Braxton Hoyett
Personal information
Born: (1996-02-05) February 5, 1996 (age 26)
Alexander City, Alabama
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Pelham
(Pelham, Alabama)
College:Mississippi State
Position:Defensive end
Undrafted:2019
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:4
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Braxton Hoyett (born February 5, 1996) is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He played college football for Mississippi State.

Professional career

Tennessee Titans

Hoyett was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2019.[1] He was waived on August 30, 2019 during final roster cuts.[2]

Kansas City Chiefs

Hoyett was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs to their practice squad on October 1, 2019.[3] He remained on practice squad for the rest of the season and as the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV against the San Francisco 49ers.

Hoyett re-signed with the Chiefs on February 5, 2020.[4] He was waived on July 29, 2020,[5] but re-signed on August 8.[6] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020,[7] but was signed to the team's practice squad the next day.[8] He was elevated to the active roster on September 19 for the team's Week 2 game against the Los Angeles Chargers, and reverted to the practice squad after the game.[9] He was placed on the practice squad/COVID-19 list by the team on November 10.[10] He was restored to the practice squad and subsequently released on November 17.[11]

Baltimore Ravens

On December 4, 2020, Hoyett was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad.[12] He was released on December 15,[13] but re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[14] He was released again on January 12, 2021.[15] On January 18, 2021, Hoyett signed a reserve/futures contract with the Ravens.[16] He was waived with an injury settlement on June 2, 2021.[17]

New Orleans Saints

On December 22, 2021, Hoyett was signed to the New Orleans Saints practice squad.[18] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints on January 11, 2022.[19] He was waived on May 11, 2022.

References

  1. ^ Cotton, Dan (May 10, 2019). "Tennessee Titans sign 13 undrafted free agents". 247Sports.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  2. ^ Floyd, Chrissy (August 30, 2019). "Tracking Tennessee Titans roster cuts ahead of 2019 season". Titans Wire. USA Today. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  3. ^ Goldman, Charles (October 1, 2019). "Chiefs sign DT Braxton Hoyett to practice squad". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "Chiefs add 9 practice squad players on reserve/future contracts". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. February 5, 2020.
  5. ^ @Chiefs (July 29, 2020). "We have signed free agent G Kelechi Osemele. The following players have been waived: Jovahn Fair, Braxton Hoyett, Jalen Julius, John Lovett, Tyler Newsome, and Byran Wright" (Tweet). Retrieved October 5, 2020 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Goldman, Charles (August 8, 2020). "Chiefs re-sign DT Braxton Hoyett". USAToday.com. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  7. ^ Brisco, Joshua (September 5, 2020). "Kansas City Chiefs Cut Roster Down to 53 Ahead of Deadline, Including Breeland Speaks". SI.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  8. ^ Summers, Mitchel (September 6, 2020). "Chiefs finalize practice squad roster". WIBW.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  9. ^ Williams, Charean (September 19, 2020). "Chiefs place Khalen Saunders on IR, call up Braxton Hoyett". Yahoo Sports. Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  10. ^ Goldman, Charles (November 10, 2020). "Chiefs make several transactions on Tuesday". USAToday.com. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  11. ^ "Braxton Hoyett: Restored from COVID list and cut". CBSSports.com. November 17, 2020. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  12. ^ Kasinitz, Aaron (December 4, 2020). "Baltimore Ravens make slew of roster moves; 5 players miss practice, while vet returns". PennLive.com. Retrieved January 10, 2021.
  13. ^ Brown, Clifton (December 15, 2020). "Trace McSorley Placed on Injured Reserve". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  14. ^ Zrebiec, Jeff [@jeffzrebiec] (December 16, 2020). "Ravens signed DT Braxton Hoyett and WR Gary Jennings to their practice squad. Their four practice squad protections this week: QB Tyler Huntley, TE Eric Tomlinson, LS Nick Moore and CB Pierre Desir" (Tweet). Retrieved February 2, 2021 – via Twitter.
  15. ^ Mink, Ryan (January 12, 2021). "Ravens Sign Two Veteran Offensive Linemen to Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  16. ^ Mink, Ryan (January 18, 2021). "Ravens Sign 11 Players to Reserve/Future Deals, Waive Four Veterans". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  17. ^ Williams, Charean (June 2, 2021). "Ravens waive Braxton Hoyett with injury settlement". NBCSports.com. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  18. ^ "New Orleans Saints place tight end Adam Trautman on Covid-19 list". NewOrleansSaints.com. December 22, 2021.
  19. ^ "Saints sign eight players to reserve/future contracts". NewOrleansSaints.com. January 11, 2022.