Mekhi Sargent
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Sargent in 2021
No. 36 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1997-10-08) October 8, 1997 (age 24)
Key West, Florida
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Key West HS
College:Iowa
Undrafted:2021
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:9
Rushing touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Mekhi Sargent (born October 8, 1997) is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He went undrafted in the 2021 NFL Draft. Sargent played college football at Iowa.

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
5 ft 8+38 in
(1.74 m)
208 lb
(94 kg)
30+38 in
(0.77 m)
9+38 in
(0.24 m)
4.69 s 1.50 s 2.68 s 4.30 s 7.08 s 33.5 in
(0.85 m)
9 ft 5 in
(2.87 m)
18 reps
All values from Pro Day[1]

Tennessee Titans

Sargent signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2021.[2][3] He made the 53-man roster on August 31 as the Titans' No. 3 running back on the depth chart to start the season.[4] [5] He played in three games before being waived on October 23, 2021, but was re-signed to the practice squad.[6][7] On November 1, 2021, Sargent was released from the practice squad.[8]

Los Angeles Rams

Sargent was signed to the Los Angeles Rams practice squad on November 4, 2021.[9] He was promoted to the active roster on December 8.[10] He was waived on December 25.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Sargent was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 27, 2021.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Mekhi Sargent, Iowa, RB, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "What scouting reports say about Titans UDFA Mekhi Sargent". May 24, 2021.
  3. ^ Glennon, John. "Sargent Adds to Recent Run on Undrafted Players". Sports Illustrated Tennessee Titans News, Analysis and More. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  4. ^ "Mekhi Sargent should be key piece of Titans RB committee". Titan Sized. 2021-08-28. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  5. ^ Morrow, Ralph (2021-09-15). "FROM CONCH TO TITAN: MEKHI SARGENT SHINES IN NFL". Florida Keys Weekly Newspapers. Retrieved 2021-10-21.
  6. ^ Wyatt, Jim (October 23, 2021). "Titans Activate RB Darrynton Evans, DL Larrell Murchison from Injured Reserve". TennesseeTitans.com.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (October 26, 2021). "Titans Add Two to Practice Squad, Release Three Others". TennesseeTitans.com.
  8. ^ "Titans Sign Veteran RBs Adrian Peterson and D'Onta Foreman to Practice Squad in a Flurry of Moves". TennesseeTitans.com. November 2, 2021. Retrieved November 2, 2021.
  9. ^ "Rams add WR Brandon Powell and RB Mekhi Sargent to practice squad". Rams Wire. USA Today. November 4, 2021.
  10. ^ "Rams sign RB Mekhi Sargent to active roster, add WR J.J. Koski to practice squad". The Rams Wire. USA Today. December 8, 2021.
  11. ^ "Roster Moves: Jaguars place 10 on Reserve/COVID-19 list, James Robinson on IR & more". Jaguars.com. December 27, 2021.