Joshua Tyler Freeman is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at Kansas State University, and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Freeman became the starter for Tampa Bay in his rookie year and went on to break numerous franchise passing records. However, he was released partway through his fifth year with the team. Freeman was also a member of the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts, as well as the Brooklyn Bolts of the Fall Experimental Football League and the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
|Date of birth:||January 13, 1988|
|Place of birth:||Kansas City, Missouri|
|High school:||Grandview, (Grandview, Missouri)|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 1/ Pick: 17|
About Josh Freeman
Large framed NFL quarterback who was the starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2010 to early 2013, before joining the Minnesota Vikings midway through the 2013 season.
He became one of two Kansas State University quarterbacks in history to throw for 60 career touchdowns or more.
He had a breakout 2010 season, earning a team record 95.9 quarterback rating, while leading the team to four come from behind victories.
He is the son of NFL linebacker Ron Freeman, and has a brother named Caleb.
He was mentored by Buccaneers veteran Ronde Barber upon entering the NFL in 2009.
Information related to Josh Freeman
- http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=12473 Josh Freeman at ESPN.com