Chris DeGeare

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Chris DeGeare
No. 72, 62
Personal information
Born: (1987-02-17) February 17, 1987 (age 32)
Chandler, Arizona
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:335 lb (152 kg)
Career information
High school:Robert B. Glenn
(Kernersville, North Carolina)
College:Wake Forest
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:8
Games Started:5
Player stats at

Chris DeGeare (Born February 17, 1987) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted 161st overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]


DeGeare's wife, Moraya Seeger DeGeare, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnetonka, Minnesota and Beacon, New York. She is a founding therapist of BFF Therapy. Moraya specializes her work around intersectionality, Racial Identity development, cross cultural couples, intimacy and healing in marginalized groups. Moraya is the granddaughter of the late folk singer and activist, Pete Seeger.

College career[edit]

He played collegiate football for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. He played high school football for Robert B. Glenn High School in Kernersville, NC, where he graduated in 2005.

Professional career[edit]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On August 31, 2012 as the Vikings reduced their roster down to league maximum of 53 players, he was released.[2]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On September 5, 2012, he was added to the Tennessee Titans practice squad.[3]

New York Giants[edit]

On January 8, 2013, DeGeare signed a reserve/future contract with the New York Giants. On August 20, 2013, he was waived/injured by the Giants.[4] On August 21, 2013, he cleared waivers and was placed on the Giants' injured reserve list.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On January 8, 2014, DeGeare was signed to a reserve/future contract by the Dallas Cowboys.[5]


  1. ^ ESPN NFL draft tracker
  2. ^ Craig, Mark. "Chris Carr, Sage Rosenfels surprises among Vikings' final cuts". Star Tribune. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Ex-Viking DeGeare fills final spot on Titans' practice squad". Star Tribune. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
  4. ^ Eisen, Michael (August 20, 2013). "Injury forces Offensive Line shuffle". Retrieved August 20, 2013.
  5. ^ Sabin, Rainer (January 8, 2014). "Dallas Cowboys add four players to reserve/future list". The Dallas Morning News. Archived from the original on February 11, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.