Chris Clemons (safety)

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Chris Clemons
Chris clemons dolphins.jpg
Clemons with the Dolphins in 2013.
No. 20     Houston Texans
Strong Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-15) September 15, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Bradenton, Florida
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school: Arcadia (FL) DeSoto
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 165
Debuted in 2009 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 278
Quarterback sacks 1.5
Pass deflections 17
Interceptions 4
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at

Christian Donovan Clemons[1][2] (born September 15, 1985) is an American football safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University.

Early life[edit]

Clemons attended Desoto County High School in his hometown of Arcadia, Florida.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

2009 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 208 lb 4.41 s 1.44 s 2.53 s 4.38 s 7.27 s 37½ in 10 ft 7 in 19 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5][6]
Clemons (left) with fellow Dolphins starter Yeremiah Bell in 2011.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Clemons was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. In Week 12 against the Oakland Raiders, Clemons recorded his first career interception in a 33-17 victory.

Set to become an unrestricted free agent for 2013 season, Clemons re-signed with the Dolphins on a one-year contract on March 12, 2013.[7]

Houston Texans[edit]

On March 26, 2014 Clemons agreed to terms on a two year contract with the Houston Texans.[8]


  1. ^ "Pro Football Reference Profile". 
  2. ^ "ESPN Profile". 
  3. ^
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  5. ^ "Chris Clemons, DS #3 FS, Clemson". Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  6. ^ NFL Combine Profile
  7. ^ Wesseling, Chris (March 12, 2013). "Chris Clemons, Miami Dolphins reunite for one year". Retrieved 2013-07-04. 
  8. ^ Texans sign FS Chris Clemons

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