Dominique Curry

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Dominique Curry
No. 18     San Jose SaberCats
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-16) August 16, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: Philadelphia (PA) Washington
College: California (PA)
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-East (2006-08)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011
Tackles 11
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Receptions 50
Receiving yards 588
Receiving TDs 25
Tackles 21
Rushing TDs 5
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Dominique Curry (born August 16, 1988) is an American football tight end for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL). After playing college football for California University of Pennsylvania, he was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

Early years[edit]

Curry was a three-sport star (basketball, football and track) at George Washington High School in Philadelphia.

College career[edit]

Curry finished his collegiate career at California University (PA) in 2009 after playing three seasons at Cheyney University. At Cheyney, he had 134 receptions for 2,002 yards and 14 touchdowns.[1] He recorded 13 special teams tackles and blocked two kicks during his only season at California and recorded four catches for 100 yards and a touchdown as a senior.

He caught 134 balls for 2,202 yards and 14 touchdowns while at Cheyney and was a three-time All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East selection and was named PSAC East Rookie of the Year in 2006 after catching 63 passes for 1,035 yards and seven touchdowns. He also played basketball for four years at Cheyney, where he scored 1,079 career points and grabbed 606 career rebounds.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Curry was part of a group of 10 standout football players from college programs around Western Pennsylvania who participated in a Pro Day at Adamson Stadium on March 30, 2010. Curry and the nine others were tested in a variety of NFL Combine-style drills, such as the 3-cone drill, vertical jump and 40-yard dash. Curry measured 6'2", 225 pounds and his 40-time was 4.61.[2]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Curry signed with the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 3, 2010, after attending the team's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. He made the Rams 53-man opening day roster and played in two games in 2010. In Week 3 of the 2010 NFL Season vs. the Washington Redskins, Curry blocked Redskins' punter Graham Gano's punt before suffering a season ending ACL injury.[3] Curry was active for all 16 games during the 2011 NFL season, but did not catch a pass.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Curry was signed by the Detroit Lions on July 23, 2012.[4]

Curry signed a futures contract with the Detroit Lions on January 1, 2013.[5] He was released on June 17, 2013.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

Curry was assigned to the Arena Football League's San Jose SaberCats on December 20, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunt, Donald (July 26, 2012). "Dominique Curry signs with Lions". Philadelphia Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-01. 
  2. ^ Fox Sports.com
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Birkett, Dave (July 23, 2012). "Lions sign receiver Dominique Curry to take Aaron Berry's roster spot". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2012-07-29. 
  5. ^ "Lions sign 12 players to futures deals". detroitlions.com. January 1, 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-03. 

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