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Name  Jon Blackman
High school:  Yorkville (IL)
Weight:  271 lb (123 kg)
Height:  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

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Position:  Tight end / Offensive tackle
Date of birth:  (1975-10-08) October 8, 1975 (age 40)

Place of birth:  Yorkville, Illinois

Jon Blackman (born October 8, 1975) is a former professional American football player. In college, he played tight end at Purdue. He has been a member of the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL.



Jon Blackman attended Yorkville High School. He was named Most Valuable Player in the Little Seven Conference. Blackman also was a member of the basketball team.

Detroit Lions

On April 27, 1998 Jon Blackman was signed as an undrafted free agent. He was waived by the Detroit Lions on August 4, 1998.

Indianapolis Colts

On September 7, 1998 he was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad. Was signed to active roster on December 1, 1998

Philadelphia Eagles

Blackman signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999.

Las Vegas Outlaws

Blackman was drafted in the 2000 XFL Supplemental draft by the Las Vegas Outlaws. His position was changed from tight end to offensive tackle.


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