Byron Frisch

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Byron Frisch
No. 90, 99
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-12-17) December 17, 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth: Roseville, CA
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school: Bonita Vista (CA)
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 3 / Pick: 93
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Byron Arthur Frisch (born December 17, 1976) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. He played college football at Brigham Young University.

Early years[edit]

Frisch attended Bonita Vista High School, helping the team win 2 championships and receiving All-CIF honors as a senior. He also practiced wrestling.[1]

He received a scholarship from Brigham Young University. He suffered a fractured ankle as a freshman, but was able to recover to play in the season. The next year, he led the team with 9 sacks. As a junior, he registered 70 tackles (fourth on the team), 5 sacks and 14 quarterback hurries. As a senior, he registered 55 tackles (17 for loss), 8 sacks, 14 quarterback hurries and 2 forced fumbles. He finished his career with 210 tackles (43 for loss), 25 sacks, 46 quarterback hurries and 7 forced fumbles.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Frisch was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he was declared inactive in most of the games and also suffered from a foot injury. He was waived on September 2, 2001.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On September 25, 2001, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. He was used mostly as a pass rush specialist, because he struggled defending the run. He was released on August 27, 2002.[2]

New York Giants[edit]

The New York Giants signed him as a free agent on October 15, 2002, after Keith Hamilton was injured.[3] He was cut on March 23, 2003.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On July 3, 2003, he was signed as a free agent by the San Francisco 49ers.[4] He was released on August 26.

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, he was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud in California. He has 3 children and a wife. Hie oldest son is Colton, middle daughter is Chloe, and his favorite the youngest child names soren. Soren is 14 years old and plays lacrosse for Encinitas mustangs. Byron now lives running a solar company in San Marcos. [5] The charges were dismissed in 2016.[6]


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