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Jake Metz

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Position:  Defensive end
Name  Jake Metz
Undrafted:  2014

High school:  Souderton (PA) Area
Height:  6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight  120 kg
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Date of birth:  (1991-03-16) March 16, 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Role  American football defensive end
Current team  Philadelphia Soul (#8 / Defensive end)
College  Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Jake Atlee James Metz (born March 16, 1991) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Shippensburg. He played for the Soul from 2015 to 2016, winning ArenaBowl XXIX in 2016.


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Early years

Metz attended Souderton Area High School, in Souderton, Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the football and basketball teams. He was number 10.

College career

Metz attended Shippensburg University, where he was a member of the football team. He wore number 99.

Professional career

Metz was rated the 39th best defensive end in the 2014 NFL Draft by

In 2014, Metz had workouts with the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants, and the Detroit Lions after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Philadelphia Soul

Metz was assigned to the Philadelphia Soul of the AFL on October 7, 2014. He played in his first game on May 30, 2015, against the Las Vegas Outlaws, recording a tackle. On August 17, 2016, Metz was named the AFL's Defensive Lineman of the Year. The Soul won ArenaBowl XXIX against the Arizona Rattlers on August 26, 2016.

Philadelphia Eagles

Metz signed with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles on August 30, 2016. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Eagles.

Qingdao Clipper

Metz was selected by the Qingdao Clipper of the China Arena Football League (CAFL) in the third round of the 2016 CAFL Draft. He earned All-Pro North Division All-Star honors in 2016.

Buffalo Bills

On April 7, 2017, Metz signed with the Buffalo Bills. On August 29, 2017, he was released by the Bills.

Philadelphia Eagles (second stint)

On August 30, 2017, Metz was claimed off waivers by the Eagles, only to be waived two days later.

AFL statistics

Stats from ArenaFan:


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