Donnie Avery

Date of Birth
Jun. 11, 1984
200 lbs


Donnie Avery is a sixth-year wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs. He joined the Chiefs as a free agent in 2013 following stints with the St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans, and Indianapolis Colts.

Early Years

Avery was born on June 12, 1984 in Houston, TX and played football at Hastings High School in Alief, TX. He was named a First-Team All-District selection as a wide receiver and return specialist as a senior after leading his school to the district championship. He finished the season with 36 receptions for 502 yards as a receiver and four touchdowns on kickoff and punt returns, earning him a scholarship offer from the University of Houston.

University of Houston

Avery enrolled at Houston in 2003 and redshirted his first season on campus. He started 11 games and hauled in 18 catches...

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