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COLT LYERLA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Colt Lyerla: ‘I was promised a house, a car’ to go to Oregon

Former Oregon Duck Colt Lyerla, who was cut by the Green Bay Packers in August following an injury, recently spoke with SBNation.com about his football career. Leyrla talked to the sports website about the recruiting process he went through leading up to signing with Oregon.  He told SBNation.com about how he was close to signing with USC before a huge offer was put on the table...
Via Sports-Glory
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Sign TE Colt Lyerla

The Packers signed troubled tight end Colt Lyerla following last week’s rookie mini camp. The Green Bay Packers continue to raise eyebrows as they signed troubled and undrafted tight end Colt Lyerla to a contract, following last week’s rookie mini camp.  The news broke on Monday and Packer Report’s Bill Huber was one of the first to announce the signing. Lyerla was on almost...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers “Leaning” Towards Signing Former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla

  On Friday, the Green Bay Packers surprisingly brought in former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla for a tryout after he went undrafted and wasn’t signed to a contract as a free agent. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, it appears as though the Packers are “leaning” towards signing Lyerla to a contract at the end of rookie orientation camp. Packers GM Ted Thompson is expected to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Troubled Lyerla gets tryout with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Colt Lyerla's resume entering the NFL Draft included an arrest for cocaine possession, jail time, highly questionable social media posts and a junior season that ended within the first month when he mutually parted with the University of Oregon after first being suspended. Lyerla can now add "member of the Green Bay Packers" to that otherwise regrettable list....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers offer Colt Lyerla a tryout

Packers beat reporter Rob Demovsky just tweeted a pic of the Packers rookie orientation with one surprising name.  One of the more interesting topics that hasn’t seen much news coverage is where former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla ended up and now we have an answer; namely Lyeria likely didn’t get single offer as a undrafted rookie free agent and now must fight for a spot as...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla Trying Out For Packers

  Rob Demovsky of ESPN posted the Packers rookie orientation roster on Friday and, interestingly enough, it included former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla. No one took a chance on Lyerla during the draft, but it seemed like there was a decent enough chance that a team could sign him as an undrafted free agent, despite the numerous off-the-field concerns. However, that never happened and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: The future of Colt Lyerla

Oregon Football: The future of Colt Lyerla What matters more, talent or personality? With the NFL draft drawing ever closer this question will be on the minds of team executives when considering whom to select. Former Oregon Duck tight end Colt Lyerla, has one of the most troubled and question mark filled backgrounds entering this years NFL draft. This is not new for the Oregon football...
Via isportsweb.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Oregon TE Lyerla denied relocation to train for NFL draft

A judge has denied former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla's request to train in Las Vegas for next year's NFL draft while he is awaiting trial on a drug charge in Oregon. Lyerla is facing a felony cocaine possession charge stemming from an arrest on Oct. 23. Lane County Circuit Court judge Jay McAlpin on Tuesday denied Lyerla's request to live and train under Dwight Ross of Performance...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Oregon TE Lyerla denied relocation

A judge has denied former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla's request to train in Las Vegas for next year's NFL draft while he is awaiting trial on a drug charge in Oregon. Lyerla is facing a felony cocaine possession charge stemming from an arrest on Oct. 23. Lane County Circuit Court judge Jay McAlpin on Tuesday denied Lyerla's request to live and train under Dwight Ross of Performance...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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