|Date of birth:||February 17, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Chandler, Arizona|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||335 lb (152 kg)|
|College:||Wake Forest University|
|NFL draft:||2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Chris DeGeare (Born February 17, 1987) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted 161st overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
DeGeare's wife, Moraya, is a graduate student and the granddaughter of the late folk singer and activist, Pete Seeger.
He played collegiate football for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. He played high school football for Robert B. Glenn High School in Kernersville, NC, where he graduated in 2005.
On August 31, 2012 as the Vikings reduced their roster down to league maximum of 53 players, he was released.
New York Giants
On January 8, 2013, DeGeare signed a reserve/future contract with the New York Giants. On August 20, 2013, he was waived/injured by the Giants. On August 21, 2013, he cleared waivers and was placed on the Giants' injured reserve list.
- ESPN NFL draft tracker
- Craig, Mark. "Chris Carr, Sage Rosenfels surprises among Vikings' final cuts". Star Tribune. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- "Ex-Viking DeGeare fills final spot on Titans' practice squad". Star Tribune. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
- Eisen, Michael (August 20, 2013). "Injury forces Offensive Line shuffle". Giants.com. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- Sabin, Rainer (January 8, 2014). "Dallas Cowboys add four players to reserve/future list". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved March 15, 2014.