Andrew Levitre is an offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills, who selected him with the 51st overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Levitre attended Oregon State University, where he played for four seasons. Levitre is 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 317 pounds. His last name is pronounced Leh-VEET-tree. He is listed as a guard by the Bills, despite primarily playing tackle during his high school and college careers.
Prep Career
At San Lorenzo Valley High School in Ben Lomand, CA, Levitre was a two-way player, playing both offensive and defensive tackle. He signed with Oregon State after also considering offers from LSU and Arizona, where his brother Erick was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats.
College Career
Levitre spent five seasons at Oregon State, sitting out the 2004 season as a redshirt. Over the next four years, Levitre was a regular on the Beavers offensive line. He saw time at every line position other than center (including tight end). In 2007 and 2008, he started every game at either left or right tackle. He was a second team All-Pac-10 selection by the league's coaches as a junior. His senior year, he earned first team All-Pac-10 honors and was a first team AFCA All-America selection.
NFL Career
Levitre was selected in the second round (51st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. One day after the start of training camp, Levitre signed a four-year contract with Buffalo.