Tanner Hudson

Tanner Hudson



Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 28

Weight: 239 lbs

College: Southern Arkansas



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Recent Games

1@TitansW 21 - 20
2PanthersW 19 - 1622211150
3CowboysL 16 - 23
4BearsW 20 - 1211818180
5@PackersW 27 - 22
6RavensW 24 - 20
7@JaguarsW 23 - 170000
8@SeahawksL 13 - 2735819.3270
10TexansW 24 - 163248160
11LionsL 18 - 31
12@CowboysL 20 - 2811010100

Career Stats

WRTE Career

2019Tampa Bay Buccaneers9122613140
2020Tampa Bay Buccaneers11034113.7200
2021San Francisco 49ers20
2022New York Giants1101013213.2270


Pro Career:

  • Hudson was signed to Cincinnati's practice squad late in the 2022 season, adding depth and experience to the tight end group ... He has played in 33 career games (one start), spending time with Tampa Bay (2019-20), San Francisco ('21) and the N.Y. Giants ('22) ... Has 15 career catches for 199 yards (13.3 average), with a career-best 10 grabs for 132 yards in 11 games with the N.Y. Giants in 2022 ... Was on San Francisco's practice squad for majority of the 2021 season, but saw action in two regular-season games ... Played in 11 regular-season games and all four postseason contests for Buccaneers team that won Super Bowl LV ... Entered the NFL as a college free agent signee of Tampa Bay in 2018, and spent his rookie season on the Buccaneers' practice squad before earning a roster spot for the '19 campaign ... Played in 43 games during a four-year college career at Southern Arkansas University (Division II).

Career Transactions:

  • Signed with Tampa Bay as college free agent on 5-11-18 ... Waived by Buccaneers on 9-1-18 ... Signed to Buccaneers practice squad on 9-2-18 ... Signed to Buccaneers roster on 12-11-18 ... Signed contract extension with Buccaneers on 3-13-20 ... Waived by Buccaneers on 9-5-20 ... Signed to Buccaneers practice squad on 9-6-20 ... Signed to Buccaneers roster on 9-23-20 ... Signed contract extension with Buccaneers on 3-10-21 ... Waived by Buccaneers on 8-31-21 ... Signed to San Francisco practice squad on 9-2-21 ... Signed to 49ers roster on 1-1-22 ... Waived by 49ers on 1-7-22 ... Signed to 49ers practice squad on 1-10-22 ... Signed to 49ers roster on 1-31-22 (Reserve/Future) ... Contract terminated by 49ers on 8-23-22 ... Signed with N.Y. Giants as free agent on 8-25-22 ... Contract terminated by Giants on 8-31-22 ... Re-signed with Giants as free agent on 9-1-22 ... Waived by Giants on 12-3-22 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 12-6-22 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-31-23 (Reserve/Future).

2022 Season:

  • Waived by San Francisco during training camp and signed by the N.Y. Giants, and played in the Giants' final preseason contest ... Played in the Giants' first 11 games of the regular season, recording 10 catches for 132 yards (13.2 average) ... Had three grabs for 58 yards on Oct. 30 at Seattle, including a 27-yarder in the fourth quarter ... Followed up with three catches for 24 yards on Nov. 13 vs. Houston ... Waived by the Giants on Dec. 3, then signed to Cincinnati's practice squad, where he spent the rest of the season.

Previous Seasons:

  • 2021(49ers)—Spent the offseason and training camp with Tampa Bay, then was waived at final cuts and signed to San Francisco's practice squad ... Played in two games as a standard practice squad elevation, and did not record any stats ... Inactive for regular-season finale after being signed to active roster that week ... Waived and signed to 49ers' practice squad, where he spent each of the team's three postseason games.
  • 2020(Buccaneers)—Began season on Tampa Bay's practice squad, but was elevated to active roster (standard elevation) for Game 2 vs. Carolina, and was signed to active roster for final 14 regular-season games ... Caught three passes for 41 yards ... On Oct. 8 at Chicago, caught a nine-yard pass from QB Tom Brady on third down to keep a drive moving that resulted in a Buccaneers FG ... Had a 12-yard catch to pick up a first down on Oct. 25 at Las Vegas, leading to a Tampa Bay TD ... Hauled in a career-long 20-yard reception from Brady on Dec. 26 at Detroit ... Inactive for regular-season finale, but played 16 snaps in four postseason contests to help Buccaneers to Super Bowl LV title.
  • 2019(Buccaneers)—Earned a spot on Tampa Bay's active roster in training camp ... Played in nine games, recording two catches for 26 yards ... Made NFL debut on Oct. 27 at Tennessee and played 21 offensive snaps ... Made first career reception on Nov. 3 at Seattle, catching a 12-yard pass from QB Jameis Winston in the fourth quarter ... On Dec. 15 at Detroit, caught a 14-yard pass from Winston in the fourth quarter.
  • 2018(Buccaneers)—Rookie spent offseason with Tampa Bay, was waived at final cuts, and then signed to the team's practice squad where he spent the rest of the season.


  • Spent four seasons at Southern Arkansas University (2014-17), where he played in 43 career games ... Recorded 143 catches for 2152 yards (15.0 average) and 25 TDs ... Also ran 11 times for 79 yards and one TD ... Led the team with 624 receiving yards as a senior in 2017 ... Named second-team Division II All-American by the American Football Coaches Association ... Posted career highs in receptions (48), receiving yards (763) and receiving TDs (nine) as a junior ... Transferred to Southern Arkansas after redshirting as a freshman at the University of Memphis.

High school/Personal:

  • Hometown is Camden, Tenn. ... Attended Camden Central High School ... Played quarterback, kicker and punter ... Played just four games as a senior due to injury, but averaged 43.5 yards per punt ... Also played basketball.