Ausberry in 2014.
|No. 89 Detroit Lions|
|Date of birth:||September 25, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Strasburg, Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||258 lb (117 kg)|
|High school:||Lemoore (CA)|
|NFL draft:||2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
David Ausberry (born September 25, 1987) is an American football tight end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Southern California.
Ausberry was considered one of the top wide receiver prospects in the country at Lemoore High School. His senior year he caught 55 passes for 930 yards and 13 touchdowns. He was later invited to play in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Ausberry played college football at Southern California. After redshirting in 2006 Ausberry would go on to be a productive member of the Trojan team for the next 4 years. In that time he logged 64 receptions for 700 yards as well as 7 touchdowns. He also rushed for 14 yards on two attempts in 2010. At 6'4, 243 lbs Ausberry ran an impressive 4.48 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.
Ausberry was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the 241st overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and converted to tight end. He played sparingly during his rookie year, and finished the 2011 season with two catches, while excelling on special teams with seven coverage tackles in twelve games.
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