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Amani Bledsoe

Defensive End

#94

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 23

Weight: 280 lbs

College: Oklahoma

Biography

PRO: The Titans originally signed Amani Bledsoe as an undrafted free agent in 2019. The 6-foot-4-inch, 280-pound defensive lineman spent his entire rookie campaign on Tennessee' practice squad before joining the Cincinnati Bengals in 2020 where he saw action in 14 games. The University of Oklahoma product returned to the Titans at the start of the 2021 regular season and brings experience and versatility to the defensive front.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   In 2020, Bledsoe appeared in 14 games with four starts for the Bengals and registered 17 tackles and two passes defensed.

TITANS TIDBITS:
•   Bledsoe's nickname is Moose. It originated when he moved to Lawrence, Kan., from Wichita his eighth-grade year. He went to school in Oskaloosa, where his mom worked, and some of his friends just started calling him that and it stuck.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•   The Lawrence, Kan., native was originally signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2019.
•   Waived by the Titans on Aug. 31, 2019 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
•   Signed by the Titans to a future's contract on Jan. 20, 2020.
•   Waived by the Titans on July 26, 2020.
•   Signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a free agent on Aug. 15, 2020.
•   Waived by the Bengals on Sept. 5, 2020 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
•   Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Sept. 12, 2020.
•   Signed by the Benglas to their active roster from the practice squad on Sept. 15, 2020.
•   Re-signed with Bengals as free agent on March 31, 2021.
•   Released by the Bengals on Aug. 31, 2021.
•   Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Sept. 2, 2021.
•   Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Oct. 3, 2021.

COLLEGE:
•   Appeared in 30 games with 22 starts over three seasons at Oklahoma and totaled 59 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, four sacks and eight passes defensed.
•   As a junior (2018), started all 14 games at defensive end and recorded 37 tackles, four tackles for loss, two sacks and seven passes defensed. Selected All-Big 12 honorable mention by the league's coaches. 
•   As a sophomore (2017), appeared in 10 games with eight starts and tallied 19 tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks. Was an Academic All-Big 12 second-team honoree.
•   As a freshman (2016), appeared in six contests as a reserve and totaled three tackles, a half sack and one pass defensed.
•   Majored in health and exercise science at Oklahoma.

PERSONAL:
•   Attended Lawrence (Kan.) High School where he was a four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports. Ranked 122nd overall in the nation by Rivals, 125th overall by 247Sports, and 185th overall by Scout.
•   As a senior, was named the Sunflower League's Most Valuable Player and won the Buck Buchanan Award given annually to the most outstanding lineman/linebacker in the Kansas City metro area.
•   Also participated in track and field.
•   Son of Elaine Cannefax and Jeff Bledsoe.
•   Follow Bledsoe on Twitter at @Amani_Bledsoe and on Instagram at @homeboymoose.
•   Born Amani Elijah Bledsoe on Feb. 6, 1998 in Lawrence, Kan..

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    1
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
6 Bills W 34 - 31 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 @Jaguars W 37 - 19
4 @Jets L 24 - 27 1 1 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2020 Cincinnati Bengals 14 4 17 6 11 0 2 0
2021 Tennessee Titans 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 17 6 18 7 11 0 0 3 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0
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