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Rico Gathers

80
TE
Height: 
6-6

Weight:

290

Age

23
Baylor
1 Years Pro

TRANSACTION SUMMARY:

09/03/16: Waived and signed to Dallas’ practice squad (9/4)

04/30/16:    Drafted in the sixth round (217th overall) by Dallas.

Gameday Photos

Biography

2016:

  • After being drafted in the sixth round (217th overall) by Dallas, was released at the end of camp and spent the year on Dallas’ practice squad after not playing football since the eighth grade.

COLLEGE:

  • Started 25 of the 32 games he played for Baylor’s basketball team and averaged 25.5 minutes, 11.2 points and 9.0 rebounds-per-game.
  • Was an All-Big 12 first-team and Big 12 All-Defensive Team as a junior, starting all 34 games and averaging 11.6 points, 11.6 rebounds and 29.9 minutes-per-game.
  • As a sophomore, saw action in all 38 games, starting one, and averaged 6.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 17.8 minutes-per-game.
  • Played in all 37 games with two starts as a freshman, averaging 5.7 points and 5.7 rebounds-per-game.

PERSONAL:

  • Was a consensus top-50 national basketball recruit at Riverside Academy in Reserve, La., averaging 22.0 points, 17.0 rebounds, 4.1 blocks, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals as a senior.
  • Two-time Gatorade Louisiana High School Player of the Year.
  • He and his wife, Bria, have two sons, Rico Jr. and Raiden.
  • Earned his degree in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.

COMMUNITY:

  • 2016 Rookie Club presented by UnitedHealthcare.
  • 2016-17 Cowboys U High School Camp.
  • 2016 Dallas Cowboys Early Thanksgiving Day Meal at The Salvation Army.
  • 2017 Dallas Cowboys Draft Day/Fan Appreciation Party.
  • Annual team Holiday Hospital Visits.
  • Dallas Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon and Cowboys Family Cookbook benefiting Happy Hill Farm.
  • Salvation Army Angel Tree Christmas Program.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas.

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preseason

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
008/03/2017ARIW 18-2011359-261-------
108/12/2017@LAL 10-1310447-251-------
TOTAL 217106-262-------
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