What draft pick was Jason Witten?

69th overall
The Cowboys selected him in the third round with the 69th overall pick. Here are some of the comments on Witten from 14 talent evaluators leading up to his 2003 NFL draft: Receivers coach: Should have stayed in.

How many touchdowns did Jason Witten have?

1
24
Jason Witten/Number of touchdowns

What happened to Jason Witten?

FRISCO, Texas — After 17 seasons, Jason Witten is retiring from the NFL. He intends to sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in March when his contract with the Las Vegas Raiders expires at the end of the league year.

How old was Jason Witten when he was drafted?

The Dallas Cowboys selected Witten in the third round (69th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He successfully entered the league as a 20-year-old rookie player. On September 7, he had his NFL debut in a 27–13 loss to the Atlanta Falcons and started seven of the 15 games he played in his rookie season.

How heavy is Jason Witten?

Jason Witten

No. 82
Born: May 6, 1982 Washington, D.C.
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 263 lb (119 kg)
Career information

Is Jason Witten married?

Michelle Witten
Jason Witten/Spouse

Where does Jason Witten rank all time?

11th
Witten now ranks 11th on the NFL’s all-time tight ends receptions list with 452. Played in his 100th career game and recorded five receptions for 47 yards with a long reception of 11 yards at Kansas City (10/11).

Is Jason Witten retired 2020?

Jason Witten retiring after 17-year career; TE will retire as member of Cowboys. He returned to the NFL in 2019 with the Cowboys before signing a one-year deal with the Raiders in 2020, catching 13 passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns in 16 games.

Why did Greg Olsen retire?

Greg Olsen, one of the most prolific pass-catching tight ends in NFL history, announced his retirement on Sunday. A plantar fascia injury in November landed Olsen on injured reserve, but he was able to make it back before the end of the season.

Who is the oldest tight end in the NFL?

Jason Witten
Tight End – Jason Witten, Las Vegas Raiders, age 38.

How much is Jerry Jones worth?

10.3 billion USD (2021)
Jerry Jones/Net worth

Did Jason Witten retire as a Cowboy?

Jason Witten retirement: Cowboys legend named head coach for local high school team. The 38-year-old will sign a one-day contract with the Dallas Cowboys when his one-year contract officially expires with the Las Vegas Raiders in March, ending his illustrious NFL career for a second time in three years.

What did Jason Witten do in the NFL?

A third-round pick in 2003, Witten developed into one of the best tight ends in NFL history. He was named to the Pro Bowl 11 times, tied with Hall of Fame defensive lineman Bob Lilly for the most in Dallas history, and was considered a complete tight end because of his ability as a blocker in addition to his pass catching.

How many catches did Jason Witten have in Week 1?

He became the third tight end in NFL history with 96 or more catches. He started the season off strong with six receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown in a 45–35 victory over the New York Giants in Week 1.

How many receptions did Jason Witten have as a freshman?

As a freshman, he recorded one reception on the season, which went for 11 yards in a 70–3 victory over Louisiana–Monroe. Witten started three games as a sophomore, catching 28 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns. He scored his first collegiate touchdown in a 35–24 victory over Alabama.

How old was Jason Witten’s father when he moved to Elizabethton?

Witten’s father, a 6’8″, 300 lb. mailman, became addicted to alcohol and drugs when Witten was 6 and became abusive toward Witten’s mother, Kim, and Witten’s older brothers. When Witten was 11, he moved to Elizabethton to live with his grandparents.