Dominique Byrd

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Dominique Byrd
Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-02-07) February 7, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93
Debuted in 2006 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2004)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions 6
Receiving yards 83
Receiving TDs 1
Stats at NFL.com

Dominique Montiel Byrd (born February 7, 1984) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern California.

He has also been a member of the Arizona Cardinals Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks.

Early years[edit]

Following his high school career at Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Byrd played in the 2002 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

College career[edit]

Byrd went to Southern California where he made a 2004 All-Pac-10 honorable mention, and was best known for catching two one-handed touchdown passes, one of which was in the Orange Bowl victory against University of Oklahoma.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-2⅝ ** 255 ** 4.79 * x x 4.44 ** x 36" 9'8" ** 16 ** x

(* represents USC Pro Day [2])

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Byrd was taken in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft at pick #93 overall. He played 5 games in the 2006 season, catching 2 balls for 39 yards and one touchdown.[3]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

After spending the 2008 season out of football, Byrd was signed by the Arizona Cardinals on May 5, 2009. He was waived on November 24, 2009. On January 21, 2010, Byrd was re-signed to a future contract by the Cardinals. But his stay with the Cardinals ended on August 30, 2010, when he was released by the team.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On January 21, 2011, the Seahawks signed Byrd to a future contract.[4] He was released on September 13.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On October 26, 2011 the Redskins signed Byrd to a 1 year deal as a back up to replace Chris Cooley, who was placed on injured reserve. He was waived on November 8. He resigned for the Redskins, after Fred Davis was suspended on December 6. Byrd was released on December 20, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Video on YouTube
  2. ^ Dom Bryd NFl Scout.com
  3. ^ NFL Players
  4. ^ Caple, Christian (January 21, 2011). "Seahawks sign 5 players to future contracts". www.seattlepi.com. 

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