T. J. Graham

T. J. Graham
No. --Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-27) July 27, 1989
Place of birth: Raleigh, North Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Raleigh (NC) Wakefield
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 69
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Receptions: 61
Receiving yards: 794
Receiving TDs: 4
Player stats at NFL.com

Trevor "T. J." Graham Jr. (born July 27, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.

High school career

Graham attended Wakefield High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He caught seven passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns his senior season and had two kickoff returns for 109 yards. Rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, his only offer came from North Carolina State, which he accepted.[1]

College career

During his four-year tenure at NC State, he finished as the ACC career leader in kickoff return yards with 3,153. He also accumulated 99 receptions for 1,453 receiving yards and 16 total touchdowns (12 receiving, 2 kick return TD's and 2 punt return TD's).

Graham was also a track athlete. He finished third nationally in the 100-meter dash at the Nike Nationals in 2007, he was the 2008 4A state champion in the 100 and 200 meters, posting times of 10.44 seconds and 20.82 seconds, respectively. He recorded personal bests of 10.21 seconds in the 100 meters and 20.79 seconds in the 200 meters.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 188 lb 4.41 s 1.53 s 2.50 s 4.18 s 6.77 s 34 in 10 ft 0 in 8 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

Buffalo Bills

Graham was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round (69th pick) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

On July 9, 2012, he signed with the Bills.[3] In his rookie season, he caught his first career touchdown reception from Ryan Fitzpatrick in a 24-14 win over the Cleveland Browns. He was released by the Bills on August 30, 2014.

Tennessee Titans

On August 31, 2014, Graham was claimed off waivers by the Tennessee Titans.[4]

New York Jets

Graham signed with the New York Jets on September 29, 2014.[5] On August 29, 2015, Graham was released.[6]

New Orleans Saints

On October 20, 2015, Graham signed with the New Orleans Saints. On October 24, he was waived by the Saints.[7] On October 28, 2015, Graham was re-signed by the Saints. He was waived again on October 30, 2015 to make room for linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar. He re-signed with the Saints again on November 3, 2015. He was waived once again by the Saints on December 23, to make room for Travaris Cadet.

Philadelphia Eagles

Graham signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on April 22, 2016, following a mini-camp tryout.[8] On August 21, 2016, Graham was released by the Eagles.[9]


  1. T. J. Graham - Yahoo Sports
  2. "T. J. Graham". 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2012.
  3. T.J. Graham, third-round pick, signs with Buffalo Bills
  4. Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2014). "Titans add receivers T.J. Graham, Kris Durham". NFL.com. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  5. Cosentino, Dom (September 29, 2014). "Jets cut rookie Jalen Saunders, sign WR T.J. Graham". NJ.com. Archived from the original on September 30, 2014. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  6. https://twitter.com/RichCimini/status/638015675462717440
  7. "Saints promote DBs Davis, Seamster; cut WRs Morgan, Graham". ESPN.com. October 24, 2015. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  8. Berman, Zach (April 22, 2016). "Eagles sign WR T.J. Graham to one-year contract". philly.com. Retrieved 2016-04-24.
  9. McPherson, Chris. "Eagles Release Four Players". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
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