Vernon Dean

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Vernon Dean
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-05-05) May 5, 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school: Los Angeles (CA)
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
Debuted in 1982 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
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Wellington Vernon Dean (born May 5, 1959 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at San Diego State University and was drafted in the second round of the 1982 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Dean played 7 seasons in the NFL, six with the Washington Redskins. His finest season was in 1984, when he picked off 7 passes and had 114 int return yards and scored 2 touchdowns. He appeared in 101 games throughout his career, and finished with 22 interceptions and two touchdowns.[2]

Personal life[edit]

On January 11, 2011, Dean was arrested in Pine Bluff, Arkansas due to possession of crack cocaine.[3]