Chris DeGeare

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Chris DeGeare
No. 72, 62
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-17) February 17, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth: Chandler, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 335 lb (152 kg)
Career information
High school: Kernersville (NC) Glenn
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, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnetonka, Minnesota and 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. Retrieved March 15, 2014.