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Omare Lowe

Lowe with the Dolphins in 2002
No. --     Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: April 20, 1978 (1978-04-20) (age 31)
Place of birth: Seattle, Washington
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
Debuted in 2002 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com

Omare Lowe (born April 20, 1978 in Seattle, Washington) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.

Lowe has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons.

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Early years

Lowe attended Tahoma High School in Maple Valley, Washington where he lettered in basketball, track, and football. He was a part of the state championship 1,600-meter relay team at the 1997 state high school track championships as a senior. Lowe was an option quarterback in high school where he rushed for over 900 yards and 15 scores and played defense in two games.

College career

Recruited by the University of Washington, Lowe was Redshirted the entire 1997 season. In 1998 he played in nine games recording ten tackles, three pass deflections, one forced fumble, and one interception. For the 1999 season Lowe was a backup cornerback and recorded 20 tackles, three pass deflections, and one interception. Lowe's best season would be in 2000 when he started in every game as the strong side cornerback and recorded 30 tackles, two interceptions, and nine pass deflections. Lowe's last season as a Husky was a great one when he recorded 40 tackles, two interceptions (one for a touchdown), and nine pass deflections.

Professional career

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Miami Dolphins

Lowe was originally drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 5th round of the 2002 NFL Draft, but would only play in one game. On September 1, 2003 he was released by the Dolphins.

Tennessee Titans

He was signed to the Tennessee Titans practice squad on September 3, 2003 and released September 22, 2003.

New York Jets

He signed to New York Jets practice squad in October and signed to their active roster in November and finished the season with them.

Minnesota Vikings

Lowe started the 2004 season on the Minnesota Vikings roster but was released after the first game.

Washington Redskins

Lowe spent two days on the practice squad of the Washington Redskins before being released on November 11, 2004.

New England Patriots

The New England Patriots signed Lowe to their practice squad on November 17, 2004. He was released on November 30 but re-signed December 1.

First stint with Seahawks

Lowe signed with the Seattle Seahawks in 2005 but was released prior to the regular season.

Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons claimed Lose off waivers on September 4, 2005 where he remained mainly as a special teams player and led the team with 16 special team tackles and had 4 tackles on defense. His first career start was against the Carolina Panthers in place of an injured player. Atlanta re-signed Lowe on March 13, 2006. He spent all of 2007 on injured reserve before being a free agent.

Second stint with Seahawks

On April 7, 2008, Lowe signed a one-year, $605,000 contract with the Seahawks, re-joining the team after three seasons with the Falcons. The move also re-united Lowe with Seahawks assistant head coach Jim L. Mora, who was the Falcons' head coach when the team signed Lowe in 2005.

Lowe was released during the first round of cuts for the 2008 season after giving up a two-point conversion that turned out to be the deciding points in an 18-17 exhibition loss to the San Diego Chargers in the third week preseason game.[1]

Jacksonville Jaguars

Lowe was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 24, 2008 after cornerback Scott Starks was placed on injured reserve.

References

  1. ^ "Special pain for Seahawks in roster moves". The News Tribune, August 27, 2008

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