Julian Stanford
Stanford in 2018.
No. 50 – Carolina Panthers
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1990-09-02) September 2, 1990 (age 31)
Bloomfield, Connecticut
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Bloomfield
(Bloomfield, Connecticut)
College:Wagner
Undrafted:2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2011 First-team All-NEC
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2021
Total tackles:109
Sacks:1.0
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Julian Stanford (born September 2, 1990) is an American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wagner College and was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He has also played for the Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets, and Buffalo Bills.

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

Stanford signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft as a rookie free agent.[1] He was released on August 30, 2013.

Detroit Lions

On December 3, 2013, Stanford signed with the Detroit Lions.[2] He was cut by the Lions on September 6, 2015.[3]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

After working out for the team Stanford signed to the Buccaneers practice squad on September 16, 2015.[4] On September 22, 2015, he was released from practice squad. On October 28, 2015, he was re-signed to the practice squad. On November 3, 2015, he was waived.

New York Jets

On December 1, 2015, Stanford was signed to the Jets' practice squad and was re-signed on January 5, 2016.[5] He was released on September 26, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[6] He was promoted back to the active roster on October 22, 2016.[7] He was waived by the Jets on December 7, 2016 and placed on injured reserve.[8]

On April 14, 2017, Stanford was released by the Jets but was re-signed three days later.[9][10]

Buffalo Bills

On March 14, 2018, Stanford signed with the Buffalo Bills.[11]

Carolina Panthers

After becoming a free agent in March 2020, Stanford visited the Houston Texans on August 16,[12] and had a tryout with the Carolina Panthers on August 19.[13] On August 22, 2020, Stanford was signed by the Panthers.[14]

On May 18, 2021, Stanford re-signed with Carolina.[15]

References

  1. ^ "Jaguars sign 17 rookie Free Agents". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on June 15, 2012. Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  2. ^ Lions sign LB Julian Stanford
  3. ^ "NFL cutdowns claim four players with Staten Island ties". September 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "Bucs release James-Michael Johnson". September 16, 2015.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 7, 2016. Retrieved April 21, 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Allen, Eric. "Jets Claim TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins". NewYorkJets.com.
  7. ^ Allen, Eric (October 22, 2016). "Jets Promote LBs Ochi & Stanford to Roster". NewYorkJets.com. Archived from the original on August 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Lange, Randy (December 7, 2016). "Jets Acquire LB Arthur Brown on Waivers". NewYorkJets.com.
  9. ^ "Julian Stanford: Released by Jets". CBSSports.com. April 14, 2017.
  10. ^ Lange, Randy (April 17, 2017). "Jets Re-Sign 4th-Year LB Julian Stanford". NewYorkJets.com.
  11. ^ Brown, Chris (March 14, 2018). "Run stuffer Lotulelei, pass rusher Murphy headline Bills free agent acquisitions". BuffaloBills.com. Archived from the original on May 21, 2018. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  12. ^ @AlbertBreer (August 16, 2020). "Today's tryout/visit list" (Tweet). Retrieved August 21, 2020 – via Twitter.
  13. ^ @AlbertBreer (August 19, 2020). "Today's workouts/visits" (Tweet). Retrieved August 21, 2020 – via Twitter.
  14. ^ Simmons, Myles (August 22, 2020). "Panthers sign linebacker Julian Stanford". Panthers.com.
  15. ^ Gantt, Darin (May 18, 2021). "Panthers bring back Julian Stanford". Panthers.com.