This is a 2022 photo of Trenton Irwin of the Cincinnati Bengals NFL football team. This image reflects the Cincinnati Bengals active roster as of Wednesday, June 15, 2022 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Trenton Irwin



Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 27

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Stanford



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Recent Games

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Career Stats

WRTE Career

2019Cincinnati Bengals10
2020Cincinnati Bengals1015550
2021Cincinnati Bengals7023417250
2022Cincinnati Bengals921523115.445411111110


Pro Career:

  • Recognized by his coaches and teammates as one of the hardest-working people in the building, Irwin emerged as a key offensive weapon in 2022 after spending time between Cincinnati's practice squad and active roster since 2019 ... Entered the '22 season with three career receptions, and went on to catch 15 passes for 231 yards and four TDs ... Spent the first eight games on the practice squad, then was a standard elevation for three games before officially signing to the active roster in November ... Had several notable moments over the Bengals' eight-game winning streak to close out the regular season, including a two-TD performance in Week 16 at New England ... Spent majority of the 2021 season on the active roster, and played in seven games as a reserve WR, special teamer and punt returner ... Originally a college free agent signee of the Miami Dolphins in 2019 ... Grew up a child actor and appeared in multiple commercials, the most notable of which was a popular Kraft Velveeta spot in 2010.

Career Transactions:

  • Signed with Miami as college free agent on 5-10-19 ... Waived by Dolphins on 8-31-19 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 10-3-19 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 12-27-19 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-5-20 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-6-20 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-4-21 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-1-21 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-3-21 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 9-15-21 ... Bengals contract expired on 3-16-22; received no minimum salary offer and became free agent ... Re-signed with Bengals as free agent on 3-21-22 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-30-22 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 8-31-22 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 11-22-22.

2022 Season:

  • Played nine regular-season games (two starts) and all three postseason games ... Spent first seven games on the practice squad, before being elevated for Games 8-10 ... Signed Nov. 22 to the active roster, where he spent the rest of the season ... Totaled 15 catches for 231 yards and four TDs during regular season ... Also had one carry for 11 yards ... Scored first career TD in first career start on Nov. 20 at Pittsburgh, catching a one-yard pass from Joe Burrow to give Cincinnati the lead in the third quarter ... On Nov. 27 at Tennessee, converted a third-and-12 with a 16-yard catch on a back-shoulder throw from Burrow in the fourth quarter, leading to a TD on the next play ... Caught two passes for 58 yards on Dec. 11 vs. Cleveland, including a 45-yard TD reception on a flea flicker play in the third quarter ... Had two TD catches in the first half on Dec. 24 at New England to help give Bengals a 22-0 halftime lead; finished with three grabs for 45 yards ... Saw action on 74 offensive snaps in the postseason, catching two passes for 19 yards and returning a kickoff for eight yards.

Previous Seasons:

  • 2021—Played in seven regular-season games for AFC Champion Bengals ... Saw action on 83 offensive snaps during regular season, along with 15 on special teams ... Had two catches for 34 yards on offense, and also returned three punts for 31 yards ... Inactive for all four postseason games.
  • 2020—Spent entire season on Bengals' practice squad and played in one game (Dec. 27 at Houston) as a standard elevation ... Saw just five snaps on offense in his one game played, and caught one pass for five yards.
  • 2019—Played in one game for Bengals (no statistics) ... College free agent signee of the Dolphins spent preseason with Miami before being waived at final cuts ... Signed on Oct. 3 to Bengals ' practice squad, where he spent Games 5-15 ... Promoted to active roster on Dec. 27, and made NFL debut in season finale vs. Cleveland (no statistics).


  • Spent four seasons (2015-18) at Stanford ... Appeared in 53 career games (12 starts), and caught 152 passes (10th in school history) for 1738 yards (12th in school history) and five TDs ... Also returned 22 punts for 230 yards ... As a senior in 2018, caught 60 passes for 685 yards and two TDs ... Finished college career with at least one catch in 40 consecutive games.

High School/Personal:

  • Hometown is Valencia, Calif. ... Attended Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Calif., where he set California state records for both career receptions (285) and receiving yards (5268), while scoring 61 total TDs ... Caught 106 passes for 10,974 yards and 22 TDs as a senior ... Growing up, he was a child actor who appeared in several commercials, the most notable of which was a national spot for Kraft Velveeta in 2010 ... Science, Tech and Society major at Stanford.

NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Irwin did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2019.


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