Players

T.J. Yates
QB #13
Height:
6-4
Weight:
217
College:
North Carolina
Hometown:
Marietta, GA
Experience:
5
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 18 227 132 58.1 12.6 1,534 6.8 85.2 6 2.6 8 3.5 61 19 3 23 114 72.8
2015 HOU 4 57 28 49.1 14.3 370 6.5 92.5 3 5.3 1 1.8 61T 5 1 5 33 80.3
2014 ATL 1 4 3 75 4 64 16 64 0 -- 1 25 40 1 1 0 0 77.1
2013 HOU 3 22 15 68.2 7.3 113 5.1 37.7 0 -- 2 9.1 20 1 0 2 7 42.4
2012 HOU 4 10 4 40 2.5 38 3.8 9.5 0 -- 1 10 19 0 0 1 0 11.7
2011 HOU 6 134 82 61.2 22.3 949 7.1 158.2 3 2.2 3 2.2 50 12 1 15 74 80.7
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 18 23 1.3 56 2.4 3.1 1 17 4 17.4 0 0 1
2015 HOU 4 6 1.5 0 -- 0 0 7 0 -- 0 0 0
2014 ATL 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 0.3 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 HOU 4 2 0.5 -1 -0.5 -0.3 1 1T 1 50 0 0 0
2011 HOU 6 14 2.3 57 4.1 9.5 0 17 3 21.4 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 18 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 HOU 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 ATL 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 4 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 6 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 18 9 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 HOU 4 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2014 ATL 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 3 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 HOU 4 2 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU 6 5 3 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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Biography

Transactions

Originally selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (152nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. Traded to the Falcons in exchange for LB Akeem Dent on June 18, 2014.

2013 (Houston)

Saw action in three games as a backup quarterback. Completed 15 of 22 pass attempts (68.2 percent) for 113 yards with two interceptions and a 42.4 passer rating.

Transactions

Originally selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (152nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. Traded to the Falcons in exchange for LB Akeem Dent on June 18, 2014.

2013 (Houston)

Saw action in three games as a backup quarterback. Completed 15 of 22 pass attempts (68.2 percent) for 113 yards with two interceptions and a 42.4 passer rating.

Career

Appeared in 13 career games completing 101 of 166 passes (60.8 percent) for 1,100 yards with three touchdowns, six interceptions, and a 71.4 passer rating. Played in six games as a rookie in 2011, including five starts, leading the Texans to a 3-3 record after throwing for 949 yards on 82 of 134 passing (61.2 percent) with three touchdowns, three interceptions and an 80.7 passer rating. Led a pair of 80-yard touchdown drives and threw for 300 yards with a pair of scores in Week 14 of the 2011 season, earning him AFC Player of the Week honors and clinching the AFC South Division title for Houston.

College

Threw for 9,377 yards and 58 touchdowns while setting 37 school records during his collegiate career at the University of North Carolina. Became the only Tar Heel to throw for 3,000 yards in a season and 400 yards in three separate games. The most accurate passer in UNC history, completing 795-of-1,277 attempts (62.3 percent). Completed 282-of-422 attempts as a senior in 2010 for career highs of 3,418 yards and 19 touchdowns to go along with nine interceptions.

Personal

Attended Pope High School in Marietta, where he earned first-team all-region and first-team all-area honors after completing 160 of 289 passes (57 percent) for 2,305 yards, and 17 touchdowns as a senior. Rushed for 292 yards and seven scores and punted 34 times for 1,237 yards (36.8 avg.) with a long of 68. Named first-team all-region and the Cobb County Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Year.

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