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Cole Strange

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Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-5

Weight: 310 lbs

College: Tennessee-Chattanooga

2023 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT G GS
1 Eagles L 20 - 25 0 0
2 Dolphins L 17 - 24 1 1
3 @Jets W 15 - 10 1 1

Career Stats

Offensive Line Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2022 New England Patriots 17 17
2023 New England Patriots 2 2
TOTAL 19 19

Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Cole Strange was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round (29th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2022 (17/17)

  • Served as the starting left guard for all 17 games of the 2022 regular season. 
  • Started in the season opener at Miami (9/11). He became the 25th Patriots rookie under Bill Belichick to start on opening day. 

COLLEGE

  • Five-year starter on the offensive line using the COVID-19 rule for a sixth year of eligibility in 2021.
  • 2nd Chattanooga (Keionta Davis-2017) to compete in both the Reese's Senior Bowl & NFL Scouting Combine
  • 2021 All-America First Team: Stats Perform, AFCA, Walter Camp, HERO Sports & Phil Steele
  • 2021 All-America Third Team: AP, 3-time All-Southern Conference
  • Played in 49 games with 44 starts
  • Started all 11 games (9 at left guard and two at left tackle) as a senior in 2021. Led an offensive line that paved the way for 205.5 rushing yards per game, the highest average since 2016 (206.3).
  • Started all 4 games at right guard in 2020.
  • SoCon Jacobs Blocking Award Winner as the top offensive lineman in the league yet second team All-SoCon by the league's coaches and media.
  • Started all 12 games including the first 11 at left guard and then some action at center later in the year due to injuries in 2019.
  • Started all 11 games at left guard, earning second team All-Southern Conference according to the league's coaches, in 2018
  • Started six games at left guard and played in 10 overall as a redshirt freshman in 2017.
  • Sat out the year as a redshirt in 2016.

PERSONAL

  • 2-star prep prospect according to Rivals.com and 247Sports.com.
  • All-State selection as a senior at Farragut Academy in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • KIL Defensive Player of the Year playing for Eddie Courtney.
  • Twice named team captain and a two-time all-district player leading the Admirals to a 10-2 record as a senior.
  • Played in the Tennessee-Kentucky Border Bowl earning Defensive MVP & All-Bowl team.
  • Played in Tennessee East-West All-Star game.
  • Honor Roll student.
  • Full name is Devin Cole Strange.
  • Son of Greg and Kimberly Strange. Has an older brother, Dylan, and a younger sister, Anna.

EXTRA POINTS

  • Cole Strange is the first Patriots player to be drafted from Chattanooga since RB Mario Grier in 1996 in the sixth round. Grier played in 32 games for New England from 1996 through 1997.
  • He is also the highest drafted player from Chattanooga, over taking WR Terrell Owens, who was the 89th pick overall in the third round of the 1996 draft by San Francisco.

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