Derek Schouman

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Derek Schouman
Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-03-11) March 11, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Eagle, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
College: Boise State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Debuted in 2007 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x First-team All-WAC (2005–2006)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Receptions 18
Receiving yards 172
Receiving touchdowns 1
Stats at NFL.com

Derek Schouman (born March 11, 1985 in Eagle, Idaho) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise State.

He has also played for the St. Louis Rams.

Early years[edit]

Schouman attended Eagle High School in Eagle, Idaho and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was a two-year starter as a tight end. As a Junior, he was an impact player for the State Championship team. As a senior, he was a first team All-Southern Idaho Conference selection and as a junior, he was a second team All-Southern Idaho Conference selection.

College career[edit]

Schouman was a four-year starter at Boise State. Perhaps his greatest claim to fame was catching a fourth-down touchdown pass in overtime of the Broncos' win over Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl which set up the now-famous Jared Zabransky-to-Ian Johnson Statue of Liberty play for the winning two-point conversion.

Statistics[edit]

Year Team Conf   GP Rec Yrd TD Ave
2003 Boise State WAC 14 17 272 4 16
2004 Boise State WAC 7 15 284 2 18.9
2005 Boise State WAC 12 17 177 1 10.4
2006 Boise State WAC 12 29 276 4 9.5
NCAA Totals0000000000000000000 45 78 1009 11 12.9

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Schouman recorded 3 receptions for 19 yards as an H-Back before suffering a season-ending sprained ankle against the Cincinnati Bengals in 2007. He started fourteen games in 2008 and 2009 before being placed on injured reserve early in 2009 with a knee injury. The Bills placed him on injured reserve again in 2010 and waived him on September 8, 2010.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Schouman was signed by the St. Louis Rams on November 17, 2010.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On August 10, 2011, Schouman signed with the Washington Redskins. He was released by the team on September 3, 2011.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011