A.J. Howard was signed by the New England Patriots to the practice squad on Jan. 8, 2019 ... Originally signed by Arizona as a rookie free agent (4/30/18) ... Released by Arizona (9/7/18) ... Signed by N. Y. Giants to the practice squad (10/25/18).
2018 (0/0 – Arizona, N.Y. Giants)
- Spent training camp with Arizona before being released in final roster cut-downs.
- Signed with the Giants to the practice squad in October and spent the majority of the season on their practice squad.
- Played in 51 games at Appalachian State with 38 starts from 2014-17.
- Notched 219 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, four interceptions, 18 passes defensed and two forced fumbles in his college career.
- Two-way player at Harris County where he made 162 tackles and eight interceptions on defense to go with 83 receptions for over 80 yards and four scores on offense.
- Also competed in basketball and track and field.
- Graduated with a degree in psychology.