Chris Gedney facts for kids
Gedney in 2009
August 9, 1970|
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
|Died:||March 9, 2018
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||258 lb (117 kg)|
|High school:||Liverpool (NY)|
|NFL Draft:||1993 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Christopher Joseph Gedney (August 9, 1970 – March 9, 2018) was an American college and professional football player who was a tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons. He played college football for Syracuse University, and earned All-American honors. He played professionally for the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals of the NFL. After his football career ended, he served as assistant athletics director at Syracuse University.
While attending Syracuse University, he played for the Syracuse Orange football team from 1989 to 1992. As a senior in 1992, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.
The Chicago Bears selected Gedney in the third round (61st overall pick) in the 1993 NFL Draft, and he played for the Bears from 1993 to 1995.
He later played for the Arizona Cardinals from 1997 to 2000. His most productive season came in 1997, where he caught 23 passes for 261 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Life after football
Gedney lived in Syracuse, New York. He previously worked as the Development Liaison for the Syracuse Football Lettermen's Club and was an analyst for the Syracuse Sports Network.
On April 29, 2010, Gedney was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director for Major Gifts at Syracuse University.
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