Player Bio

Austen Lane
DE #73
Height:
6-6
Weight:
265
Age:
27
College:
Murray State
Hometown:
Evanston, IL
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
0
SCK
--
FF
--
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 66 47 19 3.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2014 CHI 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 DET 2 0 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 JAC 11 7 32 22 10 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2011 JAC 6 1 14 8 6 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 JAC 11 9 20 17 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
17 @MIN L 9-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Fifth-year defensive end begins his first season with the Bears in 2014, accumulating 64 tackles (46 solo), 3.0 sacks and 1 FF over the course of his career.… Appeared in 30 games (17 starts) in four NFL seasons for the Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-12) and Detroit Lions (2013)… Spent training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 before being waived prior to the start of the season.
PRO CAREER: Fifth-year defensive end begins his first season with the Bears in 2014, accumulating 64 tackles (46 solo), 3.0 sacks and 1 FF over the course of his career.… Appeared in 30 games (17 starts) in four NFL seasons for the Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-12) and Detroit Lions (2013)… Spent training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 before being waived prior to the start of the season.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 5th round (153rd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft… Signed with the Jaguars (7/14/10)… Waived by Jacksonville (6/13/13)… Acquired from waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs (6/14/13)… Waived by Kansas City (8/31/13)… Signed by the Detroit Lions (11/5/13)… Waived by the Lions (11/27/13)… Signed by the Chicago Bears (2/17/14) SIGNED through 2014

2013 SEASON: Appeared in 2 contests for the Detroit Lions with 1 QB hurry… Spent training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs after being waived by Jacksonville in June.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012 - Appeared in 11 games (7 starts) for the Jaguars, recording career-highs in tackles (32; 10 solo), sacks (2.0) and FFs (1). 2011 – Played in 6 games, starting 1 with Jacksonville… Posted 12 tackles (7 solo) and 1 sack (-6.0 yards). 2010 - Played in 11 contests with 9 starts as a rookie in Jacksonville… Registered 20 tackles (17 solo).

COLLEGE: Appeared in 43 games (40 starts) at Murray State (2006-09), recording 211 tackles, 42 QB pressures, 7 FFs, 3 FRs, 5 PBUs, 1 INT, 4 blocked kicks and set school records with 29.0 sacks and 55 TFLs... Started all 11 games as a senior team captain in 2009, finishing with a career-high 65 tackles, 11.0 sacks, 20.5 TFLs and 19 QB pressures... Played in 12 games (10 starts) as a junior in 2008, posting 12.0 sacks, 22.0 TFLs, 11 QB pressures, 3 FRs, 3 FFs and 1 blocked kick... Made 10 starts as a sophomore in 2007, producing 49 tackles, 6 QB pressures, 1 PBUs and 1 blocked kick... Appeared in 10 games (9 starts) as a true freshman in 2006, posting 34 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 2 blocked extra point attempts and added 6 STTs... Majored in journalism at Murray State.

PERSONAL: Prepped at Iola-Scandinavia High School in Iola, WI, where he totaled 14.5 sacks, 134 tackles, 4 FFs and blocked 5 kicks as a senior… Added 31 receptions for 717 yards (23.1 avg.) and 13 TDs as a tight end…  Earned all-conference and all-region honors as both a defensive end and tight end… Also lettered for two seasons in basketball.

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