Third-year offensive line prospect was acquired along with G/T Ikechuku Ndukwe in a trade with Miami on August 24th for an undisclosed 2010 draft choice … Versatile performer can play all three interior offensive line positions … Spent the 2008 season with Miami after originally entering the NFL as a third-round draft choice (88th overall) with New Orleans in 2007 … Has played in 15 regular season games (four starts) and started one postseason contest.
Transactions: Traded to Kansas City along with G/T Ikechuku Ndukwe in exchange for a 2010 undisclosed draft pick (8/24/09) ... Claimed off waivers by Miami from New Orleans (8/31/08) ... Waived by New Orleans (8/30/08) ... Signed with New Orleans … Originally entered the NFL as a third-round pick (88th overall) of New Orleans in 2007.
Games Played/Games Started: 2007 NO (0/0) 2008 MIA (15/4) — 15/4.
Playoffs: 2008 MIA (1/1) — 1/1.
Miami:Played in 15 games with four starts at left guard … Was claimed off waivers from New Orleans on August 31st … Saw action in his first NFL game at Arizona (9/14) ... Started his initial NFL game at left guard in place of an injured G Justin Smiley at Buffalo (12/7) in Toronto … Opened the final three games of the season at left guard … Started at left guard in an AFC Wild Card game vs. Baltimore (1/4/09).
New Orleans: Was inactive for 15 games and was active, but did not play in one contest.
A two-year letterwinner at Akron after starting his career at Pittsburgh … Started 24 contests for the Zips … Opened 12 contests at right guard as a senior in 2006 … Played in 13 games with 12 starts at right guard in 2005 as a junior … Sat out under NCAA transfer rules and redshirted in 2004 … Saw action in 12 games as a sophomore defensive lineman at Pittsburgh in 2003 … Recorded eight tackles … Played in 12 contests on special teams and defense in 2002 as a true freshman … Majored in Business and Organizational Communications at Akron. Mass Media and Communications at Pittsburgh.
• Named county MVP as a senior at Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio.
• Invited to the Ohio East-West All-Star Game.
• Also earned three letters in track and field.
• Full name: Andrew James Alleman.