Las Vegas Locomotives
|Defensive backs coach|
|Date of birth:December 3, 1969|
|Place of birth: Hampton, Virginia|
|Undrafted in 1995|
|Debuted in 1995 for the Arizona Cardinals|
|Last played in 2004 for the St. Louis Rams|
|Coaching debut in 2009 for the Mesa Community College|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Kwamie Lassiter (born December 3, 1969) is a former American football Safety and current defensive backs coach of the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 1995. He played college football at Kansas.
Lassiter played his first two years of college football at Butler County Community College in 1989 and 1990 before transferring to the University of Kansas in 1991. He sat out the 1991 season, played at Kansas from 1992 to 1994, and graduated with a degree in communications. After Lassiter suffered a broken collarbone by the third game of the 1993 season, the NCAA granted Lassiter a sixth year of eligibility.
In the Cardinals' final regular season game of the 1998 season, a 16-13 victory over the San Diego Chargers that clinched the Cardinals' first playoff berth in 15 years, Lassiter intercepted Chargers quarterback Craig Whelihan four times.
Lassiter spent the 2004 preseason with the Chargers and was cut. The St. Louis Rams signed Lassiter on September 21, 2004.
Since 2009, Lassiter has hosted Kwamie Lassiter's Sports Talk on the VoiceAmerica Internet radio network.
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