Sanders Commings

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Sanders Commings
No. 26     Kansas City Chiefs
Free Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-03-08) March 8, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: Augusta (GA) Westside
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 134
Debuted in 2013 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Sanders Commings (born March 8, 1990) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia. Commings was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Commings was born in Augusta, Georgia. He attended Westside High School in Augusta, and play high school football for the Westside Patriots. As a senior in 2007, he missed five games with a cracked fibula but still tallied three interceptions, 41 tackles, 109 rushing yards, 248 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns, and as a junior, he recorded seven interceptions. He also played baseball, where as a junior, he batted .406 with six home runs, 27 runs batted in and 18 stolen bases and was a 37th round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2008 MLB Draft.

College career[edit]

While attending the University of Georgia, Commings played for coach Mark Richt's Georgia Bulldogs football team between 2008 and 2012. During his college career, he appeared in 58 games, starting 34 of them, and accumulated 154 tackles (113 solo), six tackles for loss, 17 pass break-ups and eight interceptions.[1]

Professional career[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round, 134th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[2]

On July 23, 2013, Commings fractured his left collarbone during training camp practice and was expected to be sidelined anywhere from two to six weeks. On July 30, 2014 he broke his ankle during training camp, which required surgery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanders Commings (1990-03-08). "Sanders Commings Bio - Georgia Official Athletic Site". Georgiadogs.com. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  2. ^ "Chiefs draft Georgia cornerback Sanders Commings". KansasCity.com. 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Ryan (July 23, 2013). "Chiefs rookie Sanders Commings breaks collarbone". CBSSports.com. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 

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