|Date of birth:March 30, 1978|
|Place of birth: Miami, Florida|
|High school: Miami (FL)|
|College: Michigan State|
|NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103|
|Debuted in 1999 for the Detroit Lions|
|Last played in 2005 for the Columbus Destroyers|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
Sedrick Irvin (born March 30, 1978 in Miami, Florida) is the head football coach for Westminster Christian School in Palmetto Bay, Florida.  He was previously the running backs coach for the University of Memphis.
Irvin played high school football at Miami Southridge High School and Miami High School, where he was named a USA Today All-American in 1995. He played college football at Michigan State where he was well known for his jukes and stutter steps while en route to 1,000 yard rushing seasons in each of his 3 seasons there. Irvin left MSU after his junior season with the fourth most rushing yards in school history to enter the NFL draft.
His Sophomore season in 1997 he ran for 1211 yards on 231 carries and scored 9 TD.
As a Junior in 1998 he ran for 1167 yards on 272 carries and scored 10 TD.
Professional playing career
Irvin fell to the fourth round in the 1999 NFL Draft due to scouts citing that he was too slow for the NFL game. He proved those critics wrong when he led the Detroit Lions in touchdowns his rookie year while backing up James Stewart. After two years in which he was beset by injuries, the Lions let Irvin go. He signed with the Miami Dolphins in hopes of returning to the NFL, but never saw game time. He also played in NFL Europe and the Arena Football League where he played linebacker and fullback, both positions new to him.
He was formerly an assistant coach at Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami. From 2008-2009, he worked under head coach Nick Saban at the University of Alabama. During his acceptance speech for the Heisman Trophy, Alabama running back Mark Ingram thanked Irvin for helping him throughout his college career. On January 14, 2010, Irvin was named the running backs coach for the Memphis Tigers On March 6, 2011 he was hired as the new head football coach for Westminster Christian School.
- http://www.wcsmiami.org/news/detail.dot?id=246549. Missing or empty
- "Sedrick Irvin". University of Memphis. Retrieved January 19, 2010.
- "Sedrick Irvin Added As Memphis Running Backs Coach". University of Memphis. January 14, 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2010.