf, Jason (April 29, 2018). "Titans signing more than 20 undrafted free agents". The Tennessean. USA Today Network. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "Former STAB/JMU standout Aaron Stinnie makes Tennessee Titans roster". The Daily Progress. September 1, 2018. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Titans-Ravens Game Notes". TitansOnline.com. October 14, 2018. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 31, 2019). "Roster Moves: Titans Trim Roster to 53 Players While Also Trading WR Taywan Taylor to Browns". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  8. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 1, 2019). "Titans Add QB Logan Woodside, Eight Others to Team's Practice Squad". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  9. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 7, 2019). "Titans Promote OL Aaron Stinnie to 53-Man Roster, Waive WR Kalif Raymond". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  10. ^ Wyatt, Jim (November 9, 2019). "Titans Promote WR Cody Hollister to 53-Man Roster, Waive OL Aaron Stinnie". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  11. ^ Smith, Scott (November 11, 2019). "Bucs Claim G Aaron Stinnie Off Waivers". Buccaneers.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  12. ^ "Aaron Stinnie 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 10, 2020.
  13. ^ Willett, Preston (January 11, 2021). "STAB alum Aaron Stinnie to start in NFL Playoffs". cbs19news.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  14. ^ Knight, Joey (January 15, 2021). "Can Bucs guard Aaron Stinnie go from healthy scratch to heady starter?". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  15. ^ Shiers, Mike (February 7, 2021). "Charlottesville-native Aaron Stinnie is a Super Bowl Champion". nbc29.com. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  16. ^ Smith, Scott (March 17, 2021). "Bucs Re-Sign Playoff Standout Aaron Stinnie". Buccaneers.com. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  17. ^ Smith, Scott (December 1, 2021). "Bucs Place Aaron Stinnie on Injured Reserve". Buccaneers.com.
  18. ^ Smith, Scott (January 8, 2022). "Grayson Promotion, Stinnie Activation Among Saturday Moves". Buccaneers.com.
  19. ^ Smith, Scott (March 13, 2022). "Bucs Re-Sign Aaron Stinnie". Buccaneers.com.
  20. ^ Smith, Scott (August 22, 2022). "Bucs Place Cam Gill, Aaron Stinnie on Injured Reserve". Buccaneers.com.
  21. ^ Smith, Scott (March 15, 2023). "Bucs Agree to Terms with G Aaron Stinnie". Buccaneers.com.