Lance Frazier

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Lance Frazier
Free Agent
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Date of birth: (1981-05-23) May 23, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Boynton Beach, Florida
Career information
Status: Exempt (AFL) / Active (CFL)
CFL status: International
Position(s): DB
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
College: West Virginia
High school: Spanish River
AFL Entry: 2006
Organizations
As player:
2004
2004-2005
2006
2006
2006
2006-2012
2007-present
Baltimore Ravens*
Dallas Cowboys
Seattle Seahawks*
Tampa Bay Storm
New Orleans VooDoo
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Philadelphia Soul
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL West All-Star: 2009
Career stats
Playing stats at ArenaFan.com
Playing stats at CFL.ca
Playing stats at NFL.com

Elance "Lance" Frazier (born May 23, 1981 in Boynton Beach, Florida) is an American Canadian football safety who is currently a Free agent, as well as a Wide Receiver / Defensive Back for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at West Virginia University.

In his career, Frazier has played for the Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, and the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). As well as the Tampa Bay Storm, New Orleans VooDoo of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Frazier recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.

High school career[edit]

Frazier played high school football for Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. During his time there he helped lead the Sharks to their first playoff appearance in school history in 1997. While there, Frazier shared the offensive backfield with Jason Geathers currently of the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League.

College career[edit]

Frazier spent four years at West Virginia. As a junior he recorded 49 tackles, eight pass break ups, and two tackles for losses. He was awarded the Whitney Gwynne Award from coaching staff for hi unsung contributions. As a team captain in his senior season, he totaled 61 tackles, 13 pass break ups, five tackles for losses, five interceptions, four forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries, he also returned 12 punts for 282 yards and a touchdown. In his career, he returned 42 punts for 490 yards. He was also a member of the Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll, and he graduated with a degree in Physical Education specializing in athletic coaching.

Professional career[edit]

National Football League (2004–2006)[edit]

Frazier went unselected in the 2004 NFL Draft, but was later signed to the Baltimore Ravens practice squad. In October 2004,[1] he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys, who had numerous cornerbacks injured for lengthy periods of time. While he was with the Cowboys, Frazier started eight regular season games, recording 38 tackles, two interceptions, and in 2004, a punt return average that ranked ninth in the league among rookies.

After the 2005 season, Frazier signed with the Seattle Seahawks where he spent some time on the team's practice squad. He was waived by the team on August 28, 2006.[2] He was then released by the team two days later.[3][4]

Arena Football League (2006–present)[edit]

In December 2005, Frazier signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League.[5] On October 6, 2006, he was traded from the Tampa Bay Storm to the New Orleans VooDoo.[6] The VooDoo placed Frazier on the Exempted list, due to his playing in the Canadian Football League as well as the Arena Football League. On November 9, 2007, Frazier was traded to the Philadelphia Soul for OL Kelvin Chaisson.[7]

Canadian Football League (2006–present)[edit]

Frazier signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders a few months later, in October 2006. In 2006, as a rookie, he played in one game, recording two tackles. In 2007, he recorded 24 tackles, one interception for three yards, and one fumble recovery for 31 yards. In 2008, he recorded 37 tackles, and led the team with five interceptions.[8] In early 2009, the Roughriders re-signed Frazier before he entered free agency.[9] On June 24, 2012, Frazier was cut by the Saskatchewan Roughriders, after playing 6 seasons with them and the two preseason games of 2012.

Personal life[edit]

In the off-season, Frazier spends his time in Delaware. He can often be found continuing workouts at the Brandywine YMCA. He is now a substitute teacher in Delaware for the Christina School District.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cowboys Sign CB Lance Frazier". AP Online. Associated Press. October 13, 2004. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  2. ^ "Seattle Seahawks Transactions - 2006". ESPN.com. 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  3. ^ "Seattle Seahawks Transactions - 2006". ESPN.com. 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  4. ^ "Seattle Seahawks - Transactions". Seahawks.com. August 28, 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  5. ^ "STORM RE-SIGN OL/DL JIMOND PUGH; SIGN WR/DB HUEY WHITTAKER & FORMER DALLAS COWBOY DB LANCE FRAZIER". TampaBayStorm.com. Retrieved 2008-08-15. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Transactions 2008". GoVoodoo.com. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  7. ^ "Philadelphia Soul Transactions". ArenaFan.com. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  8. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/roster/show/id/976
  9. ^ http://www.financialpost.com/scripts/story.html?id=1148703

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