Duane Clemons

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Duane Clemons
No. 92, 99
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-05-23) May 23, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth: Riverside, California
Career information
College: California
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
Debuted in 1996 for the Minnesota Vikings
Last played in 2005 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 337
Sacks 49.5
Fumble recoveries 11
Stats at NFL.com

Duane Anthony Clemons[1] (born May 23, 1974[2]) is a former American Football defensive end who played in the National Football League between 1996 and 2005.[3] He was a first round selection in the 1996 NFL Draft out of the University of California by the Minnesota Vikings.[4]

On September 8, 2008, Clemons signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League[5] and was assigned to their practice roster, but was released by the team on September 15, 2008.[6] He is currently the defensive line coach for the MidAmerica Nazarene University Pioneers. His son Butch Clemons is now following in his footsteps at Southwest High School.


  1. ^ "Duane Clemons". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  2. ^ "Duane Clemons". nfl.com. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  3. ^ "Duane Clemons". databasefootball.com. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  4. ^ "1996 NFL Draft". databasefootball.com. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  5. ^ "ARGOS ADD NINE". 2008-09-08. Retrieved 2008-09-24. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Argonauts add former East all-star Strickland". cbc.ca. 2008-09-15. Retrieved 2008-09-24.