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Louis Vasquez
G #65
Height:
6-5
Weight:
335
Age:
28
College:
Texas Tech
Experience:
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 86 86
2014 DEN 16 16
2013 DEN 16 16
2012 SD 16 16
2011 SD 14 14
2010 SD 10 10
2009 SD 14 14

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Bio

• A seventh-year offensive guard and 2013 Pro Bowler who started all 86 regular-season games and five postseason contests played during his first six NFL seasons with San Diego (2009-12) and Denver (2013-14).

• Allowed only 14.5 sacks and committed just nine penalties during his career in the regular season, according to STATS Inc.

• Started all 16 games for the third consecutive season in 2014, opening Denver’s first eight contests at right guard before filling in at right tackle for the remainder of the season.

• Selected to his first career Pro Bowl following his first year in Denver in 2013, becoming the first offensive guard in Broncos history to be named a first-team All-Pro selection by the Associated Press.

• Finished his 2013 campaign as one of just three 16-game starting NFL guards to allow zero sacks while participating in every offensive snaps (1,207).

• Helped San Diego’s offense rank fourth in the NFL in points per game (25.8) during his four seasons (2009-12) with the franchise and was assessed just one penalty as a Charger.

• Named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2009 after opening 14 games for San Diego and helping the Chargers win their fourth consecutive AFC West Division title.

• Played four seasons at Texas Tech University, helping the Red Raiders rank second in the nation in total offense (529.6 ypg) and scoring (40.0 ppg) during his junior campaign in 2007.

• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (San Diego) on March 12, 2013.

• Selected by the Chargers in the third round (78th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.


• A seventh-year offensive guard and 2013 Pro Bowler who started all 86 regular-season games and five postseason contests played during his first six NFL seasons with San Diego (2009-12) and Denver (2013-14).

• Allowed only 14.5 sacks and committed just nine penalties during his career in the regular season, according to STATS Inc.

• Started all 16 games for the third consecutive season in 2014, opening Denver’s first eight contests at right guard before filling in at right tackle for the remainder of the season.

• Selected to his first career Pro Bowl following his first year in Denver in 2013, becoming the first offensive guard in Broncos history to be named a first-team All-Pro selection by the Associated Press.

• Finished his 2013 campaign as one of just three 16-game starting NFL guards to allow zero sacks while participating in every offensive snaps (1,207).

• Helped San Diego’s offense rank fourth in the NFL in points per game (25.8) during his four seasons (2009-12) with the franchise and was assessed just one penalty as a Charger.

• Named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2009 after opening 14 games for San Diego and helping the Chargers win their fourth consecutive AFC West Division title.

• Played four seasons at Texas Tech University, helping the Red Raiders rank second in the nation in total offense (529.6 ypg) and scoring (40.0 ppg) during his junior campaign in 2007.

• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (San Diego) on March 12, 2013.

• Selected by the Chargers in the third round (78th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by San Diego as a draft choice 7/25/09; Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent 3/12/13.

2014: Vasquez started all 16 regular-season games for the third consecutive season... Started at right guard the first eight games of the season before making the switch to right tackle for the last eight games... Helped the Broncos surrender the fewest sacks (17) in the NFL while ranking fourth in total offense (402.9 ypg).

2013: Vasquez started all 16 regular-season games in his first season with Denver and was named to his first career Pro Bowl... Became the first offensive guard in Broncos history to receive first-team All-Pro recognition from the Associated Press... Finished the season as the only player to participate in 100 percent of the team’s offensive or defensive snaps (1,207 plays)... Part of an offensive line that allowed the fewest overall sacks (20) in the NFL and helped set the NFL single-season scoring record (606 pts.)... Opened all three playoff contests for Denver, allowing zero sacks during the postseason... Earned a spot on Pro Football Focus’ All- Week 3 Team for his performance vs. Oak. (9/23)... Part of an offensive line group that was named a collective Offensive Player of the Week by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King for its performance in which it allowed zero sacks and zero quarterback hits against the NFL’s top-ranked sack defense vs. K.C. (11/17)... Helped the offensive line allow zero sacks or quarterback hits in Denver’s AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/19).

2012: Vasquez opened all 16 games for the first time in his career as one of two Chargers offensive linemen to start every contest... Finished as the only 16-game starting offensive lineman in the NFL to commit zero penalties and allow three of fewer sacks (2.5), according to STATS Inc.

2011: Vasquez started all 14 games played and helped San Diego rank sixth in the NFL in total offense (393.1 ypg) while tying for fifth in the league in scoring (25.4 ppg)... Missed Games 10-11 with an ankle injury.

2010: Vasquez started 10 contests for the Chargers, missing Games 4-5 with a knee injury and Games 11-14 with a neck injury.

2009: Selected by the Chargers in the third round (78th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, Vasquez started all 14 games played and was named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team... Started his first career game in San Diego’s season opener at Oak. (9/14) before injuring his ankle and missing the Chargers’ next two contests.

COLLEGE: Vasquez was a four-year letterman at Texas Tech University, where he started 34-of-39 career games and received All-Big 12 Conference recognition following his final three seasons... Named a third-team All-America selection following his senior season... Blocked for the nation’s top passing attack as a junior in 2007 and was tabbed as a first-team all-conference pick after allowing zero sacks on the year.

PERSONAL: Vasquez attended Corsicana (Texas) High School, where helped his team to a combined 21-3 record over his final two seasons... Earned first-team Class 4A all-state honors from the Associated Press and was named to the All-Area Team by the Dallas Morning News following his senior campaign... Louis Vasquez (pronounced LEW-is VAS-kez) was born on April 11, 1987, in Corsicana, Texas.

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