Garrett Reynolds
T #70
North Carolina
Knoxville, TN
Offensive Line
TOTAL 68 38
2015 STL 16 11
2014 DET 10 4
2013 ATL 15 10
2012 ATL 7 6
2011 ATL 16 7
2010 ATL 0 0
2009 ATL 4 0

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Veteran tackle who brings experience, size and strength to the Lions offensive line, having started 27 of his 52 career games played.


  • Re-signed by the Lions as a free agent on September 10, 2014.
  • Released by the Lions on August 30, 2014.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on July 17, 2014.
  • Released by the Falcons on February 18, 2014.
  • Re-signed by the Falcons on March 9, 2013.
  • Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Veteran tackle who brings experience, size and strength to the Lions offensive line, having started 27 of his 52 career games played.

2014: Originally signed by the Lions during training camp before rejoining the team in Week 2 at Carolina (9/14), where he started at right tackle in place of injured T LaAdrian Waddle and T Corey Hilliard. Provided key depth along the entire offensive line with his ability to fill in at guard when needed.

  • Started four games at right tackle, including Week 2 at Carolina (9/14), Week 3 vs. Green Bay (9/21), Week 4 at New York Jets (9/28) and Week 8 at Atlanta (10/26).
  • Saw action at the back-up tackle position in Week 17 at Green Bay (12/28).
  • Blocked for Lions QB Matthew Stafford as he threw for 323 yards in the NFC Wild Card game at Dallas (1/4) as he filled in for injured G Travis Swanson

2013: Started 10 games for the Atlanta Falcons at guard and played in 15 on the season.

2012: Began the season in a starting role along the Falcons’ offensive line.

  • Blocked for RB Michael Turner as he set a franchise record with his 26th 100-yard game against Carolina (9/30).
  • Was placed on Reserve/Injured after seven games.

2011: Earned a starting role for the Falcons and played all 16 regular-season games.

  • Key cog of the offensive line that helped Falcons produce a record-setting 28 first downs against Washington (10/7).
  • Starting member of the offensive line that did not allow a sack on 42 pass attempts at Seattle (10/2).

2010: Was inactive for the season.

2009: Played five games for the Falcons as a rookie.

Starter for three years on both the offensive and defensive lines while attending North Carolina.

  • Selected as First-Team All-ACC by the ACC Sports Journal and Second-Team All-ACC by the Associated Press.
  • Placed on the 2008 Lombardi Award Watch List.

Attended Carter High School in Tennessee, where he is the only student athlete ever to make it to the NFL.

  • Nephew of former 49ers and Rams guard, Jack “Hacksaw” Reynolds.

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