Phillip Supernaw

Phillip Supernaw
No. 89Tennessee Titans
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-30) January 30, 1990
Place of birth: Nashville, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school: Katy (TX) James E. Taylor
College: Ouachita Baptist
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2016
Receptions: 10
Receiving yards: 124
Receiving touchdowns: 0
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Phillip Supernaw (born January 30, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ouachita Baptist University. He was signed by the Houston Texans after going unselected in the 2012 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs.

Early life

Supernaw was born in Nashville, but moved to the Houston area at an early age. His father is country music singer Doug Supernaw.[1] He played high school football at James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas.

College career

Supernaw was a four-year starter for Ouachita Baptist University in southwestern Arkansas. He recorded 64 catches for 710 yards and 10 touchdowns during his college career, and earned first team all-Gulf South Conference (2009), second team all-Gulf South Conference (2010), and second team all-Great American Conference (2011) honors.

Professional career

Houston Texans

He was signed by the Houston Texans on April 29, 2012 after not being selected in the 2012 NFL Draft.[2] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[3] On September 1, 2012, he re-signed with the team to join the practice squad.[4] He was released by the Texans on May 14, 2014.[5]

Baltimore Ravens

Supernaw signed with the Baltimore Ravens on May 19, 2014.[5] He was called up from the practice squad on September 23, 2014 to fill the roster spot opened up when TE Dennis Pitta was placed on IR for the season with a dislocated hip.[6] On October 7, 2014, the Ravens cut Supernaw to make room for the signing of Ryan Taylor to their roster.[7] The next day, Supernaw was re-signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[8] On October 25, 2014, the Ravens cut Ryan Taylor to make room for the re-signing of Supernaw from the practice squad to their 53-man roster.[9] His first NFL reception for negative two yards took place on November 2, 2014 in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.[10] He was released on November 4, 2014 and was re-signed to the practice squad on November 5, 2014.[10]

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Supernaw to their 53-man roster off of the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad on November 11, 2014.[11] He was released on December 2, 2014.[12]

Baltimore Ravens

On December 3, 2014, he was re-signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[13] On December 5, 2014, Supernaw was promoted to the Ravens active roster.[14] He was released by the Ravens on May 12, 2015.[15]

Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans signed Supernaw on June 2, 2015.[16]


  1. Hollingsworth, James (August 7, 2012). "10 Things You Didn't Know About Texans TE Phillip Supernaw". Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  2. "Texans' list of undrafted free agents". Retrieved 29 April 2012. External link in |work= (help)
  3. "Case Keenum among Texans' roster cuts". Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  4. "Texans practice squad includes Case Keenum, Jonathan Grimes". Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  5. 1 2 "Phillip Supernaw". Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  6. Butt, Jason (September 23, 2014). "Ravens to promote Phillip Supernaw, sign Emmanuel Ogbuehi to practice squad". Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  7. Ravens awarded tight end Ryan Taylor off waivers from Packers, cut Phillip Supernaw The Baltimore Sun, Retrieved October 8, 2014
  8. Ravens re-sign Phillip Supernaw to practice squad, source says The Baltimore Sun, Retrieved October 8, 2014
  9. cut Ryan Taylor, promote Phillip Supernaw to active roster, Retrieved, October 27, 2014
  10. 1 2 Ravens re-sign tight end Phillip Supernaw to practice squad, source says, Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  11. Wilkening, Mike. "Chiefs sign TE Phillip Supernaw, promote RB Charcandrick West". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  12. "Chiefs sign tight end Richard Gordon, release Phillip Supernaw".
  13. "Ravens Re-Sign LaQuan Williams, Phillip Supernaw To Practice Squad".
  14. Phillip Supernaw added to Ravens' active roster Retrieved December 5, 2014
  15. Mink, Ryan (May 12, 2015). "Ravens Cut QB Keith Wenning, TE Phillip Supernaw". Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  16. "Titans sign tight end Supernaw".

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