Jalen Tolliver

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Jalen Tolliver
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-30) December 30, 1995 (age 23)
Rayville, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Ouachita Parish
(Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x First team All-GAC (2016, 2017)
  • Second Team All-GAC (2015)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receiving yards:37
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jalen Tolliver (born December 30, 1995) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Arkansas–Monticello, and was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent after the 2018 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Tolliver played four seasons for the Boll Weevils. After catching 17 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman, Tolliver became a starter for the team going into his sophomore year and was named second team All-Great American Conference (GAC) after recording 39 receptions for 781 yards and seven touchdowns.[1] He led the conference in receptions (69), receiving yards (1,090), and receiving touchdowns (14) in his junior season and was named first team All-GAC and an honorable mention All-American.[2] As a senior, Tolliver had 67 receptions for 1,109 yards and led Division II with 16 touchdown receptions and was named a first team All-GAC, the GAC Offensive Player of the Year and second team All-America by the Associated Press.[3]Over the course of his collegiate career he caught 192 passes for 3,168 yards and 39 touchdowns.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Tolliver signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2018.[5] He was cut at the end of training camp and subsequently re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 2, 2018.[6] He was first promoted to the Cardinals' active roster on November 21, 2018 but was subsequently released three days later without appearing in a game.[7] Tolliver was re-signed to the Cardinals' practice squad and then again promoted to the active roster on December 4, 2018.[8] Tolliver made his NFL debut on December 9, 2018 in a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions, making two catches for 22 yards.[9] He finished his rookie season with three receptions for 37 yards in three games played.[10] He was waived on May 9, 2019.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On May 16, 2019, Tolliver signed with the Tennessee Titans.[11] He was waived on August 10, 2019.[12]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Tolliver was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 20, 2019.[13] Tolliver was waived by the Chiefs during final roster cuts on August 31, 2019.[14]


  1. ^ Yates, Robert (August 27, 2016). "Boll Weevils hoping changes allow for better finish in 2016". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Brown, Ocie (August 18, 2017). "UAM quarterback Cole Sears in line for All-GAC season". The Pine Bluff Commercial. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Root, Jess (June 17, 2018). "Cardinals undrafted rookie profile: WR Jalen Tolliver". Cards Wire. USA Today. Retrieved August 20, 2019.
  4. ^ Olson, Kellan (December 3, 2018). "Cardinals promote wide receiver Jalen Tolliver from practice squad". ArizonaSports.com. KMVP-FM. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  5. ^ Somers, Kent (April 30, 2018). "Arizona Cardinals agree to terms with 24 rookie free agents". AZCentral.com. The Arizona Republic. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  6. ^ Allen, Scott (September 2, 2018). "Arizona Cardinals name seven to practice squad, add others". RaisingZona.com. FanSided. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Jalen Tolliver: Let go by Arizona". CBSSports.com. November 24, 2018. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  8. ^ Williams, Charean (December 4, 2018). "Cardinals place Olsen Pierre on injured reserve". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  9. ^ Odegard, Kyle (December 9, 2018). "Trent Sherfield Steps Up In Christian Kirk's Absence". AZCardinals.com. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  10. ^ Harris, David (August 20, 2019). "Chiefs sign young wide receiver Jalen Tolliver". KCTV5.com.
  11. ^ Wyatt, Jim (May 16, 2019). "Titans Agree to Terms with Former Cardinals WR Jalen Tolliver". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  12. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 10, 2019). "Titans Add Four – And Subtract Four - While Also Moving DL Jurrell Casey from PUP to the Active Roster". TitansOnline.com.
  13. ^ Goldman, Charles (August 20, 2019). "Chiefs send Marcus Kemp to IR, sign WR Jalen Tolliver". Chiefs Wire. USA Today.
  14. ^ "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL-Mandated 53". Chiefs.com. August 31, 2019.

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