Josh Hammond
Philadelphia Eagles
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1998-07-24) July 24, 1998 (age 23)
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Hallandale
(Hallandale Beach, Florida)
College:Florida
Undrafted:2020
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Josh Hammond (born July 24, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida.

College career

Hammond was a member of the Florida Gators for four seasons. He finished his collegiate career with 87 receptions for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns and 134 yards and two touchdowns rushing in 49 games played.[1]

Professional career

Jaguars

Hammond signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent on April 25, 2020.[2] He was waived on September 6, 2021, during final roster cuts and was re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[3][4] Hammond remained on the practice squad for the 2020 season and signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars on January 4, 2021.[5] He was cut by the Jaguars at the end of training camp on August 31, 2021, and was re-signed back to the team's practice squad.[6][7] Hammond was elevated to the active roster on December 26, 2021, for the team's Week 16 game against the New York Jets and made his NFL debut in the game.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 10, 2022.[9] He was waived on May 16, 2022.[10]

Eagles

On May 17, Hammond was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles.[11]

Personal life

Hammond is the younger brother of former Florida and NFL wide receiver Frankie Hammond.[12]

References

  1. ^ Reynolds, Lauren (April 1, 2020). "NFL Draft Profile: Gators WR Josh Hammond". Rivals.com. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "UF's Josh Hammond among undrafted free agents to reach deal with Jaguars". The Florida Times-Union. April 26, 2020. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  3. ^ Hill, Kassidy (September 6, 2020). "Jaguars Make Final Roster Cuts, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". SI.com. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  4. ^ "Jaguars Sign 15 Players to Practice Squad". Jaguars.com. September 7, 2020. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  5. ^ "Jaguars' Josh Hammond: Stays with Jags". CBSSports.com. RotoWire. January 4, 2021. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  6. ^ "Roster Moves: Jaguars Reduce Roster to 53". Jaguars.com. August 31, 2021. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  7. ^ Oehser, John (September 1, 2021). "Official: Jaguars claim Johnson, sign 13 players to practice squad". Jaguars.com. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  8. ^ Johnson, James (December 26, 2021). "Jags add a trio from practice squad prior to game vs. Jets, place DE/OLB Jordan Smith on Reserve/COVID-19 list". Jaguars Wire. USA Today. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  9. ^ "Roster Moves: Jaguars sign 8 players to Reserve/Future contracts". Jaguars.com. January 10, 2022.
  10. ^ "Roster Moves: Jaguars sign four, waive four". Jaguars.com. May 16, 2022.
  11. ^ McPherson, Chris (May 17, 2022). "Eagles claim WR Josh Hammond from the Jaguars". Philadelphia Eagles.
  12. ^ "Meet UF receiver Joshua Hammond". Orlando Sentinel. February 1, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2021.