Robert Sands (American football)

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Robert Sands
Robert Sands, Bengals training camp 2012.jpg
Sands in Bengals training camp, 2012
No. 29     Edmonton Eskimos
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-03) November 3, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Carol City
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 134
Debuted in 2011 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: 6-Game Injured List
Career NFL statistics
Stats at

Robert Sands (born November 3, 1989) is an American football safety who currently plays for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the West Virginia Mountaineers.

College career[edit]

Sands played college football for the West Virginia Mountaineers. After his junior season, Sands announced that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Sands was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 134th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He agreed to terms on a rookie contract on July 29. On December 4, 2011, Sands made his debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers but did not record any stats. He was placed on injured reserve on August 24, 2012, due to a chest injury. The Bengals released him on June 12, 2013.


In January 2013, Sands was arrested and charged with assault in the fourth degree in a domestic violence incident.[2]


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