Christian Donovan Clemons [1 ] (born September 15, 1985) is an [2 ] American football safety who currently plays for the Arizona Cardinals. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University.
Early life [ edit ]
Clemons attended Desoto County High School in his hometown of
Arcadia, Florida. [3 ] [4 ]
Professional career [ edit ]
2009 NFL Combine [ edit ]
Clemons (left) with fellow Dolphins starter
Miami Dolphins [ edit ]
Clemons was drafted by the
Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. In Week 12 against the Oakland Raiders, Clemons recorded his first career interception in a 33-17 victory.
Set to become an unrestricted free agent for
2013 season, Clemons re-signed with the Dolphins on a one-year contract on March 12, 2013. [7 ]
Houston Texans [ edit ]
On March 26, 2014, Clemons agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the
Houston Texans. He was released on August 31, 2014. [8 ] [9 ] [10 ]
Arizona Cardinals [ edit ]
Clemons signed with the
Arizona Cardinals on December 8, 2014. [11 ]
On October 9, 2015, after reaching an injury settlement, Clemons was released by the Cardinals. On December 22, 2015, Clemons was re-signed by the Cardinals after free safety
Tyrann Mathieu went down with a season-ending ACL injury. [12 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Pro Football Reference Profile". pro-football-reference.com.
^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com.
^ "Chris Clemons, DS #3 FS, Clemson". nfldraftscout.com . Retrieved . 2013-07-04
^ NFL Combine Profile
^ Wesseling, Chris (March 12, 2013). "Chris Clemons, Miami Dolphins reunite for one year". NFL.com . Retrieved . 2013-07-04
^ Texans sign FS Chris Clemons
^ Hanzus, Dan (August 31, 2014). "Chris Clemons cut by Texans; Manning likely back". NFL.com . Retrieved . 2014-08-31
^ Rapoport, Ian (August 20, 2013). "Texans cut veteran safety Chris Clemons, WR Mike Thomas". blog.chron.com/ulitmatetexans . Retrieved . August 31, 2014
^ Alper, Josh (December 22, 2015). "Cardinals bring back Chris Clemons". NBCSports.com . Retrieved . December 22, 2015
External links [ edit ]