TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Rams in the second round (44th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft (4/29/17).
PRO: Third-year pro, has played in all 32 regular season games and four postseason contests for the Rams since being drafted in 2017...tallied 564 yards receiving on 49 receptions with five touchdowns, including his first multi-touchdown game Week 11 vs. the Chiefs...posted three career rushing attempts for 29 yards.
2018 SEASON: Played in all 16 games...finished with a season of career-bests in receptions (33), receiving yards (320), touchdowns (three), rushing attempts (two) and rushing yards (16)...vs. Arizona (9/16): Saw action at tight end and on special teams...recorded his first catch of the season for 17 yards...vs. Minnesota (9/27): Saw action at tight end and on special teams... caught one pass for 13 yards...at Seattle (10/7): recorded three receptions...totaled 24 yards receiving...at Denver (10/14): Posted two receptions for 24 yards (12.0 yards per reception)... vs. Green Bay (10/28): Caught one pass for a 22-yard gain...at New Orleans (11/4): Caught three passes for 48 yards...added one additional reception on a successful two-point conversion... vs. Seattle (11/11): Caught two passes for 15 yards...hauled in a 10-yard touchdown reception, his first score of the 2018 season... vs. Kansas City (11/19): Caught three passes for 49 yards and two touchdowns...his first career multi-touchdown game...scored the game-winning touchdown, a 40-yard touchdown strike from QB Jared Goff...at Detroit (12/2): Caught one pass for seven yards...played two special teams snaps...at Chicago (12/9): Played 36 offensive snaps and one special teams play...caught four passes for 29 yards (7.3 yards/reception)...vs. Philadelphia (12/16): Played 34 offensive snaps...caught a career-high five passes for 46 yards...vs. Arizona (12/23): Matched a career- high five receptions for 28 yards (5.6 yards/reception)...added two rushing attempts for 16 yards, including a 12-yard long... Divisional Round vs. Dallas (1/12/19): Played 34 offensive snaps...did not record any statistics...Championship Round at New Orleans (1/20/19): Earned his first-career postseason start in third-career playoff contest...caught two passes for 50 yards, including a 39-yarder...Super Bowl LIII (2/3/19): Played 44 offensive snaps...did not record any statistics.
2017 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 games and made two starts... finished the regular season with 16 receptions for 244 yards and two touchdowns...his 69-yard reception in Week 2 was the longest by a rookie tight end since 1992...vs. Indianapolis (9/10): Started at tight end in his first NFL game...notched one reception for 39 yards...vs. Washington (9/17): Played on offense...hauled in a 69-yard reception from QB Jared Goff...marked the second longest reception by a tight end in the NFL this season (Atlanta's TE Austin Hooper registered an 88-yard reception in Week 1)... the reception is the longest by a rookie tight end in the NFL since Tampa Bay's Tyji Armstrong had an 81-yard reception vs. the L.A. Rams (12/6/92)...he added a 24-yard reception and finished the day leading the team in receiving yards with three catches for 95 yards...at Jacksonville (10/16): Saw action at tight end... scored his first career touchdown on a 4-yard reception fro QB Jared Goff...at New York Giants (11/5): Saw action at tight end... reeled in a 44-yard reception...only rookie with two 40-plus yard receptions this season...Week 17 vs. San Francisco (12/31): Saw action at tight end...recorded three receptions for 16 yards... Wild Card vs. Atlanta (1/6/18): Saw action at tight end and reeled in a 4-yard reception.
COLLEGE: A semifinalist for the John Mackey Award presented to the top tight end in the nation following his senior season in 2016...named first-team all-Sun Belt Conference...also earned first-team all-Sun Belt honors from Phil Steele Publications... tied for the team lead with 49 receptions, and was second on the squad with 717 yards receiving and four touchdown catches... finished the year tied for third among tight ends in the country in receiving yards per game and was tied for seventh in catches per contest...ended up sixth in the league in both categories as well... had a game-high 103 yards on five catches - including a 79-yard touchdown reception on the Jaguars' second play of the second half - to help the program to its first ever victory over a nationally- ranked opponent in a 42-24 defeat of No. 19 San Diego State... followed up with a single game-best 125 yards on five receptions against SBC co-champion Arkansas State to become first player in school history to have 100-plus yards receiving in consecutive outings...tied his career-best single game receptions total with eight catches for 95 yards, including the game-winning reception to help lead the Jaguars to a 21-20 win...marked the program's first-ever victory over a Southeastern Conference opponent... as a junior in 2015, earned first-team all-Sun Belt Conference and named to the league's All-Newcomer Team after leading the Jaguars in receptions (41), receiving yards (575), touchdown catches (eight) and total touchdowns scored (12)...ended the campaign ranked sixth nationally among tight ends in receiving yards per game and tied for 11th at the position in the country in catches per contest...tied the school record for touchdown catches in a season...scored a touchdown in seven straight games, the second-longest streak in program history and the longest since moving to the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision... attended University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2014...in his only season at UAB, caught 17 passes for 292 yards and a score while playing in all 12 games with one start...posted career high eight receptions for 93 yards against Conference USA West Division champion Louisiana Tech...from 2012-13, attended Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College.
PERSONAL: Only played football his senior season at Columbia High...earned all-conference honors...was a three-year letterwinner in basketball and was also a member of the Eagle track and field team...full name is Gerald Rashard Everett...an interdisciplinary studies major.