Chris Cash (American football)

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Chris Cash
No. 29, 27
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-07-13) July 13, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth: Stockton, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: USC
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 6 / Pick: 175
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 142
Interceptions: 2
Passes Defended: 16
Forced fumbles: 2

Christopher James Cash (born July 13, 1980) is the Assistant Secondary Coach in charge of the cornerbacks for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Cash played professionally for the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons.

High school career[edit]

He attended Franklin High School in Stockton.[1]

College career[edit]

Cash played college football at the University of Southern California and graduated in 2002. He was All-Pac-10 second-team as a senior for the USC Trojans.[2] He transferred to USC from Palomar College in San Marcos, CA.[3] Cash accepted a scholarship to University of Colorado out of high school, but a mix-up with his transcript prevented him from enrolling.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Cash was selected by the Detroit Lions in the 6th round (175th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft. He started in 12 games and had 100 tackles and one interception his rookie season with the Lions, but he missed the 2003 campaign with a knee injury.[4] In 2004, Cash played in 11 games for the Lions, starting five. Cash joined the Atlanta Falcons in September 2005 after being released by the Lions in preseason,[5] but only played in three games. Cash spent the 2006 season (after September 2) on injured reserve.[6] Unable to stay healthy, he was released thereafter by the Falcons and did not play another NFL game.[7]

Coaching[edit]

He served as defensive coordinator for Franklin High School's football team for five years.[7] In March 2013, Cash was hired as safeties coach at Florida A&M University.[7]

On March 25, 2015, Cash was named as an Assistant Secondary Coach for Seattle Seahawks. [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hannah, Dogen. "Franklin graduate's college-football dreams dashed". The Record, September 4, 1998. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  2. ^ USCTrojans.com. "Chris Cash Profile". Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  3. ^ Sondheimer, Eric. "Trojans Come On Late in Recruiting". Los Angeles Times, January 31, 2000. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  4. ^ ESPN.com. "Lions put cornerback on injured reserve". September 7, 2003. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  5. ^ Associated Press. "Falcons juggle roster". Gadsden Times, September 20, 2005. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  6. ^ Associated Press. "Falcons cut DT Lavalais while getting down to 53-player limit". ESPN.com, September 2, 2006. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  7. ^ a b c Murraine, St. Clair. "FAMU football coach teaches schemes, lessons". Tallahassee Democrat, April 9, 2013. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  8. ^ Seahawks.com. "Dwaine Board, Chris Cash and Andre Curtis added to coaching staff". Seahawks.com, Retrieved on March 26, 2015.

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