Players

Patrick DiMarco
FB #42
Height:
6-1
Weight:
234
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
5
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 80 3 0 -2 -0.7 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2017 BUF 13 2 0.2 -2 -1 -0.2 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2016 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 ATL 16 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2014 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 ATL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 KC 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 80 41 299 7.3 3.7 19 4 0 0 17 0
2017 BUF 13 4 26 6.5 2 9 0 0 0 0 0
2016 ATL 16 7 52 7.4 3.3 18 1 0 0 3 0
2015 ATL 16 13 110 8.5 6.9 19 2 0 0 9 0
2014 ATL 16 9 62 6.9 3.9 16 1 0 0 4 0
2013 ATL 14 8 49 6.1 3.5 12 0 0 0 1 0
2012 KC 5 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 80 12 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2017 BUF 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 ATL 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 ATL 16 5 4 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 ATL 16 4 3 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 ATL 14 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 KC 5 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 80 4 78 19.5 24 0 2 0 0 0
2017 BUF 13 1 24 24 24 0 1 0 0 0
2016 ATL 16 1 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0
2015 ATL 16 1 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 ATL 14 1 21 21 21 0 1 0 0 0
2012 KC 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Transactions


Originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as a college free agent out of South Carolina following the 2011 NFL Draft.

Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 2, 2012.

Signed to the Falcons practice squad on September 1, 2013.



2015 (Falcons)



Had a breakout year in 2015, earning All-Pro honors from Pro Football Focus and his first career Pro Bowl selection. Served as the lead blocker for Devonta Freeman who earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl after rushing for 1,056 yards and 11 touchdowns. Also contributed 13 receptions for 110 yards and two touchdowns.

Started at fullback in Atlanta’s season opening win over Philadelphia (9/14). Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 105 yards on 35 carries, including 80 yards on 20 carries from rookie RB Tevin Coleman.

Played a key role as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 158 yards and three touchdowns at Dallas (9/27). Delivered a crushing block on Cowboys LB Kyle Wilber on RB Devonta Freeman’s first touchdown run.

Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 135 yards and four touchdowns against Houston (10/4). Paved the way for RB Devonta Freeman, who became the first player since the AFL-NFL merger to run for three TDs in each of his first two starts.

Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled a season-high 176 yards against Washington (10/11). Cleared running lanes for RB Devonta Freeman, who rushed for 153 yards on 27 carries (5.7 yards per carry).

Started at fullback and paved the way for a rushing attack that totalled 150 yards on 21 carries while averaging 7.1 yards per carry at New Orleans (10/15). Caught two passes for 18 yards.

Started at fullback and served as the lead blocker for RB Devonta Freeman, who recorded his third straight 100-yard game, at Tennessee (10/25).

Caught two touchdown passes against Indianapolis (11/22). Became the third Falcons running back to score two receiving touchdowns in a single game joining Jacquizz Rodgers (2013) and Justin Griffith (2006).

Served as the lead blocker for a  rushing offense that compiled 116 yards, against Minnesota (11/29). Atlanta rushed for more-than 100 yards nine times last season.

According to Pro Football Focus, DiMarco was the highest rated fullback in the NFL. Both his 14.0 overall grade and his 11.5 blocking grade were double that of his closest peer.

Transactions


Originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as a college free agent out of South Carolina following the 2011 NFL Draft.

Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 2, 2012.

Signed to the Falcons practice squad on September 1, 2013.



2015 (Falcons)



Had a breakout year in 2015, earning All-Pro honors from Pro Football Focus and his first career Pro Bowl selection. Served as the lead blocker for Devonta Freeman who earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl after rushing for 1,056 yards and 11 touchdowns. Also contributed 13 receptions for 110 yards and two touchdowns.

Started at fullback in Atlanta’s season opening win over Philadelphia (9/14). Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 105 yards on 35 carries, including 80 yards on 20 carries from rookie RB Tevin Coleman.

Played a key role as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 158 yards and three touchdowns at Dallas (9/27). Delivered a crushing block on Cowboys LB Kyle Wilber on RB Devonta Freeman’s first touchdown run.

Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled 135 yards and four touchdowns against Houston (10/4). Paved the way for RB Devonta Freeman, who became the first player since the AFL-NFL merger to run for three TDs in each of his first two starts.

Served as the lead blocker for a rushing attack that totaled a season-high 176 yards against Washington (10/11). Cleared running lanes for RB Devonta Freeman, who rushed for 153 yards on 27 carries (5.7 yards per carry).

Started at fullback and paved the way for a rushing attack that totalled 150 yards on 21 carries while averaging 7.1 yards per carry at New Orleans (10/15). Caught two passes for 18 yards.

Started at fullback and served as the lead blocker for RB Devonta Freeman, who recorded his third straight 100-yard game, at Tennessee (10/25).

Caught two touchdown passes against Indianapolis (11/22). Became the third Falcons running back to score two receiving touchdowns in a single game joining Jacquizz Rodgers (2013) and Justin Griffith (2006).

Served as the lead blocker for a  rushing offense that compiled 116 yards, against Minnesota (11/29). Atlanta rushed for more-than 100 yards nine times last season.

According to Pro Football Focus, DiMarco was the highest rated fullback in the NFL. Both his 14.0 overall grade and his 11.5 blocking grade were double that of his closest peer.


Career


In four NFL seasons, has played in 51 games with 26 starts while totaling 30 catches for 221 yards and three touchdown. Was named to his first Pro Bowl in 2015.

Played in all 16 games with seven starts in 2014. Caught nine passes for 62 yards caught his first career touchdown pass at Minnesota (9/28).

Played in 14 games with seven starts in 2013. Caught eight passes for 49 yards.

Made his first start for the Falcons at fullback against Seattle (11/10/13).

Played in five games with four starts with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012.



College


Played both fullback and tight end at South Carolina, seeing action in 52 career games.

Rushed 11 times for 34 yards while adding 38 catches for 302 yards (7.9 yards per catch) with six touchdowns in four seasons with the Gamecocks.


Personal


Played on both sides of the ball for Lake Brantley High in Altamonte Springs, FL. Was primarily used as a blocker on offense and as an end on defense.

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