Frank Kearse

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Frank Kearse
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Kearse playing for the Redskins in 2014.
No. 73 Washington Redskins
Position: Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-28) October 28, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
College: Alabama A&M
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 231
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 39
Quarterback sacks: 4.5
Pass deflections: 1
Stats at NFL.com

Frank Kearse (born October 28, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft 231st overall. He played college football at Alabama A&M.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Kearse with the Dolphins in the 2011 preseason.

The Miami Dolphins selected Kearse with the 231st overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Played in six games with four starts at nose tackle for Carolina Panthers. Inactive during the beginning of the 2011 season. He was released on August 28, 2013.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

The Tennessee Titans signed Kearse to its practice squad on November 26, 2013.[2]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Kearse was signed onto the Dallas Cowboys' roster from the Titans' practice squad on December 18, 2013.[3] The Cowboys released him on May 12, 2014.[4]

Washington Redskins[edit]

On May 17, 2014, Kearse signed with the Washington Redskins.[5] In the Week 2 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he recorded one of the ten sacks the team had against quarterback Chad Henne.[6] In a Monday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks on October 6, 2014, Kearse recorded a career-high five combined tackles, including a sack on Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miami Dolphins wrap up draft by selecting DT Frank Kearse, CB Jimmy Wilson in 7th round
  2. ^ Archer, Todd (December 18, 2013). "Cowboys add DL Frank Kearse". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  3. ^ George, Brandon (December 18, 2013). "Dallas Cowboys sign WR/kick returner Micheal Spurlock, DT Frank Kearse to active roster". Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  4. ^ Cowboys Release Six Players To Make Room For New Acquisitions
  5. ^ Walker, Andrew (May 17, 2014). "Gruden: ‘Hats Off’ To Those At Rookie Minicamp". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  6. ^ "Redskins-Jaguars Monday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. September 15, 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-02. 
  7. ^ Czarda, Stephen (October 18, 2014). "Frank Kearse Follows Unlikely Path To Redskins". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2015-01-02. 

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