Bret Lockett

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Bret Lockett
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Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1986-10-07) October 7, 1986 (age 31)
San Dimas, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Diamond Bar (CA)
College: UCLA
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 7
Sacks: 0.0
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 1
Pass deflections: 0
Player stats at

Bret Emanuel Lockett (born October 7, 1986) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at UCLA.

Early years[edit]

Lockett attended Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, California, where he was a three-year starter in football as a safety, linebacker, and wide receiver. As a receiver in 2004, he was a first-team All-Sierra League selection. He also lettered in track and field in 2003.

College career[edit]

After graduating from high school, Lockett attended the University of California, Los Angeles beginning in 2005. He appeared in 12 games as a freshman, contributing on special teams. He saw more time in defense in 2006, recording seven tackles in 13 games played. He made his first start in his junior year in 2007, and totaled 12 tackles over 12 games. In his senior season in 2008, Lockett started 11 games, recording 61 tackles.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Lockett was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Browns following the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Browns during final cuts on September 6, 2009.

New England Patriots[edit]

Lockett was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on September 7, 2009. He was placed on injured reserve on December 9. He finished the 2009 season with seven tackles over 10 games. Following the season, Lockett was an exclusive-rights free agent before re-signing with the Patriots. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2010, with a chest injury.

He was waived/injured during training camp in 2011. Lockett is expected to miss the 2011 season after tearing his groin in preseason game against the Bucs.

New York Jets[edit]

Lockett was signed by the New York Jets to a reserve/future contract on January 2, 2013.[1] He was released on August 26, 2013.[2]


  1. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (2 January 2013). "4 More Signed to Reserve/Future Contracts". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Jets Staff (26 August 2013). "Jets Release 14 Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 26 August 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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