Brian Witherspoon

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Brian Witherspoon
Brian Witherspoon.jpg
Witherspoon in 2009
No. 38, 29
Cornerback / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-06-05) June 5, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Butler, Alabama
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Butler (AL) Choctaw County
College: Stillman
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Last played in 2010 for the New York Giants
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 16
Interceptions 0
Pass deflections 0
Stats at NFL.com

Brian Witherspoon (born June 5, 1985) is an American track and field runner and former American football cornerback and return specialist. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Stillman.


Professional career[edit]

2008 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 10 in 170 lb 4.29 s 1.42 s 2.51 s 4.36 s 6.86 s 40 in 10 ft 10 in
All values from NFL Combine

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Witherspoon was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2008.

He tore his ACL for a second straight season during offseason practices with the Giants, and was waived/injured on May 24.

Witherspoon has also played for the Detroit Lions, Carolina Panthers and New York Giants.

Track and field[edit]

In July 2013, Witherspoon retired from football to be a full-time track and field runner.[1] He qualified for the US Track & Field Nationals in both the 100 meters, with a time of 10.22 seconds, and 200 meters, with a time of 20.66 seconds.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
60 meters 6.97 Daytona Beach, Florida February 16, 2013
100 meters 10.22 Montverde, Florida June 8, 2013
200 meters 20.66 Montverde, Florida June 8, 2013

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